Malaysia to introduce ‘holistic biodiversity law’


Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia is introdu­cing a “holistic biodiversity law” for environmental protection, aimed at filling the gaps and marry existing laws into one new, comprehensive Act.

Describing it as very important in protecting forests, marine parks, wildlife and water bodies, Natural Resources and Environment Minis­ter Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar (pic) said the Act would cover everything, including the “intangible”.

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