Saturday, April 22, 2006

Malaysian rainforest being stripped by loggers



'A 130 million-year-old tropical rainforest in Malaysia is under threat from logging, environmental activists warned Thursday, as they launched a campaign calling for greater efforts to protect the national heritage. Intensive logging, by both legal timber operators and illegal loggers, is damaging the ecological system in the 741,300-acre Belum-Temengor Forest complex in northern Perak state, the Malaysian Nature Society said...' More

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