Category Green News

Malaysia tallest known tropical tree

In one of Malaysia’s last remaining pristine wildernesses – the Maliau Basin Conservation Area, known as Sabah’s Lost World

The world’s tallest known tropical tree has been discovered with measuring of around 89.5 meters.

In Minecraft gaming world, where the gaming enthusiasts may be familiar with the species of tree called yellow meranti (Shorea faguetiana)

The tree is almost as tall as London’s Big Ben clock tower and beats the previous record-holder in the tropics by 1.2 meters. However, it is not the tallest tree in the world – that title is held by a 115-metre-high coast redwood in Redwood National Park, California...

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Selamat Hari Raya 2020

Wishing all having meaningful festive holidays!

We wish you joy, peace, prosperity and unity on this special celebration as we grow together towards greater heights.

Please be informed that in conjunction with the nationwide celebration of Hari Raya, Our nursery will be closed on Monday (25th May 2020) and Tuesday (26th May 2020).

We will resume business as usual on Wednesday (27th May 2020).

Warm Regards,

SJH Nursery & Landscaping Sdn. Bhd.
Management & Staff

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EarthDay 2020: 9 ways to celebrate 50th anniversary (Covid19 lockdown)

Earth Day is observed on April 22 around the world every year to support environmental protection. The day is dedicated to key activities such as raising awareness about the environment and its advocacy. This day, schoolchildren take part in awareness rallies, environmentalists organised several events and symposium to inform and educate people about the role of every individual in saving the environment.

This year due to coronavirus(Covid19) outbreak, a lot of people can’t become a part of any such programs. But, we can surely do our bit while staying at home.

1. Plant a tree

If you have seeds with you in your house, you can place them in your garden and water them daily. Trees produce oxygen which essential for both humans and wildlife to survive...

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Malaysia national tree – Merbau

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 23 — Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today announced an indigenous hardwood species the Merbau as Malaysia’s national tree. 

The prime minister said Merbau was chosen as a symbol of national pride and to show the government’s commitment towards sustainability.

“I would like to take the opportunity to announce that the Merbau tree (Malacca teak) has been chosen as our National Tree. With its hardy nature, I believe that all Malaysians, can take the Merbau as a symbol of national pride.

“I hereby reaffirm Malaysia’s commitment to maintain at least 50 per cent of our land area under forest cover in accordance with our commitment made at the Rio Earth Summit in 1992,” he announced at the launch of the Hutan Kita exhibition at the Kuala Lumpur Tower here.

“I...

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Amazon forest is on fires

Thousands of fires are ravaging the Amazon rainforest in Brazil – the most intense blazes.

The northern states of Roraima, Acre, Rondônia and Amazonas have been particularly badly affected.

The National Institute for Space Research (Inpe) says its satellite data shows an 85% increase on the same period in 2018.

The official figures show more than 75,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the year – the highest number since 2013. That compares with 40,000 in the same period in 2018.

Forest fires are common in the Amazon during the dry season, which runs from July to October. They can be caused by naturally occurring events, such as by lightning strikes, but also by farmers and loggers clearing land for crops or grazing.

The fires have been rel...

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The Queen visits Kate’s Chelsea Flower Show garden

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World Most Famous Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanical Gardens (Singapore)
Almost in the centre of the modern metropolis is a real Paradise – Singapore Botanic gardens (Singapore Botanic Gardens) in complex with the National Orchid garden and “Gardens by the Bay”. This exotic oasis is more like a fantastic Park, decorated in a futuristic style, and has been operating for over 150 years.
Its open spaces, visitors can see not only the unusual trees and plants of strange form but many bridges, ornate structures of the supertree. Each fantastic creation is a special frame, which is planted with ferns and tropical flowers.

On the territory of this unique natural complex created by the national Orchid garden, which houses the world’s largest collection of these magical plants...

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Earth is getting warmer

Sea levels are rising. According to a group of scientists reporting to the United Nations, climate change has become a threat worldwide. They say we have only one or two decades to act before irreversible and catastrophic consequences. City planners and municipal authorities must prioritise environmental issues and strike a balance between green spaces and urban environments which many refer to as the “concrete jungle”. This is especially important now that cities, especially in regions like Southeast Asia, have continued to expand rapidly.

It is well-known that an urban environment with ample mature trees feels much cooler than one without trees...

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Plants People Planet Journal v.01 released

We rely on plants for food, shelter, fuel and fibres for clothing, for our gardens, landscape, and artistic inspiration. We live on a planetwhere life is powered by plants through photosynthesis, on land andin the sea; plants connect all of us. Human civilisation exists because of plants.

Plants, People, Planet,a cross-disciplinary Open Access journal, launches today with its first issue. Plants, People, Planet will publish peer-reviewed articles, opinion and review that focuses on the connections between plant science and society. The new journal aims to celebrate everything new, innovative and exciting in plant sciences that are relevant to society and peoples’ daily lives.

Issue1 of Plants,People, Planet,which will be published today, includes insights into the unbreakable bon...

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World’s Largest Botanical Garden To-Be (Oman)

The Middle Eastern country of Oman is set to be the location of what will be the worlds largest botanic garden.As the brainchild of Haley Sharpe DesignArup  and  Grimshaw, the future Oman Botanic Gardens will include 8 habitats, a green forest area, and extensive research and visitor facilities.

The architecture, engineering, landscaping, and interpretive design in a scheme of over 1,000+ acres Construction begins in 2018, but in the meantime, you can see images of the proposed project below.


Images: Haley Sharpe Design

The gardens, with guidance offered by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said will celebrate the country’s botanic diversity in the foothills of the Al Hajar Mountains...

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