You have searched for "dipterocarp forests"
Showing 1-10 of 31
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.
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.
One of the oldest rainforests in the world, Belum straddles northern Perak, stretching up to the Thai border. Largely inaccessible, this last wild frontier in the country is believed to be bristling with flora and fauna, but a recent survey left reseachers puzzled over the low count.
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.
The Heart of Borneo Highlands Eco-Challenge was dreamed up by a group of native Sarawak people to promote their culture and a love for the forest.
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.
There’s more to Port Dickson than beaches. Check out the Sungai Menyala Forest Reserve here too.