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Nation 07 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

'Do not wipe out Gunung Kanthan'

IPOH: Environmentalists are urging Lafarge Malaysia Berhad to mine for limestone underground instead of extending its quarrying activities to the remaining untouched parts of the 400-million-year-old Gunung Kanthan.

Nation 09 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

Conserve rest of Gunung Kanthan

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) is lobbying for the entire southern portion of Gunung Kanthan in Ipoh to be conserved as a unit, said president Prof Dr Maketab Mohamad.

Nation 29 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

‘Preserve all of Gunung Kanthan’

IPOH: Environmentalists are demanding that Gunung Kanthan’s ecosystem be kept whole and that any conservation there not be limited to merely one of the two zones.

Nation 28 Sep 2013 | 12:00 AM

WWF, MNS asked to join Gunung Kanthan research

PETALING JAYA: The biodiversity study done at the 400-million-year-old Gunung Kanthan in Perak will include independent experts recommended by conservation groups, said Lafarge Malaysia Bhd.

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

Letters 04 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Save endangered Gua Kanthan trapdoor spider

From LIZ PRICE, Kuala Lumpur.

Metro News 15 Jun 2018 | 12:00 AM

Kanthan Baru folk battling pollution problem

CHAI Chuen Tat’s trips to China always left him feeling envious of the farmers there.

Nation 08 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM

New flora and fauna species found

PETALING JAYA: Botanists have discovered two new plant species and a new species of gecko within an undisturbed portion of limestone forest on Gunung Kanthan that many fear will be quarried in the near future.

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 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Lafarge’s encroachment into eco-sensitive areas causes alarm

PETALING JAYA: Quarrying at Perak’s Gunung Kanthan by cement giant Lafarge Malaysia has alarmed green groups, who say work has encro­ached close to “sensitive” areas.