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Nation 31 Aug 2021 | 7:00 AM

FRIM: Know the trees and area suitability before you start planting

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.

Nation 31 May 2017 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sabah leads the way with two more forest reserves

KOTA KINABALU: With two additional reserves meeting international standards for well-managed forests, Sabah now leads in certified forest coverage in the South-East Asian region.

Community 09 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Lovers’ haunt of yesteryear

THE Penang Botanic Gardens is 130 years old this year and an old-timer like Datuk Dr Anwar Fazal certainly has a lot of interesting tales to share from his rich experience.

Community 28 Feb 2014 | 12:00 AM Premium

Onus on heads of missions to clear misconception about commodity

KUCHING: The country’s heads of missions are urged to assist Sarawak in clarifying the misconception surrounding forestry, conservation and oil palm cultivation in the state highlighted by Western non- governmental organisations (NGOs).

Community 06 Nov 2012 | 12:00 AM Premium

Ever-changing requirements for tropical timber have Sarawak worried

YOKOHAMA, Japan: Sarawak has voiced its concern over the ever-changing requirements imposed by many importers on the entry of tropical timber into their countries.

Nation 20 Feb 2011 | 12:00 AM Premium

Maliau Basin to get more protection

KOTA KINABALU: The state Forestry Department plans to expand the protective zone surrounding the Maliau Basin.

Community 05 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM Premium

A land lost in time

IN 1947, a World War II British pilot was heading towards Tawau when he flew over what he thought was a mist-shrouded jungle. But as the cloud dissipated, he found himself encircled by a wall of steep cliffs rising 915m above the jungle floor.

Nation 23 Apr 2008 | 12:00 AM Premium

Sarawak doing well in extending nature reserves

Sarawak has established a network of protected areas which surpassed the World Conservation Union's requirement of 10% of its total land area, said Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.