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Lifestyle 22 Nov 2014 | 6:30 AM

A Malaysian snail goes extinct; over 22,000 other species on the brink

Fishing, logging, mining, agriculture and activities to satisfy our growing appetite for resources are pushing wild species towards extinction.

Living 21 Nov 2014 | 10:30 PM

A Malaysian snail goes extinct; over 22,000 other species on the brink

Fishing, logging, mining, agriculture and activities to satisfy our growing appetite for resources are pushing wild species towards extinction.

Nation 12 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Bloom is of a new species of plant discovered on Gunung Kanthan

PETALING JAYA: A new species of plant, Meiogyne kanthanensis, with citrus-smelling flowers was discovered on a limestone hill in Perak last year

Nation 30 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM

New snail species found

IPOH: A new species of snail has been discovered in Perak and named after the cement company quarrying the hill it was found on.

Community 21 Jan 2014 | 12:00 AM

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.

Nation 29 Dec 2013 | 12:00 AM

Honorary send-off for ex-chief of Perak St John’s Ambulance

IPOH: Hundreds of people came for the funeral wake and procession of former Perak commander of St John’s Ambulance Ng Khoon Hong (pic) here.

Nation 14 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

‘Mountain must be quarried first’

PETALING JAYA: The southern part of the 400-million-year-old Gunung Kanthan must be quarried first before underground limestone reserves can be accessed, said Lafarge Malaysia Berhad.

Nation 05 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

Group proposes EIA for Batu Caves

PETALING JAYA: An environmental impact assessment (EIA) must be conducted before any development at the 400-million-year-old Batu Caves is considered, said Friends of Batu Caves (FoBC).

Lifestyle 31 Aug 2013 | 12:00 AM

Limestone hills and caves: Dead or alive?

Are limestone hills and caves worth more intact or torn down?

Environment 16 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Rare finds on outcrops

Botanists uncover a flora treasure trove in Merapoh hills.