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Critical threat to iconic species

A letter from WWF-MALAYSIA, Petaling Jaya.

Clamp down on illegal wildlife parts trade, say groups

PETALING JAYA: The rising cases of Malaysia being a transit point for the illegal wildlife parts trade is serious and has far-reaching consequences including animal extinction in the region.

WWF Malaysia: Concerted effort needed against illegal wildlife trade

KOTA KINABALU: The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) Malaysia is urging state and federal agencies and departments to work together to put a halt to the illegal wildlife trade.

Change attitude to help protect wildlife

From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Kuala Lumpur

Event highlights plight of country’s tigers

IT WAS a day of learning and awareness about tigers for many people as they took part in various activities in conjunction with Global Tiger Day at Bulatan Amanjaya in Meru, last weekend.

Children checking out some of the signatures on a whiteboard at one of the booths during the event. — Photos: T. AVINESHWARAN and WWF-Malaysia

TCM practitioners pledge to end bear bile use

KUALA LUMPUR: Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) practitioners in the country have pledged their support to replace the use of endangered wildlife parts with sustainable substitutes.

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‘Review to stop illegal wildlife trade’

BENTONG: The Transport Ministry will review its transshipment procedures in a bid to curb the illegal wildlife trade, its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said.

Spreading good cheer: Liow handing out ‘duit raya’ to children from Sungai Kemahal in the Bentong district during a Hari Raya gathering.

Dark web of wildlife crime

A letter from DATUK DR DIONYSIUS SHARMA Executive Director/CEO WWFMalaysia

Traffic: Malaysia a key transit point for illegal wildlife trade

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is just one of several Southeast Asian countries in which contraband such as rhino horns are moved through, says wildlife trade monitoring network Traffic.

 KLIA Customs director Datuk Hamzah Sundang (centre) with some of the seized rhino horns