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Seek balance in wildlife law, says top official

THE protection of wild animals and the health of human beings should be given equal priority in the revised version of the Wildlife Conservation Law being drafted, said a legislative official.

Gorillas going to Pretoria

Taiping Zoo#8217;s four baby gorillas which were illegally sourced from Nigeria will be sent to a zoo in Pretoria. While the fate of the primates has been determined, will the culprits in the scandal escape scot-free?

Zola pays emotional farewell to Chelsea

Gianfranco Zola paid an emotional farewell to Chelsea on Monday and told new owner Roman Abramovich to take good care of the Premier League club.

Wildlife faces threat of poaching

The number of wild animals and exotic fish in the Endau-Rompin National Park is decreasing following a rise in poaching activities by hunters and anglers.

Facts about leatherback turtles

FACTS about the leatherback turtle.

Decline of the giants

For decades the giant leatherbacks of Rantau Abang in Terengganu were a crowd-puller as nesting females drew tourists by the thousands. But today, the beaches are deserted. The impending extinction of the leatherback has brought scientists and policy makers to examine what went wrong, and start the course to protect other viable turtle species.

Civil service to cut starting pay


Search continues for sustainable resource development

Indonesian forests constitute one of the world#8217;s megacentres of biological diversity. However, these forests #8211; 10% of the world#8217;s remaining tropical forests, second largest to Brazil #8211; are being increasingly degraded, leaving ever fewer natural resources and causing significant ecological damage.

Beastly trade must be checked

P. TOH of Penang hopes the authorities would act firmly to put a stop to the illegal animal trade.

Act tough on poaching, Govt urged

I>TAMIL NESAN/Iurged the Government to take stern action to put a stop to rampant killing of protected wildlife in the country.