‘Leave hornbill haven unspoilt’


Lush surroundings: The pristine Piasau Camp in Miri has been turned into a nature reserve due to the presence of hornbills (below) in the area.

MIRI: Nature lovers in Miri are objecting to a proposal to turn a hornbill haven, located next to the South China Sea here, into a tourist resort.

The Piasau Nature Reserve, which encompasses the Piasau Camp, about 6km north of the city centre, should never be developed into a resort as this would be detrimental to the rare birds and animals there, said Datuk Sebastian Ting.

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