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Joining hands to revive peatland


volunteers from Nottingham University and HSBC planting trees

volunteers from Nottingham University and HSBC planting trees

EQUIPPED with shovels, spades and 600 tree saplings of tenggek burung (melicope lunu-ankenda) and 30 trees of ramin melawis (gonystylus bancanus), the Selangor State Forestry Department (SSFD) and Global Environment Centre (GEC) led 150 volunteers to a two-hectare degraded area of Raja Musa Forest Reserve (RMFR) in Bestari Jaya, Kuala Selangor.

The mission was to re-plant the degraded area while promoting conservation of peatland and wise use of it in partnership with local community and stakeholders as well as HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd in conjunction with Selangor State Level Celebration of World Wetlands Day 2018.

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