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KUALA LUMPUR: The public have been advised to identify types of trees and location suitability to ensure that any trees planted can grow well and have a longer life span, thus ensuring the success of the 100 Million Tree-Planting Campaign 2021-2025.
Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Monday (July 26)
PETALING JAYA: Many of Malaysia’s dipterocarp forests are undergoing mass flowering at the moment, with a “mosaic” of colours observed in the canopy of many rainforests.
Malaysia has a long list of national and state parks, and forest reserves, though the ones in Sabah and Sarawak are more popular, especially among international tourists.
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.
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) hosted an environmental awareness programme for students titled “Understanding Dipterocarp Species: The Icon of Our Lowland Forest” last week at the Perah camping site in FRIM, Kepong.
OUR forests are not only home to diverse flora and fauna, the green cover protects against soil erosion and can help mitigate the effects of climate change.
It was a soul nourishing experience to discover the wonders of God’s creation in the ancient rainforest of Danum Valley, Sabah.
There’s more to Port Dickson than beaches. Check out the Sungai Menyala Forest Reserve here too.