Firemen are also battling flames affecting 16ha of forest land at Gelang Patah.
The courts have repeatedly recognised the continuity of the Peninsular Malaysia Orang Asli’s right to lands and resources that they have held, based on their own customs, usages and laws.
The future plans for SFI can turn Sabah into a major industrial bio-hub over the next 10 years.
Bar president Abdul Fareed Abdul Gafoor reminds states that the superior courts have already recognised the common law rights of Orang Asli to lands they have used for generations.
Penang Water Supply Corporation calls on Putrajaya to protect the greater Ulu Muda area from further destruction following reports that logging is going on near dams and catchment areas.
Authorities must take action against illegal developers and implement stricter laws to protect forest reserves in the country.
The park is a 66-acre green-lung in the middle of Kuala Lumpur and is an urban forest park open to the public.
This national park in Sarawak is thought to be one of the world’s most diverse and species-rich with 1,200 species of trees and over 237 species of birds.
Sultan Ibrahim advises state to stop issuing logging quotas to ensure forests are preserved.
Getting to the waterfalls near the Hulu Tamu Hot Springs involves a fair bit of jungle trekking and wading across rivers.
Kedah MB Mukhriz says the idea came up after discussions with WWF and UNDP in New York.
For now, they will get 99-year leases to enable them to get bank loans.
The Selangor Forestry Department says this is to enable a probe into complaints of land encroachment and water pollution.
Fires are not uncommon in Greece's forests, which cover almost half its territory, and the Mount Penteli area has suffered regularly in the past decades.
However, the celebration was marred by the death of an orangutan in the wild.
Environmentalists and residents question development work in environmentally sensitive area in Shah Alam.
The primary causes of the deforestation were agriculture, livestock raising, illegal logging, clandestine mining, and drug trafficking.
A government task force in Kenya has called for the management of the Kenya Forest Service to be fired and some of its staff investigated for alleged corruption leading to illegal logging and deforestation.
Around 1,250 people protested against the building of a government luxury housing project on forested land in the foothills of Doi Suthep.
The Tirpitz, a German World War Two battleship, had a great impact on the forests of Norway.
Around 3,000 volunteers on Sunday began an ambitious reforestation project in Portugal's oldest forest, ravaged by last year's devastating wild fires.
Twelve lemur corpses were found in a forest in the region of Alaotra-Mangoro.
Karl Lagerfeld created a spectacular mid-winter wood for his Paris catwalk Tuesday, but immediately fell foul of environmental activists who accused him of felling century-old trees for the show.
Today's savanna and forest elephants do not interbreed, unlike ancient species of elephants and mammoths.
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