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Letters 10 Feb 2003 | 12:00 AM

Add more punch to environs laws

From THE DUGONG DUDE of Kuala Lumpur.

Nation 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Death of another rhino puts pressure on breeding programme

Another rhinoceros under the captive breeding programme of the Wildlife and National Parks Department in Sungai Dusun died of unknown causes on Sunday - 15 months after the death of a male rhino.

Lifestyle 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tropical tours

WE speak to the expert who takes guests on guided tours of the rainforest in the Pangkor Laut resort.

Lifestyle 06 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

Enticing sanctuary

Blessed with secluded beaches, verdant jungles and teeming marine life, Langkawi is a perennial draw for holiday-makers. But the idyllic isle is a tropical paradise in more ways than one; it has an intriguing heritage of flora and fauna, some of which are found nowhere else on Earth.

Business 07 May 2003 | 12:00 AM

WTK sees revenue boost from heli-harvesting

WTK Holdings Bhd expects its joint venture with the Kedah government in heli-harvesting #150; using helicopters to transport logs #150; to be a significant contributor to its earnings, said deputy chairman Lt General (Rtd) Datuk Seri Abdul Manap Ibrahim.

Letters 07 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Take care of Mother Nature, she will care for us

THE DUGONG DUDE of Kuala Lumpur commends everyone for their concern and efforts in safeguarding the environment.

Nation 10 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak opens rainforests to biotech study

Sarawak encourages foreign biotechnology experts to explore the abundant species of plants and animals in its rainforests, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

Lifestyle 16 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Strange and elusive

Reports that the tapir is still relatively abundant in Malaysian forests is good news but will the numbers of this little-studied animal stay that way?

Lifestyle 23 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Hanging on

Found exclusively on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra, orang utans may well be facing extinction in the wild as their habitat continues to shrink, leaving them vulnerable to starvation and poaching. An estimated 13,000 orang utans remain in Sabah today but they may all disappear over the next 20 years unless serious efforts are taken to protect these unique primates.

Nation 28 Sep 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sabah to keep 60% of state land as forest

The Sabah state government is committed to its pledge of ensuring that at least 60% of the state#8217;s land area will remain under forest cover, Chief Minister Datuk Musa Aman said.