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Man held over turtle deaths

KOTA KINABALU: A 60-year-old man was arrested by wildlife rangers in relation to the discovery of eight turtle carcasses found at Pulau Bum Bum in Semporna.


Man remanded for five days over deaths of eight sea turtles

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.


Killing of wildlife goes on in Sabah

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.


Customs in the dark over smuggling of elephant tusk

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.


Fears of poaching rise after another smuggling case

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.


‘Volunteer ecotourists’ pay good money to plant trees

A group of ‘volunteer ecotourists’ pay good money to sweat and plant trees. They return doubly enriched.


Groups: Scrapping bridge project will boost wildlife conservation

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.


Sabah scraps Sukau bridge project

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah has scrapped a controversial plan to build a second bridge across the Kinabatangan River.


Ecologists laud David Attenborough's letter to Sabah CM

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.


World Wildlife Day: Are we losing our national symbols?

Imagine a Malaysia where elephants, tigers, turtles and orangutans have become extinct.