Miri – The decision to proceed with the construction of the Trusan Dam is in direct contradiction with previous policy. In an recent article in The Borneo Post, Abang Johari was quoted as saying the Trusan dam in Lawas will be built after the completion of the Baleh Dam in Kapit. At...
- BARAM HERITAGE SURVEY
New paper in Nature analyses the wide-scale negative impacts of damming rivers in the Amazon basin. The Amazon basin will suffer significant and irreversible environmental damage if hundreds of planned dams are constructed. The hydrophysical and ecological disturbances will impact the Amazon basin’s floodplains, estuary, and sediment plume. The benefits will not...
Recent claims of local support for the Baram Dam coupled with promises of compensation and resettlement from problem-ridden Batang Ai and Bakun Dams have bolstered the opposition to Taib, Chief Minister of Sarawak. Protests have escalated as the affected Baram people voice concerns that Taib and his supporters are falsifying...
This press statement was released on the 29th of August, 2011. “Flood from the dam and the infrastructure associated with the construction will definitely bring irreparable damage to the whole environment. It will destroy a heritage for which all Malaysian or human race should respect and harness.” For more information...
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