Once dead, Sepang Besar River comes back to life

Fish farms in Sepang Besar River will suffer if the river water quality deteriorates. - MOHD SAHAR MISNI/The Star

Clear: The Sepang Besar River needs clean waters to nurture mangroves and wildlife such as this little heron. Photos: The Star/Mohd Sahar Misni

Once badly polluted, the Sepang Besar River is recovering. It’s greenish-blue brackish water today supports a thriving mangrove forest. Yet, 20 years ago, it was as good as dead.

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