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The turtle man of Pulau Gemia

The greenback turtles of Pulau Gemia, off Terengganu, are faced with an increasingly uncertain future. But thanks to one man's dogged determination, there is hope for them.


Race for survival

In pursuit of food and water, huge herds of wildebeests and zebras perform an annual migration in what is the greatest synchronised mammal movement on earth.


Caught in the act

Let's face facts. No amount of good can erase the one time anyone is caught breaking the law. It must be that much worse for celebrities, even if some of the actors who commit these crimes do not hurt anyone but themselves. Although most of these celebrities are one-time offenders, a dark cloud is forever cast over these individuals.


Survey suggests black rhinos of west Africa extinct

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - West Africa's version of the black rhino appears to be extinct, the World Conservation Union said on Friday.


Making conservation work

Over the past month, postcards have been trickling into the offices of Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi and Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Tajol Rosli Ghazali. They carry a message: save the 130-million-year-old Belum-Temenggor Forest Reserve.


Mammoth Discoveries

The five-day i>The Star/iBRATs One For The Elephants Expedition was a thrilling and informative experience for these young people as they ventured into one of the world's oldest rainforests at the Endau Rompin National Park, Johor, early this month.


Giant panda's future looks brighter - study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Giant pandas may not be in as much danger of extinction as feared with a new British-Chinese study finding there could be twice as many living in the wild as previously thought, scientists said on Monday.


Rare giraffe-like animal "rediscovered" in Congo park

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Delighted conservationists said on Friday that they had found conclusive proof of the existence of a rare giraffe-like creature in Congo's Virunga National Park that has defied the odds of survival in a region battered by savage conflict.


Tips on conservation

A letter from CHOONG YEW CHERNG of Kajang.


Creating a forest corridor

By growing tree seedlings for reforestation, youths in Kinabatangan, Sabah, are assisting in orang utan conservation. MICHAEL CHEANG reports.