Reef Check Malaysia - An Introduction
Getting to know our partner in reef restoration / rehabilitation in Malaysia. We speak with Theresa, the Programme Development Manager of Reef Check Malaysia (@reefcheckmalaysia), and here are some of the things we chatted about: 🐠 the core activity of Reef Check worldwide 🐠 how Reef Check Malaysia is different from the other chapters 🐠 how their volunteers are trained, and what they do 🐠 the way they are countering fish bombing in Mantanani Island 🐠 where do they get their funding from? 🐠 what is involved in reef rehabilitation work 🐠 the dangers of sunscreen for coral and marine life 🐠 how to be a responsible tourist when visiting coral reefs Additional resources 🌊 @green_fins (A @Reef_World & @UNEP programme helping dive & snorkel operators improve environmental practices.) 🌊 https://tinyurl.com/py7zscp7 (a National Geographic article on sunscreens and marine life: "What sunscreens are best for you—and the planet?")
July 8, 2021
Ep 6 - Does Recycling Actually Work in Malaysia?
In this episode full of shockers, Aaron Lai, co-founder of Eco Solidwaste Park, a waste management company that helps industrial factories recover as many recyclable materials from their waste as possible, and a veteran in the recycling space, tells us of what happens to the items in your recycling bin. Some of the most shocking things we learned include: Most recyclables from most condominiums in Malaysia goes to the landfill. Glass from most households won't be recycled because it's cheaper to create new glass. Aaron goes on to explain to us what happens to your recyclables – from the moment you place them in your recyclable bins, and its eventual journey through Malaysia's recycling system. And what can you do to improve the situation in your housing area wherever you are in Malaysia.
March 11, 2021
Ep 5 - What Soaps to Use for Oily, Acne Prone Skin
What can you when your skin is too oily, or when you're breaking out in Acne? In this episode, we talk about what soaps you can use for oily, acne prone skin, and some simple tips to keep your skin healthy. Check out kindersoaps.com for a full range of soaps that are kinder to your skin, and kinder to Mother Nature.
January 13, 2021
Ep 4 - What Soaps to Use for Dry Skin
What can you do to keep your skin moisturised? Besides what soaps to use, there are some simple tips in here that might surprise you. Check out kindersoaps.com for a full range of soaps that are kinder to your skin, and kinder to Mother Nature.
December 15, 2020
Ep 3 - What Soaps to Use and When – For Babies, Adults with Sensitive Skin, And For Eczema
In this episode, we answer the question, "Which soaps should I use?" And we're focusing on: 1) What soaps should babies use (and avoid). 2) What soaps to use when you have sensitive or red, itchy skin. 3) What soaps to use when you have eczema issues. If you'd like to read more, here are the blog posts that are mentioned in the podcasts: 5 Simple Tips for Managing Photodermatitis: https://kindersoaps.com/2015/08/5-simple-tips-for-managing-photodermatitis/ Teselli - The Story: https://kindersoaps.com/2013/11/teselli-the-story/
November 11, 2020
Ep 2 - The Kinder Way to Manage Sensitive Skin
"I'm really sensitive to the sun, and I have to hide from daylight like a vampire." "My skin is really itchy and the more I scratch, the more I itch." "My skin is red and raw and I've tried everything." Do these sensitive skin issues sound familiar? In this episode, we talk about what you can do If your skin ever calls for help again.
October 16, 2020
Ep 1 - The Kinder Way to Manage Oily, Acne Prone Skin
Skincare is far more than what product you should use. Sometimes, oily, acne prone skin could also be a reaction to the lifestyle choices that we make. So before we reach for our anti-acne medication, we should look at some of the kinder lifestyle choices that we make on a daily basis.
October 1, 2020