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Legal logging biggest threat to tigers, says green activist

Environmentalist Andrew Sebastian says logging at production forests diminishes habitats of wildlife.

Perak MB orders immediate halt to all logging in Gerik Orang...

The decision comes in the wake of a meeting between the menteri besar, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department P Waytha Moorthy and the attorney-general.

Perak MB has erroneous assumptions on Orang Asli customary land rights

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.

Orang Asli need help now, not conversion

Logging activities are destroying the Orang Asli ancestral lands, contaminating their water supply and depriving them of their source of food.

Review all logging licences, group tells Terengganu govt

Malaysian Nature Society Terengganu state chairman Wong Chee Ho says pollution from logging activities has affected the income of local guides bringing tourists to Tasik Kenyir.

Cops take statements from 3 Orang Asli in Gerik over blockade

Police say the trio put up the wooden blockade to prevent access to loggers.

Friends of the forests to march to Parliament

Activist group Peka seeks tougher laws and constitutional protection for the rainforests.

Wan Azizah pledges full action on causes of Orang Asli deaths

A thorough investigation will be made into possible contamination of water supply as well as logging and mining activities, says DPM.

Putting profit before people in Perak

Did the state government ignore the rights of the Orang Asli in order to reap the benefits of logging?

Perak MB ‘not pressured’ by Orang Asli land demands

State has been lenient and will not demolish houses of those who illegally occupied land, says Perak MB.

Perak demolishes Orang Asli blockade at timber camp near Gerik

Perak MB Ahmad Faizal Azumu says the issue has been sensationalised by certain NGOs that claim a logging company is bullying the Orang Asli community there.

Stop logging or we’ll starve, Orang Asli activist tells govt

Tijah Yok Chapil says her community may starve if logging continues.

Sarawak says Mulu park not affected by plantation, plans 1km buffer...

An assistant minister also warns locals against supporting a campaign to stop a plantation firm accused of carrying out forest clearing near native lands.

Penang alarmed over extensive logging in Kedah affecting water supply

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.

Timber giant denies it has encroached upon forest land in Sarawak

Samling Group COO James Ho Yam Kuan says it has helped 172 villages by building roads and providing access to schools and healthcare.

Perak forestry dept pledges to work with MACC in logging probe

This comes after a report claimed of illegal logging activities and environmental destruction in the state.

Take Perak to court too, PAS tells AG

PAS deputy president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man says Perak is committing the same offence that Kelantan is being sued for.

Perak MB defends logging activities, says state plays by the rules

Ahmad Faizal Azumu says halting logging activities could lead to many losing their jobs.

Gerik logging activities not suspended, confirms forestry dept

Orang Asli lodge another police report over felling of trees near their settlement.

Sabah govt to probe alleged logging in Pegagau

Chief Minister Shafie Apdal says state government has not given out any licence to carry out logging or export of logs.

Perak environment exco: I didn’t approve logging at Orang Asli village...

He also says he does not know how decision to allow the logging was made.

Perak govt has encroached onto our land, claim Orang Asli

The villagers of Kampung Tasik Cunex claim a logging company and the Forestry Department are threatening them for protesting against the logging activity.

Oil royalty issue and logging 2 separate matters, Azmin tells Kelantan

He says the oil royalty issue should not be used as an excuse to damage the environment by allowing logging activities to continue.

Police report lodged over viral video on logging at Sandakan Rainforest...

Sabah Forestry Department says rains that lashed the park on Aug 17 had uprooted 149 trees.