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Nation 22 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Public help sought to protect Belum’s rhinos

Perak Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Tajol Rosli Ghazali urged those who see Sumatran rhinos being killed in the Royal Belum State Park to inform the state.

Nation 17 Aug 2007 | 12:00 AM

Rhinos in Royal Belum under threat

The news is grim for Sumatran rhinos in the Belum forest of Perak.

Lifestyle 31 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

Safeguarding an asset

Shops in Kuala Lumpur are doing booming sales in gaharu oil, powder and woodchips, even as authorities are tightening rules on the harvesting of the fragrant resin.

Nation 15 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

Thai fined for violating wildlife protection laws

A Thai national was fined a total of RM1,400 at the Gua Musang Magistrate Court on Wednesday for three violations of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972.

Lifestyle 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Lucrative business

Shops selling aromatic gaharu oils and woodchips are sprouting in Kuala Lumpur to cater to Middle Eastern tourists. The business, however, is depleting a species of trees in the forest.

Lifestyle 09 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Brewing gold

Villagers in Kelantan, who have long earned a living from collecting and processing agarwood, now have to comply with new rules aimed at conserving the trees which yield the fragrant wood. HILARY CHIEW reports.

Lifestyle 09 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM

Chip of the golden block

Hamzah Hassan was possibly the richest man in Kampung Bukit Jering in Jeli, Kelantan, during the pre-independence years. All he did then was to venture into the forest close to his village and cart out dark-coloured resin embedded in the tree which locals call I>karas./i>

Nation 21 Apr 2005 | 12:00 AM

Rampant illegal felling of timber at Tasik Temenggor

font size=+1 color=Red>Exclusive:/fontThe rich and valuable ecosystem of Temenggor Forest Reserve in Perak is being ravaged by rampant logging and illegal felling at Tasik Temenggor.

Nation 17 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Even the streets are scented in Dubai

In Dubai, the agarwood aroma wafts through shopping malls, restaurants, pubs and even the streets. SHAHANAAZ SYER HABIB writes.

Lifestyle 04 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Cutting-edge conservationists

Combating the often-shady wildlife trade calls for a great deal of guts, ingenuity and proactive action. StarWeekend finds out how nature conservation group WildAid#8217;s dynamic and hard-line style paves the way in wildlife protection.