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NAKURU, Kenya (Reuters) - What can stop wandering elephants, illegal logging and protect sources of water? Kenyan environmental group Rhino Ark Trust says: electric fences. Lots of them.
VIENTIANE, Feb 8 (Vientiane Times/ANN): Although the Prime Minister’s Order relating to control of the timber industry is being strictly enforced, illegal logging continues to be of great concern although it has declined in recent years.
Malaysia recognises the importance of managing its natural resources intelligently, which includes the conservation of flora and fauna. Conserving the nation’s richly biodiverse forests and its ecosystem is a vital focus for the future, in line with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030.
The Brunei Darussalam National Council on Climate Change (BNCCC) launched the Protokol Hijau, or Green Protocol, as part of Climate Action Year, by planting 68 saplings at the recreation site of Sultan Haji Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Bridge in Kampong Sungai Besar.
JAKARTA (The Jakarta Post/ANN): President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo called for stronger global commitments to tackle climate change this week, but environmentalists are not buying it.
CONVERTING large areas of land for farming to boost food supplies increases planet-heating emissions and places a greater burden on poorer nations already bearing the brunt of climate change, researchers warned.
BANGKOK, Jan 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): Converting large areas of land for farming to boost food supplies increases planet-heating emissions and places a greater burden on poorer nations already bearing the brunt of climate change, researchers warned on Tuesday.
PUTRAJAYA: The start of an ambitious plan to plant 100 million trees marks another step towards Greening Malaysia, which is among the national agendas for addressing climate change and improving the quality of life of the people.
PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has planted a Merbau tree in the garden of Seri Perdana, the Prime Minister’s official residence, to kick off the 100 Million Tree-Planting Campaign 2020-2025 on Tuesday (Jan 5).
What many don’t realise is that more than 50% of Malaysia’s landmass is still blanketed by forests after 63 years of post-independence nation-building.