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Sabah home to over 40 ethnic communities

Mention Kadazandusun, Murut or Bajau and most people would think they are the only indigenous communities of Sabah.

Whaling ban faces crossroads at Alaska meeting

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Reuters) - Facing the most serious challenge to a 21-year-old ban on commercial whaling, anti-whaling nations look to reclaim a voting majority at a meeting next week to slow Japan's push to end the moratorium.

Garden of endless variety

LOCATED in interior Tenom some 200km from Kota Kinabalu is a 'Garden of Learning' where the flowers are often in full splendour.

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Dedicated custodians

Individuals who come from diverse backgrounds but share a common bond in being guardians of the nation's heritage are this year's Amazing Malaysians.

Disputed papers

A certificate declaring a logging site in Sarawak to besustainably managed is disputed by natives who haveclaimed that tract of forest as theirs.

Forest resources facing depletion

Raw materials from the forest like herbs, roots and rattan are getting scarce throughout the country, the latest reports from indigenous communities in various states said.

Study on healing plants of Sarawak

Compounds from certain plants in Sarawak have been found to contain anti-HIV agents and properties that could be used to treat leukaemia, said state Second Minister for Planning and Resource Management Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

Some Sarawak plants being explored to cure some diseases

COMPOUNDS from plants in Sarawak have been found to contain anti-HIV agents and properties that could be used to treat leukemia, said state Second Minister for Planning and Resource Management Datuk Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

Diabetes threatens many of world's indigenous people

CANBERRA (Reuters) - Diabetes poses a deadly threat to indigenous people across Asia, the Pacific and the Americas as Western lifestyles and diets replace traditional habits, medical experts warned on Monday.