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Nation 27 Sep 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Allow only underground quarrying, Perak urged

The Perak state government has been urged to only issue new licences for quarrying activities carried out for underground limestone areas and not those on hills.

Nation 08 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

New flora and fauna species found

PETALING JAYA: Botanists have discovered two new plant species and a new species of gecko within an undisturbed portion of limestone forest on Gunung Kanthan that many fear will be quarried in the near future.

Community 05 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM Premium

Inspiring youths to the green cause

Climate change, global warming, and environment conservation. How do young people make sense of these terms and find a role to play in caring for natural resources like plants, animals, hills and water?

Community 11 Jun 2013 | 12:00 AM Premium

Negative impact on geopark

QUARRY activities within the proposed Kinta Valley Geopark must be reduced if the state government wants the area to gain Unesco Heritage site status, said an academician.

Nation 04 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

'Ensure cave dwellings are safe'

Cave dwellings, including temples in limestone caves, should be checked periodically by the state Mineral and Geoscience Department to ensure they are safe.

Nation 26 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM Premium

Unique lake in danger again

Tasek Cermin (Mirror Lake), a unique geological formation located near the Sam Poh Tong cave temple in Gunong Rapat, here, is once again in danger of being destroyed by quarrying activities.

Education 02 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM Premium

A surprising lot to see

IF you have never visited Perak, you will be surprised that there's a lot to see and do there. This holiday, why not take a bus or train ride to Ipoh and explore the state capital, which has many memorials and structures that hark back to pre-war Malaya.

Community 21 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Cable car line might not go through limestone cave

EXPERTS involved in a soil study to determine the safety of building a cable car line on the Batu Caves limestone hill have found the project site unsafe as it is too soft and may not be able to bear the weight.