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World 25 Oct 2005 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - Scientists draft blueprint to protect world oceans

SYDNEY (Reuters) - International scientists are mapping out a plan for a network of marine parks to save the world's oceans from fish stock depletion and growing pollution.

Community 07 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Conservation alliance holds hope for tigers

Tigers have no voice to lobby for their survival but with the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (Mycat), there is hope for tigers in Malaysia to live on for future generations.

AseanPlus News 19 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Forests created to fuel growth

MORE than 3.7 million hectares of fast-growing forests have been planted in central and east China since 2002, the State Forestry Administration (SFA) announced at a press conference on Wednesday.

Community 10 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

‘Ignorance has led to dwindling number of jumbos’

THAILAND is often cited as the tourist destination to view elephants and many forget that elephants are found in Malaysia's rainforests, too.

Community 13 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Water birds under threat from land clearing

THE 200ha Teluk Ayer Tawar-Kuala Muda coastal area, a favourite spot for migratory birds, is under threat with continuous land clearing in the name of development.

World 06 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Ukraine 'slaves' found on Russian fishing boat - IOM

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russian coastguards have freed two dozen Ukrainian fisherman who had been forced to work in slave-like conditions on a Russian vessel poaching crab in the North Pacific, an international aid agency said on Friday.

Nation 13 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Highly-prized dragon fish facing extinction

The expensive yet much sought after wild Malaysian Golden Arowana is facing extinction.

Nation 26 Jan 2006 | 12:00 AM

Keeping watch on endangered rhinos

The WWF together with the Sabah Wildlife Department and the Sabah Foundation, plan to set up a monitoring and survey team to gather information on rhinos in the state.

World 06 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Thai PM opens safari park, minus safari animals

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra opened Thailand's biggest safari park on Monday, even though the venture, which has been dubbed a 1.1 billion baht ($28 million) white elephant, remains short of safari animals.

Community 13 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Project to help save the rhino

The growing threat of extinction faced by the Sumatran rhinoceros in Malaysia has prompted Honda Malaysia Sdn Bhd to work together with WWF-Malaysia to initiate a project called Rhino Rescue.