Conserve our rain forests

OVER the decades, Malaysia’s tropical rain forests have served the pivotal role in conserving an array of flora and fauna, with an abundant number of unique mammals and bird species. However, it is quite astonishing that Malaysia is manifested with the highest forest degradation rate between 2000 and 2012, according to the new global forest map in collaboration with Google. It is worth mentioning that the forest area loss during the period is estimated at 14.4% of its year 2000 forest cover. The depletion translates to 47,278 sq km, an area even larger than Denmark.

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