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Nation 12 Sep 2019 | 7:00 AM

Wildfires destroy wide swaths of Johor forests

JOHOR BARU: The wildfires caused by open burning has destroyed about 48ha of forest area in Johor.

Community 05 Jan 2017 | 12:00 AM

Decision to rehabilitate Johor forests by not issuing new logging permits has been a boon for wildlife

JOHOR BARU: The state government decision to not issue any new logging permits over the past decade has helped revitalise forests in Johor.

Community 12 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Illegal poachers coming for the trees cultivated in Johor forests

JOHOR BARU: Illegal poachers from neighbouring countries are encroaching into Johor forests for years harvesting agarwood (gaharu) as demand for the product is good.

Community 11 Dec 2014 | 12:00 AM

Illegal harvesting of gaharu rife at national park in Mersing

JOHOR BARU: Illegal harvesting activities of agarwood (gaharu) by foreigners are rampant in Johor especially in the Endau-Rompin National Park in Mersing.

Community 16 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Illegal foreigners scour forest in search of agarwood

JOHOR BARU: Illegal harvesting activities of agarwood (gaharu) by foreigners are rampant in Johor forests especially in the Endau-Rompin National Park and Panti Forest Reserve.

Nation 11 Apr 2014 | 12:00 AM

Agarwood theft rife

JOHOR BARU: Illegal harvesting of gaharu (agarwood) by foreigners is rampant in Johor’s forests, especially in the Endau-Rompin National Park and Panti Forest Reserve, said Malay­sian Nature Society Johor chairman Vincent Chow.

Malaysia 14 Jun 2011 | 2:28 PM

Orang asli in dire straits

The Orang Asli of Belum-Temenggor are still very dependent on the forest for their existence. Logging, poaching and over-harvesting have left them with very little to look forward to.Logging and poach...

Lifestyle 14 Jun 2011 | 12:00 AM

Orang asli in dire straits as Belum-Temenggor forests laid bare

Logging, poaching and over-harvesting of the Belum-Temenggor forests have left the orang asli with little to look forward to.

Nation 26 Oct 2009 | 12:00 AM

Johor forests shrinking

JOHOR BARU: The state's forest reserves are rapidly shrinking and poor management, including illegal activities within the reserves, are contributing to air and water pollution, soil erosion as well as the destruction of flora and fauna.

Letters 27 Feb 2006 | 12:00 AM

Bigfoot is entitled to its freedom

From TAM YONG YUEE of Muar