Planting together for tigers


  • Letters Premium
  • Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

Launch of reforestation project - Banner 12Oct2017 outlined

ON Oct 26, the Lipis District Forestry Office, Lipis District and Land Office, the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) and members of the public planted over 100 tree seedlings in the Sungai Yu Tiger Corridor, Pahang. The corridor is the last linkage between Malaysia’s largest tiger landscapes – the Main Range and Greater Taman Negara. The trees for tigers were planted at Puncak Botak, a clear-felled patch of forest on a hilltop discovered by MYCAT volunteers in April last year.

Straddling over the corridor are the three eco-viaducts of the Central Spine Road. Despite the foresight of the Government to build the green infrastructure, the forest surrounding the viaducts have become sparse and are unable to support wildlife population due to poaching and illegal clearing.

Article type: metered
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Letters

Maintain status quo for continuity Premium
Foreign equity fix for Malaysia’s corporate lapses Premium
Of dress codes and moral values Premium
Building bridges across the South China Sea Premium
Rail for inclusive mobility Premium
Don’t rush to join new framework Premium
It pays to be a senior citizen sometimes Premium
Paving the way for anti-hopping law Premium
Congratulations, Khalifa Affnan, for winning the Cambridge Dedicated Teacher award Premium
Swift action by Transport Minister addresses public concerns over rising e-hailing fares, public rail connectivity and safety Premium

Others Also Read