Drone-territorial mappings does the trick for Penans

Jok (seated fifth from right) at a community-mapping forum in Miri.

MIRI: Aerial territorial community-maps done using drones and GPS devices for the native communities are legal documents recognised by law - as can be seen by how the Penans of Long Tevenga had used them to stop loggings activities in their forests.

Society for Rights of Indigenous Communities of Sarawak (SCRIPS) said more native communities in Sarawak must use aerial mappings and global positioning systems to stake official claims to their native land.

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