Merapoh ‘cave paradise’ under threat

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  • Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013

Price of progress : Mohd Sharkar (left) and Padang Tengku assemblyman Datuk Mustapha Long sitting on a block of harvested limestone in Merapoh.

KUALA LIPIS: Pahang could lose its “cave paradise” which includes at least 85 precious limestone hills and dozens of rare species of flora and fauna should a planned big-scale cement production project in Merapoh, near here, get under way.

“If the cement production project is given the green light, these precious limestone hills and trees will be gone forever.

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