Experts move to protect Ulu Muda


Water source: A boat crossing the Muda Lake near Gubir in Sik, Kedah, which forms part of Ulu Muda’s vital water supply to Penang, Kedah and Perlis.

ALOR SETAR: More than 100 scientists and naturalists will start documenting the extensive flora and fauna in the 162,000ha Ulu Muda Forest Reserve in an effort to push for its total protection.

This comes as timber companies put in demands for compensation from the Kedah state government for suspending logging licences.

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