Logging has destroyed our land, say Orang Asli

  • Nation
  • Monday, 14 Dec 2020

Photos, videos and geospatial evidence gathered by the Orang Asli of Kampung Ong Jangking and Sungai Papan show the extent of environmental damage caused by logging. Photo by Johari Aluej.

GERIK: Unregulated logging activity is destroying the rivers in an area near the Orang Asli settlements of Kampung Ong Jangking and Sungai Papan, according to evidence gathered by local Orang Asli citizen journalists.

Checks with the Perak Forestry Department show that the logging company involved is licensed, and its work has received the necessary approvals.

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