‘Do not develop green lung’

The Orang Asli community from Pulau Kempas, Busut Baru, Bukit Cheeding and Bukit Kemandul gathering to oppose the state government’s proposal to degazette the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve at the Kampung Bukit Cheeding community hall. — Photos: SAMUEL ONG/The Star

THE “Protect Selangor Forests Coalition” is urging the state government to halt its plan to degazette 958ha of the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve and consider the impact the move would have on the Orang Asli community, as well as the flora and fauna there.

The coalition, comprising several non-governmental organisations, said the state government was not provided adequate information about the forest.

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