Mudball throwing activity by Marlborough College students at river Sungai Melayu, Johor.
"On October 16 (Friday), 2020 GES held Mudballs throwing activity. Around 2000 mudballs were thrown into the river Sungai Melayu, Johor. GES members with Marlborough college lecturers and students involved in the activity. This activity started at 2 pm and ended at 4 pm. After throwing the mudball into the river, Mdm. Elisha briefed the students how the mudballs can transform the river from polluted water into a lively river.
This activity also benefits the fishermen by increasing the fishermen gain. Sg. Melayu residents thanked GES for the on going effort being made to clean the river."
Mudball throwing activity at river Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang.
On 19th September 2020 (World Clean-up Day) GES held Mudball throwing activity at river, Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang, Johor. In this activity, GES joined its hands together with Bicon, SWCorp and Combi to Clean-up Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang. In this activity as many as 1000 Mudballs were thrown into the river to cleanse the river.
Activity of cleaning Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang.
On 19th September 2020 (World Clean-up Day) GES conducted Clean-up Activity at Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang, Johor. In this activity, GES joined its hands together with Bicon, SWCorp and Combi to Clean-up Jeti Agrotourism of Pasir Gudang. 700 Kg of rubbish collected and surroundings were cleaned.
GES - 7th AGM 2020.
On 11th September 2020 GES organized its 8th AGM Meeting at Johor Tower (Tropical Inn), Johor Bahru. GES President Mr. P Sivakumar, YB Akmal MP, YB Dr Ramakrishnan Director and Treasurer Elisha Indhumathi, Secretary Ahlami and more than 40 members were present in this meeting. This meeting started at 3:00 pm and ended at 5:00 pm.
GES President Mr. P Sivakumar, YB Akmal MP, YB Dr Ramakrishnan spoke on the several environmental issues faced by Johoreans and pledged to take up the issues at Federal and State levels. Treasurer Elisha Indhumathi and Secretary Ahlami shared their activities with the VIPs and members.
In this AGM new committee members for the year 2020/21 were appointed. More focussed topic of discussion was about the past activities and future plans on environmental care by GES.
Foreign students making mudball for Sg.Melayu river.(18/09/2020)
On September 18 (Friday), 2020 GES held mudball making activity. 17 students and 2 teachers participated on that day. In just one session 683 mudballs were made.
Foreign students making mudball for Sg.Melayu river.(04/09/2020)
On September 04 (Friday), 2020 GES held mudball making activity. 32 students and 4 teachers participated in 2 sessions on that day. During Session 1, 576 mudballs were made and in Session 2, 640 mudballs were made. A total number of 1216 mudballs were made.
GES ACTIVITY FUN WALKING AND CLEANING ENVIRONMENT AT TAMAN ECO-RIMBA OF GUNUNG PULAI (29/8/2020)
On August 29, 2020, Saturday, GES held Activity Fun Walking and Cleaning Environment at Taman Eco-Rimba of Gunung Pulai. A total of 20 members have joined the activity. This activity stated 8am ended at 1pm.
Students Throwing Mudballs at Sg.Punggal, Desaru (12/03/20)
On March 12, 2020, Friday, GES held the Mudball throwing activity at Sg.Punggai, Desaru. A total of 123 students have joined the activity and as many as 5015 mudballs were thrown in to the river for cleaning. This activity ended at 1.30 pm.
Students Cleaning Desaru Beach (12/03/20)
On March 12, 2020, Friday, GES held the Desaru beach cleaning activity. A total of 123 students have joined the activity and it took about 2 hours to clean a particular region of the beach.
Students keen on making mudball for Desaru beach cleaning (07.03.20)
On March 07, 2020, Friday, GES held the mudball making activity for Desaru beach cleaning. A total of 115 students have joined the activity. As many as 5050 mudballs have been made by the students.
Foreign Students Making Mudballs for Sungai Melayu, Johor (06.03.20)
On March 06, 2020, Friday, GES held the mudball making activity for Sg.Melayu river. A total of 42 foreign students and 2 teachers have joined the activity. As many as 1116 mudballs have been made by the students.
Foreign Students Making Mudballs for Sungai Melayu, Johor (28.2.20)
On February 28, 2020, Friday, GES has held the mudballs making activity for Sg.Melayu river. A total of 22 foreign students and 2 teachers have joined the activity. As many as 598 mudballs have been made by the students.
Foreign Students Making Mudballs for Sungai Melayu, Johor.
On February 21, 2020, Friday, GES has held the mudballs making activity for Sg.Melayu river. A total of 17 foreign students and 2 teachers have joined the activity. As many as 476 mudballs have been made by the students.
Foreign Students Throwing Mudballs at Sungai Melayu, Johor.
On February 21, 2020, Friday, GES has held the mudballs throwing activity at Sg.Melayu river. A total of 21 foreign students and 3 teachers have joined the activity. As many as 3000 mudballs have been thrown in to the Sg. Melayu river by the students.
Foreign Students Making Mudballs for Sungai Melayu, Johor.
On February 14, 2020, Friday, GES has held the mudballs making activity. A total of 30 foreign students have joined the activity. As many as 880 mudballs have been made by the students.
Throwing Mudballs Activity at Sungai Papan, Johor.
On February 11, 2020, Tuesday, GES has held the mudballs throwing activity. A total of 5 members and 10 students of the residence have joined the activity. As many as 3000 mudballs have been thrown into the Sg. Papan river.
5th Mudball Activity at Sungai Papan, Johor.
On December 19, 2019, Thursday, GES has held the 5th throwing mudball activity at Sungai Papan, Kota Tinggi, Johor. A total of 5 members have joined the activity. As many as 2500 mudballs have been thrown into the river.
Mudball Activity at Marlborough College Malaysia, Nusajaya, Johor.
On November 15, 2019, Friday, GES held a mudball activity session with students and teachers of Marlborough College Malaysia in Nusajaya, Johor. A total of 10 students and 2 teachers were involved during the event.
'Kitchen Waste Management Training' by GES
On September 21, 2019, Saturday, GES organized a program called 'Kitchen Waste Management Training' at Taman Molek, Johor Bahru.
The invited VIP guest was YB Dr. S Ramakrishnan (Johor State Exco for Unity, Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs) and the guest speaker for the program was Mr. Bala.
4th Mudball Activity at Sungai Papan, Kota Tinggi
On September 9, 2019, Monday,as many as 3000 mudballs had been thrown into the river with the help of the villagers and also Encik Jumahat as the chief of the fishermen in the village.
Talk "SAYANGI SUNGAI DAN ALAM SEKITAR" at SMK Seri Aman, Kota Tinggi, Johor
On July 24, 2019, Wednesday, GES was invited to hold a talk session titled “Sayangi Sungai dan Alam Sekitar” in conjunction with ‘Karnival Kelab Persatuan & Hari Keusahawanan SMK Seri Aman 2019’.
"BENGKEL HUB SEKURITI AIR DAN PEMBANGUNAN LESTARI GCRF” with UTM at Hotel Impiana, Senai, Johor
On June 25, 2019, at Impiana Senai Hotel, Senai Johor Bahru, a program on GCRF's Sustainable Water and Sustainable Development HUB Workshop was organized by Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). The activity started at 8.30 am and ended at 4.30 pm.
The issues discussed were the lack of water due to the use of theme parks, the quality of water caused by drains that are clogged with rubbish, pollution from industrial activity, plantation and mining, forest drifts for development and quarrying projects cause loss of area and water reservoir.
4th Release of 2000 Mudballs at Sungai Santi, Pengerang
On June 15, 2019, Saturday, GES once again organized a mudball throwing activity at Sungai Santi, Johor.
As many as 2000 mudballs have been thrown into the river.
BENGKEL PEMANTAUAN DAN PENYELESAIAN PENCEMARAN SUNGAI DI NEGERI JOHOR by BPEN Johor
The workshop was held on May 28, 2019, Tuesday at Dewan Serbaguna, Bangunan Dato' Abdul Rahman Andak, Kota Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri, Johor.
The departments that were present were Jabatan Alam Sekitar (JAS), Badan Kawal Selia Air Negeri Johor (BAKAJ), Jabatan Perkhidmatan Veterinar Negeri Johor (JPV), Pejabat Tanah dan Galian Johor (PTG), Pejabat SUK Kerajaan Tempatan, Majlis Bandaraya Johor Bahru (MBJB), Majlis Bandaraya Iskandar Puteri (MBIP), Majlis Perbandaran Pasir Gudang (MPPG), Majlis Perbandaran Kulai (MPKu) and Jabatan Pengairan dan Saliran Negeri Johor (JPS). Among the presentations were the provision of existing laws, acts and enforcement at the departmental level, data sharing and inventory available to the department on pollution issues, the proposed Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) in the event of a river pollution and the proposed establishment of the Unit Environment in Local Authorities (Pihak Berkuasa Tempatan).
GES 6th AGM 2019
GES Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2019 was held on 26 April 2019, Friday at Tropicall Inn.
The meeting was more focused on the appointment of new committee members for 2019-2020 as well as discussions of thoughtful ideas that could be used to further develop GES in the future.
3rd Release of 2000 Mudballs at Sungai Santi, Pengerang
On March 29, 2019, Friday, GES organized a mudball throwing activity at Sungai Santi, Johor.
The river appears to be dirty again. Madam Elisha as head of the program has led the activity. As many as 2000 mudball have been thrown into the river.
1st GES Committee Meeting 2019
First GES Committee Meeting for 2019 was made on 22 March 2019, Friday at Tropicall Inn. New Secretary for GES had been selected, Ahlami Mirza. Content of meeting was focused on the next AGM meeting for 2019.
GES 6th Annual Dinner
GES organized 6th Annual Dinner on
22 February 2019 at Gems Restaurant, The Grand Bluewave Hotel, Johor Bahru. YB Tuan Ir Khairuddin bin A Rahim
(ADUN Senggarang) was invited as the VIP to officiate the ceremony.
Third Mudball Activity at Sungai Papan, Kota Tinggi
Mudball activity was on 11 January 2019, Friday. As many as 3000 mudballs have been successfully thrown.
GES Committee Meeting 2018
On December 14, 2018, Friday, GES held a commitee meeting at the main office at Tropicall Inn Johor Bahru. Mr Sivakumar as a President of GES has chaired the meeting. Overall, the meeting was more focused on the planning of activities for the year 2019 which targeted school students.
CSR Management Activity at Biocon Sdn. Bhd, Johor
On December 7, 2018, Friday, GES was invited to make CSR Waste Management activity successful. Program started with a presentation on waste management and fertilizers. Food waste that can be used is like vegetables, rice, fruit skins and onion skins. In addition, dry leaves can also be used. A demonstration of fertilizer sample was also demonstrated to the participants to have a better understanding on the manufacture of the fertilizer.
Farming Activity at Sungai Tiram, Johor
Farming activity was on 18 November 2018 at a farm at Sungai Tiram, Johor. A group of students and teachers from Sekolah Tamil Yahya Awal Johor Bahru also involved in the program. The program is about to do planting of neem palnt which gives beneficial to human.
Second Mudball Activity at Sungai Johor, Johor
Second mudball activity was on 26 October 2018.
Mudball Activity at Sungai Johor, Johor
On September 28, 2018, Thursday, GES once again went to Sungai Johor for mudball throwing activity. Total of 2000 mudballs have been thrown with involvement of members from Biocon Sdn Bhd, Johor.
Mudball Activity at Sekolah Dato' Jaafar, Johor Bahru
On September 5, 2018, Wednesday, GES has invited to create a briefing session and a workshop on mudball. There were 39 students involved and has divided into 7 groups.
Students have been described about mudball materials and mudballing methods first before given chance in making their own mudball in their groups. At 2.30pm, the mudball activity has ended successfully and we had thanks the students who have been involved and have provided good cooperation throughout the activity. Teacher Puspa thanked GES for hosting the mudball activity because it has delivered useful knowledge to students about river conservation.
Visit to Sungai Johor
On August 24, 2018, Friday, GES made a visit to Sungai Johor, Sungai Tiram, Johor.
We were intoduced to some of the fishermen who lived there. Encik Kayat, one of the fishermen who said that the catch of fishermen there has been reduced since 7 to 8 years ago due to sand extraction project by the contractor company. Before this, the river was where the fishermen caught the shrimp and crab which was a luxury, but not today.
We were taken to the jetty to see the river and the environment. GES will test the water sample from the river and will take the initiative to release fishfries on the next visit to help fishermen in the village.
Planting Fruit Trees at Taman Bayu Damai, Pengerang, Johor
On August 2, 2018, Tuesday, GES held fruit planting activities at Taman Bayu Damai, Pangerang, Johor. A total of 50 fruit stalks have been brought to plant in the garden.
We met Encik Ismail Jono as the head village of Taman Bayu Damai and he took us to the place already provided for the planting of the trees.
We have planted 50 stalks around the park. Among the trees that we have planted are rambutan trees, mango trees, guava trees and papaya trees.
The MyCEB Roadshow- Johor 2018
On 23 July 2018, Monday, a program called MyCEB Roadshow was held at the Junior Ballroom, Level 11, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Johor Bahru. The seminar was organized by the Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau (MyCEB).
Welcome remarks by Y.Bhg Datuk Zulkefli Hj. Sharif, Chief Executive Officer of MyCEB and followed by presentation on 'Malaysia Convention & Exhibition Bureau at a Glance', 'Business Events-Attracting High Yield Tourists' and 'MyCEB Industry Partner & Development Programme' which explains about important of business tourism, target achievement by 2020, government commitment in securing business event in Malaysia and also education programmes that will do to encourage young generation involving business sector.
Desaru Coast Malaysia, the most anticipated new tourism development in Johor also took part in presentation which explains a lot about the Desaru Coast project which includes hotels, exciting water theme parks as well as the largest golf clubs and also has a range of exciting facilities.
We were taken to inspect the newly opened Desaru Coast Adventure Water Park led by Ms. Erica Lai, the Senior Sales Manager at Desaru Coast Adventure Waterpark.
GES Meeting with YB Sahruddin, Environmental Exco at Bangunan Dato' Jaafar, Kota Iskandar, Johor
GES held a meeting with Yb Sahruddin on July 17, 2018 at YB office in Dato' Jaafar Building, Kota Iskandar.
Among the issues highlighted by Sir Siva are factories that are still abandoning after-hours chemicals causing no authorities to know and take further action. Rubbish dumping in the rivers is increasingly widespread everywhere exacerbating the environment and polluting the river water. This is due to the lack of awareness and education about the importance of the environment especially to young people at the school level or other educational institutions.
Hence, with this meeting, GES is very hopeful that the government can help in solving this problem or reduce them from happening.
EM Mudball Exhibition at 'Iman Family Fun Day' in Stadium Tan Sri Azman Hashim UTM, Johor
On July 14, 2018, on Saturday, the GES was invited to hold an exhibition on green in conjunction with 'Iman Family Fun Day' organized by the groups of Tadika and Taska Iman at Sri Azman Hashim Stadium, UTM, Johor.
We have provided things such as riverbed, EMAS liquids, EM and Molasses liquid bottles and Bokashi to be displayed to visitors.
Some also do not know about EM mudball and we gave explanation about EM mudball as well as its usefulness that can restore the dirty water quality of the river.
Mudball Activity at Sungai Santi, Pengerang on 16th May 2018
This activity is the continuation of the activity carried out last year. During the last visit, the fisherman have complained that some fish species are extinct because of pollution from projects near the river and their catch is decreasing.
A total of 2100 mudballs have been thrown into the river by GES team led by Mrs. Elisha.
GES 5th Annual General Meeting
GES conducted its AGM for the 5th time today on 5th May 2018. The meeting was held at the main office of the Green Earth Society at the Johor Tower (Tropical Inn), Johor Bahru. Among the guest of honor who attended the meeting were Mr. YB Ramakrishnan, Datuk A. Sabapathy, Mr. Asmadi and Mr. Subramaniam.
The issues discussed were the importance of maintaining the cleanliness of the river in the state of Johor, the supply of clean water in Johor, the rapid development of the environment and the way to seek assistance and environmental support from various parties.
Mudball Making Session 2018
Getting ready to greet Earth Day, on 21st April 2018, concerned young volunteers of GES made mudballs to be thrown at Sungai Santi in Pengerang soon. The Japanese technology mudballs are assuring critics that it really works in cleansing the rivers to a good extend. Through this activity, the participants can find out the ingredients used and learn how to make the right mudballs.
Mudball Activity at Sungai Papan
GES organized second activity to throw 2000 mudballs into Sungai Papan (Pengerang) on 7th April 2018. This activity has indirectly been able to build relationships between GES and the villagers in the smooth collaboration of activities.
GES Team Released Fishfries at Sungai Papan
On 17th Mach 2018, GES delivered 2000 fishfries at Sungai Papan. The team led by GES treasurer and director of activities, Mrs Elisha took a boat ride to one of the Kelongs in the middle of Sungai Papan and released the fries. Also present at the site was En. Jumahat who is the head of the fishermen association of Sungai Papan.
GES Team Visit to Sungai Papan to Meet the Fisherman Head
GES visited Sungai Papan for the 2nd time on 10th March 2018 to meet the fishermen head, the villagers and the fishermen folks to discuss plans to release 2000 fish fries soon. GES wants to release fish fries into the river because it has received complaints from the fishermen there that the fish catch is decreasing due to pollution from nearby prawn farms.
GES Team Released 2000 mudballs at Sungai Papan
GES released 2000 mudballs at Sungai Papan, Pengerang on 27th January 2018.The mudballs making is using the EM technology from Japan which uses naturally occurring microorganisms to purify water which in turn will revive aquatic life. EM is a people-friendly and environmentally safe product that achieves synergistic effects by combining beneficial microorganism.
GES Team Visit to Sungai Papan, Kota Tinggi
GES team visited Sungai Papan in Kota Tinggi, Johor on 13th January 2018. A river that meets Sungai Lebam. GES has taken water samples to test the quality of the river water. 2000 mudballs were thrown into the river. Sungai Papan is a famous fishing destination in Johor. It is located in the Johor River area in the suburb of Kota Tinggi, Johor. Since recenty, catches of fish products have started to decline due to river pollution. As a result, GES took the initiative to assist the villagers in their efforts to restore river water quality by the mudball method.