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KOTA KINABALU: A 60-year-old man was arrested over the deaths of about eight sea turtles at Pulau Bum Bum last week where investigators had also found 100 skeletal remains of the sea creature.
KOTA KINABALU: The slaughter of Sabah’s wildlife continued this month with little signs of slowing down as two critically-endangered Bornean pygmy elephants were killed for tusks and at least nine endangered green turtles were found butchered on the east coast.
KOTA KINABALU: State Customs is doubtful that a 2.7kg elephant tusk seized in Indonesia was smuggled through its checks at the passenger ferry terminal in Tawau.
KOTA KINABALU: A second case of ivory smuggling detected by Indonesian Customs in Nunukan, Kalimantan, at the Sabah border is fuelling fears among conservationists that the tusk may have been poached from a Bornean pygmy elephant in the state.
A group of ‘volunteer ecotourists’ pay good money to sweat and plant trees. They return doubly enriched.
KOTA KINABALU: Conservation groups are hailing the Sabah government’s decision to scrap the controversial Sukau Bridge project as a “win-win” for both man and nature.
PETALING JAYA: Ecologists in Malaysia have lauded Sir David Attenborough's letter to Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman urging the state to rethink the controversial Sukau Bridge, in an effort to save what's left of the Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary River.
Imagine a Malaysia where elephants, tigers, turtles and orangutans have become extinct.