Press statement : Stop monoculture plantations in Permanent Forest Reserves

Today, green NGOs of mostly youth-led, have spoken against big scale forest plantations in permanent forest reserves in Peninsular Malaysia, collectively demanding the reevaluation of the National Forest Policy.

Workshop on forest governance in Peninsula Malaysia

Forest protection in Malaysia is even more critical in this 'recovery phase', and degazetting permanent forest reserves and converting it to thousands of hectares of forest plantation (including Musang King Durian which is a species not allowed under the EIA for cultivation) is not only irresponsible but maybe a good setting for corruption.