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Friday / May 18, 2018 /

Eight local women we should celebrate

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These aren’t fancy celebs, but real women making a positive change in our country

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Monday / May 07, 2018 /

Advocating for Sustainable Future through Green Entrepreneurship

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Article first appeared in GEM Magazine, written by Aqwa Alif.

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Monday / Apr 30, 2018 /

Yasmin Rasyid – An Eco Warrior

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A recent online article published on Brainsfeed.org on 30th April 2018

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永續環境論壇 NGO領袖齊聚台中
Friday / Apr 13, 2018 /

永續環境論壇 NGO領袖齊聚台中

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「2018國際非政府組織年會—全球永續環境論壇」17日在台中登場,亞洲各國最具影響力的NGO組織領袖聚焦討論永續產業、環保教育等議題,籌組「國際非政府組織聯盟」,希望能擴建台灣能見度,突破傳統外交困境,讓公民社會力量與國際有效連結。

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Friday / Mar 30, 2018 /

A Mother’s Manifesto on a Sustainable Future for her Children (dedicated to all Malaysian politicians)

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On this day, March 29th 2018, I saw the display of flags of a political party in the city (Jalan Kuching roundabout to be specific), and immediately I was thinking about where the flags were made, who made them, how far was it transported before it reached our shores, the dye and ink used in…

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Monday / Mar 26, 2018 /

How to Make the Air Quality Better by Changing the Way We Shop (The Challenges of Air Pollution in Malaysia: A Malaysian NGO’s Perspective)

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A keynote speech delivered at the 2018 International Conference on Environmental Sustainability, March 16th 2018 at Taichung City, Taiwan

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Monday / Mar 26, 2018 /

A Reverse In S’gor’s No-Plastic Policy Would Be A Step Backwards From The Government’s Sustainable Agenda

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Do our leaders genuinely not care for the environment? That was the question that came to light when Selangor Barisan Nasional (BN) Chairman Tan Sri Noh Omar, who is also the Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister, openly stated they will reverse the state’s no-plastic policy in the event the party recaptures Selangor in the forthcoming 14th General Election (GE14).

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Monday / Mar 05, 2018 /

Keynote Address: The Future of Sustainable Mining in Malaysia

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* Delivered by Puan Yasmin Rasyid, Founder and President of EcoKnights at the Sustainable Mining Development and Practices Symposium, March 1st 2018, Faculty of Sciences, University Malaya. INTRODUCTION Malaysia is rich and diverse in its people, culture and race. The country is also very rich in minerals with over 33 different mineral types found with a…

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Wednesday / Jan 31, 2018 /

Speech of KLEFF Founder, Yasmin Rasyid, at the launch of the 11th Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

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Speech Delivered on January 29th, 2018 in conjunction with the Launch of KLEFF 2018 Good evening, It sure feels good to be here today, with this year’s festival partners, and to have the opportunity to speak at the launch of what is now the 11th installation of the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival. Now, allow…

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Monday / Jan 22, 2018 /

DIY Gravity Feed Rainwater Harvesting at Home

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As much as I advocate for greener living at home, I also understand and realise that green solutions are not always affordable. However, if you’re like me (stubborn and determined to find a cheap hack) then green living is not necessarily something that will burn a hole in your pocket. Building a simple rainwater harvesting... [ read more ]