Stories from Opinion

  • 2 years ago

    Food (labels) for thought

    AUGUST 2 ― One of the things I like to do when I am in a new country, be it for travel or studies, is to visit the local grocery store. Why do I do so, you ask? Although it is...

  • 2 years ago

    In defence of captivity

    JUNE 21 ― Back to back human-wildlife encounters shocked the world in the past two weeks. Regrettably, these animals, like many others in the past, paid the ultimate price:...

  • 2 years ago

    Towards a wilder Malaysia

    MARCH 15 ― In the 1950s, construction carried out at the iconic Trafalgar Square in Central London revealed something unexpected. The remains of large animals (or what...

  • 2 years ago

    Of pregnant tigers and sad whales

    FEBRUARY 23 ― February 2016 has been a grim month so far for Malaysian wildlife. In a span of less than one week, we have lost members of two very recognisable species...

  • 3 years ago

    Can we afford to think about the environment?

    FEBRUARY 6 — Generally, there are three main modes of intercity travel in the UK – bus, rail or plane, with most people opting for either the bus or train. But when...

  • 3 years ago

    Penang: A Singapore in the making?

    JANUARY 21 ― The rise of Singapore since its split from Malaysia in 1965 has been meteoric. Touted as one of the 4 Asian Tigers, the island-nation’s annual GDP grew at...

  • 3 years ago

    Prepare for a wetter future?

    JANUARY 7 — As millions celebrated Christmas last week, the twin storms Eva and Desmond brought heavy rain to areas across North England. The barrier at the River Foss was...