Importance of protecting peat swamp forests

AS we celebrated World Wildlife Day last week (March 3), the Rainforest Trust and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) commended Sarawak for continuing to protect wildlife and wildlife habitats. Doing so is crucial for the long-term sustainability of humans both globally and in Sarawak as well.

World Wildlife Day this year was celebrated amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, which has been wreaking havoc on economies and livelihoods worldwide for over 12 months now. (Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organisation on March 11,2020.)

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