Punching above its weight, part 2: Malaysia maintains globally important ‘Primary’ forests

Best available data indicates that Malaysia maintains vast forested areas. Recently activists have claimed that much of this forest has been degraded, and accused Malaysian industry and government of mismanaging forest resources.

One recent study claims that little of the forests in the Malaysian States of Sarawak and Sabah remain in a pristine condition. According to the authors, Malaysian forests have been degraded due to repeated logging or clearance over … Read More

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