M'sian Nature Society raises concern on declining forest reserve in Selangor

Malaysiakini (English) 2020年2月18日 14時46分
Selangor has to make sure there is enough forest reserve, in line with the Federal government's target forest cover of 55.3 percent, says Malaysian Nature Society.Its president Ahmad Ismail claimed the forest reserve in Selangor is decreasing and fragmented."This is not good for wildlife. Selangor should stop degazetting its forest reserve."The forest should be protected and conserved for future benefit," he told Malaysiakini.Ahmad was referring to theproposal by the Selangor Forestry Department to degazette 930 hectares within the Kuala Langat (North) Forest Reserve area."The peat swamp fores...