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Letters 15 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Give greater attention to protection of environs and resources

From S.M. MOHAMED IDRIS, President, Sahabat Alam Malaysia, Penang

Lifestyle 13 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Pushing the limit

Laos#8217; tropical paradise is on the road to ecological disaster, writes DENIS D. GRAY.

Lifestyle 23 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Curbing illegal logging

The trade in illegal logs must be treated as an international crime and Indonesia wants Malaysia to help her fight this scourge in the Asean spirit of neighbourliness.

Letters 08 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Stand on biodiversity issues

Malaysia's environmental watchers and law enforcers have their own agenda and expectations at the 7th Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity being held in Kuala Lumpur from Feb 9, reports SUSAN TAM.

Nation 05 Feb 2004 | 12:00 AM

Nature society: Do more for conservation

Malaysia should use the upcoming seventh Conference of Parties to the Convention of Biodiversity (COP7) meeting as a good opportunity to discuss the issues of species loss and make the conservation of biodiversity top priority instead of adopting reactive approaches.

Business 31 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Looking after the environment

THE adoption of the National Environment Policy in 2002 has added impetus to efforts to address environmental issues in an integrated manner.

Nation 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah to keep 60% of state land as forest

The Sabah state government is committed to its pledge of ensuring that at least 60% of the state#8217;s land area will remain under forest cover, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging on

Found exclusively on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, orang utans may well be facing extinction in the wild as their habitat continues to shrink, leaving them vulnerable to starvation and poaching. An estimated 13,000 orang utans remain in Sabah today but they may all disappear over the next 20 years unless serious efforts are taken to protect these unique primates.

Lifestyle 16 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Strange and elusive

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?

Nation 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak opens rainforests to biotech study

Sarawak encourages foreign biotechnology experts to explore the abundant species of plants and animals in its rainforests, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.