In Malaysia’s Johor, forest reserves are being replaced with gold mines and palm oil plantations — The Stringer — Barbara Crane Navarro

Forest reserves in northeastern Johor are shrinking due to land clearing linked to economic projects, prompting concerns over elephant-human conflicts Experts say the deforestation of an area with a rich biodiversity is alarming and runs counter to Malaysia’s commitment to protecting its natural heritage About five years ago, a herd of elephants showed up at […] […]

In Malaysia’s Johor, forest reserves are being replaced with gold mines and palm oil plantations — The Stringer — Barbara Crane Navarro