WWF: Deforestation rate in Heart of Borneo worrying

  • Nation
  • Friday, 09 May 2014

PETALING JAYA: The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has expressed concern over the deforestation in the Heart of Borneo (HoB), a 17.4 million-ha forest the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei have agreed to conserve.

It claimed an area the size equivalent to 82 Kuala Lumpurs was deforestated between 2007 and 2012.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Environment , heart of borneo


Next In Nation

International glass container supplier setting up RM135mil plant in Johor
MCMC: Current 5G adoption rate remains low at 1.2 million subscribers
Anwar gives nod for RM320mil federal aid to solve Sabah's water woes
Man found dead in monsoon drain in Bahau
Mecca Route programme expanded to six other countries, says minister
Cops detain 13-year-old boy for driving mother’s car in Penang
Elderly man dies after being hit, dragged 7m by vehicle in Gua Musang
Cops arrest 13 suspects over Bukit Ampang scuffle
Leaptec collaborative partner, Desan Shipyards unveils innovative technologies
King and Queen convey Gawai Day greetings

Others Also Read