Category Archives: Eco Matters

Stats + Facts | Some disheartening realities through figs

By Dian Hasan | February 3, 2011 They say that a picture tells a thousand words, and can travel across borders. When a picture is that compelling, often no translation is required. Such is true in photojournalism. The reverse can … Continue reading

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China and the Electronic Waste Export Challenge

By Dian Hasan | May 21, 2010 A simple question that accompanied a promotion for a seminar  at University of San Francisco drew my attention; “How may cell phones, computers, and other hi-tech gadgets have you THROWN AWAY? If this … Continue reading

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What if we gave Orang Utans a Kit-Kat break, instead of us?

By Dian Hasan | April 21, 2009 Borrowing the a tagline made famous by Kit -Kat Chocolate Bar – “Give me a break”, Greenpeace used it in a public campaign to raise awareness of the plight of the Orang Utans, … Continue reading

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Less palm-oil based soaps can save rainforests

By Dian Hasan | April 21, 2009 We all know the value of sustaining an environmental balance. Educating ourselves and others better on the dangers of how we – the planet’s most able, intelligent, resourceful species (or should I say, … Continue reading

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Threats to Komodo’s Biodiversity ~ Destructive Fishing

By Dian Hasan | October 12, 2009 There are numerous threats to the biodiversity of Komodo National Park including human population pressure, tourism, the introduction of exotic species and poaching. However, the most potent threat lies in the destructive fishing … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Sedil Besar, Malaysia

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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Imparting eco-values in young minds ~ Langkawi Island, Malaysia

By Dian Hasan | September 20, 2009 Departing from the adage “teach them young and they shall remember”, one Singapore-based organization – Eco Field Trips (EFT) – brings school kids closer top nature for a most rewarding “out-of-classroom” learning experience. … Continue reading

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