Forestry Corporation chief says state government will be urged to classify it as 'totally protected' and higher penalties imposed on offenders.
The three people were among six detained for being allegedly involved in the brutal killing of a bull pygmy elephant in Kalabakan, near Tawau.
Experts recover egg cell from last of the species at Tabin Wildlife Reserve in Sabah for in-vitro fertilisation attempt.
The group are promoting the planting of native trees amid a nationwide push to replace invasive species with indigenous one.
The number of banteng, known as the wild cattle of Borneo, is less than 500 now.
WWF Malaysia's Mark Rayan Dharmaraj also urges Putrajaya to form a national tiger committee with executive powers.
Report author Kanitha Krishnasamy says it is looking like a losing fight to combat tiger extinction.
Wildlife officers also find nine parakeets, one cockatoo and a blue-and-gold macaw at the man's business premises.
Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji discloses that NGOs' proposals are being considered.
Two battalions of renowned jungle tracking force to be deployed with power to shoot, says IGP Hamid Bador
Conservationists on Pulau Mabul are all excited with the discovery of the first two-headed turtle from 13,000 hatchlings released previously.
Latest seizure is the third by Indonesian Customs in recent times and is a blow to Sabah’s on-going elephant conservation efforts.
Sabah Environmental Protection Association, Task Force Against Kaiduan Dam and Tanah Dahai say it is a 'betrayal' to Sabahans.
Sand has been stolen to help feed an industry that is growing at full tilt.
An animal rights group is offering money and a hotel stay for credible information on the killers.
Fears that growing popularity of 'lemang periuk kera’ or pitcher plant lemang will lead to the plant's extinction.
Resort owners foot RM350 taxi fare to send the turtle from Kudat to the YTL Gaya Island Resort marine centre for urgent treatment to save its life.
Two groups want greater transparency and assurance the turtles will be protected after state minister says the tagging will continue but with improved methods.
They warn that the method, which involves tying the turtles' flippers and 'shooting' them to the surface using lift bags, could cause decompression sickness.
Royal Turtles have been greatly reduced by hunting and sand mining, which destroyed the banks where they lay their eggs.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has sponsored hunting programs to target the reptiles.
The primary industries ministry says this is in line with its decision to cap oil palm cultivation to 6.5 million hectares.
The young Chelonoidis hoodensis tortoises were set free on Santa Fe island.
Chile announced the creation of the enormous Juan Fernandez Marine Park almost a year ago.