By Alexandra Radu • Dec 25, 2021
The pandemic has strained reforestation work in Sabah’s biodiverse Lower Kinabatangan region, but locals continue to replant trees in an effort to secure their livelihoods, protect endangered species and regrow carbon-capturing rainforests
By Deborah Germaine Augustin • Dec 23, 2021
Community conservationists in Selangor are working to save the Shah Alam forest from planned development by showcasing its threatened biodiversity, disproving government claims and building support. Can they repeat an earlier victory by other forest defenders?
By Yao-Hua Law • May 05, 2021
Last year, the loss of tropical forest worldwide continued with its upward momentum. But Malaysia once again bucked the trend as it cut down less than it did the previous year, the fourth year in a row it has seen reductions. What explains this positive news?
By Wanpen Pajai • Jan 19, 2021
Environmental conservation and indigenous rights are often natural bedfellows – but what happens when the two are at odds? In Thailand's Kaeng Krachan Forest, Karen communities battle to secure ancestral land rights, as officials strive for world heritage status
As people around the globe mark World Rainforest Day, Mohammad Zainuri Hasyim of the Rainforest Alliance in Indonesia says we must start recognising the power of Indigenous and local communities in preserving this vital natural resource
By Mohammad Zainuri Hasyim • Jun 22, 2020