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TSOL - Environment 11 May 2015 | 6:46 AM

What's a 'forest' and what does 'deforestation' mean?

The definitions of a forest, deforestation and zero deforestation are more complicated than you might think.

Nation 19 Jan 2015 | 5:24 PM

MCA calls on Kelantan to come clean on deforestation in the state

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA’s Crisis Relief Squad (CRSM) has called on the Kelantan state government to provide answers for the deforestation in Gua Musang and Kuala Betis in Kelantan.

Nation 20 Jan 2015 | 12:00 AM

Explain deforestation, Kelantan told

KUALA LUMPUR: The Crisis Relief Squad MCA (CRSM) has called on the Kelantan government to explain the deforestation in Gua Musang and Kuala Betis.

Plantations 25 Sep 2018 | 10:49 PM

Indonesian activists abseil down palm refinery tanks in deforestation protest

JAKARTA: Environmentalists abseiled down storage tanks and unfurled banners at a palm oil refinery in Indonesia on Tuesday in protest at deforestation of the country's tropical forests.

Metro News 31 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Deforestation causes hardship to people

THE Malaysian United Party has criticised the Penang government for keeping the people in the dark over the state’s deforestation.

AseanPlus News 16 Apr 2016 | 12:00 AM

Jakarta wants oil majors to ditch ‘zero deforestation’ pact

Jakarta: Indonesia is getting more serious about forcing major palm oil companies in the country to abandon a landmark “zero deforestation” pact over cartel allegations.

Asia & Oceania 27 Apr 2015 | 7:09 AM

Cambodian villagers are saving beautiful butterflies from deforestation

Amidst rampant deforestation, Cambodian villagers have been roped in to save some of the country’s magnificent butterflies.

World 04 Jul 2019 | 7:00 PM

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for development of the region.

World 29 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

INTERVIEW - Indonesia wants deforestation in new climate deal

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is pushing to include deforestation in any agreement on combatting global warming during December's U.N.-led climate talks in Bali, the environment minister said on Friday.

Plantations 28 Feb 2019 | 12:23 PM

Norway's wealth fund ditches 33 palm oil firms over deforestation

KUALA LUMPUR: Norway's $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund, the world's largest, has pulled out of more than 33 palm oil companies over deforestation risks during the last seven years, a green group said on Thursday.