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Nation 22 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM Premium

Penang Hill and surrounding areas inch towards Unesco reserve status

GEORGE TOWN: Efforts to get Penang Hill and its surrounding areas de­clared a Unesco biosphere reserve are in the final stage, says Cheok Lay Leng (pic).

Nation 06 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Biosphere Reserve pitch for Penang Hill

GEORGE TOWN: A major collaborative effort is underway to have Penang Hill declared a Unesco Biosphere Reserve.

Nation 23 Aug 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

TI-M: Listen to orang asli community on Tasik Chini

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia may lose its only Unesco Biosphere Reserve status site if it does not listen to the woes of the orang asli, Transparency International-Malaysia has warned.

Nation 08 Oct 2016 | 12:00 AM Premium

Rainforest study centre on Penang Hill in the offing

GEORGE TOWN: Plans are in the pipeline to build a rainforest research centre on Penang Hill.

Education 29 Jan 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Preserving Tasik Chini

THERE is a need to preserve Tasik Chini and carry out research work there in the light of the rapid pace of development including palm oil cultivation and mining in the area that can have an adverse impact on the lake.