Kedah has written to the federal government on this.
Environmentalists want to know how the additional federal allocation will be used and whether states will stop relying on logging for income.
She says many are unaware of these conservation efforts, which include preserving wildlife.
The primary industries minister says the country will cap the area at around six million hectares.
The primary industry minister hopes the Sarawak government will take appropriate measures to tackle the clearing of forests to open up an oil-palm plantation.
It's good news for those ready with a downpayment but bad news for owners of properties in locations where there’s an oversupply.
Sabah Umno liaison committee chairman Hajiji Mohd Noor says state government’s willingness to revisit the idea of using coal as a source of energy is outrageous.
The Pakatan Harapan government should not sell our national assets, especially public lands, but should rather reclaim public assets that have been privatised and reforest and re-gazette all forests that have been degazetted and privatised.
It is the second mining policy measure to be amended, but environment officials said a ban on new mining operations is still in place, suggesting the impact of the new order will be limited.
Palm oil sourced from illegally cleared rainforest areas in Indonesia has flowed through traders to major consumer goods brands.
Despite a decades-long effort to halt deforestation, nearly 10% of undisturbed forests have been fragmented, degraded or simply chopped down since 2000, according to the analysis of satellite imagery.
Nearly a fifth of Europe's wood beetle species face extinction because the old, decaying trees they depend on have been cleared from forests, scientists warned Monday.
Suaram adviser says environmental activist could do better than praise the former PM, who he says had an environmentally-unfriendly record when in office.
They laud Sabah government's move to preserve 30% jungle cover and ensure forest corridors for orangutans to freely move around.
Both countries account for 82% of world's palm oil production.
He asks all states to emulate Sarawak, under Adenan Satem, which banned logging activities 100% to revive damaged forests.
Penang Government says news report on encroachment was erroneous as whatever development taking place was outside two forest reserves.
The 500ha hill range is a perfect candidate for the Unesco Biosphere Reserve status, owing to its unique flora and fauna, says Prof Dr Siti Azizah Mohd Nor.
Forestry Department also impounds machinery used by company who had a permit to conduct study of minerals.
Experts say Malaysians are mostly unaware of the importance of the country's rainforests.
Adnan Yaakob says he has also expanded buffer zones around national parks from 500 metres to 1.5km, but is only unhappy that replanting of logged forests is not proceeding well.