RM1.5mil invested in marine conservation project


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 16 Nov 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia has invested about RM1.5mil in a conservation project as it work to reverse adverse bleaching in its coral reefs and install more artificial reefs to create new habitats for marine life.

Deputy Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Hamim Samuri told Parliament the project covers the rebuilding of dying reefs through seeding initiatives and monitoring of marine parks to prevent damage to the fragile ecosystem.

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