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Deforestation, wetland destruction, hunting and collecting for the pet trade are pushing Asia#8217;s birds closer to extinction. More than 100 sites crucial for the survival of the region#8217;s 324 threatened bird species remain unprotected, prompting conservationists to launch a blueprint to save these endangered birds.
Residents of housing estates near the site of Wednesday's rockfall have more to worry about than just the short-term inconvenience caused by the partial closure of the New Klang Valley Expressway (NKVE).
Second-year law student Carolyn Shailaja Perera, 23, is the editor of her college magazine and was an 'accidental' entry in the recently concluded Miss MalaysiaIndian 2003 pageant. Anti-'beauty' contests at one time, she's now a believer in the 'different-approach'.
CAN you imagine a future without forests? Horrors! To prevent this from happening, the Children Forest Program (CFP) was recently jointly launched by the Organisation for International, Spiritual and Cultural Advancement (OISCA-International) and SMK Bandar Utama Damansara (3) (SMKBUD) in Petaling Jaya.
B>T/B>HE number of protected areas (PAs) ballooned to 102,102 sites this year compared with 12,754 sites in 1997. An area greater than the combined land mass of China, South Asia and Southeast Asia covering 18.1 million sqkm or 12.6% of the Earth's land surface is accorded varying degrees of formal protection status.
Reports that the tapir is still relatively abundant in Malaysian forests is good news but will the numbers of this little-studied animal stay that way?