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The Barchats: Envirorights webinars on environmental rights drew 435 lawyers and members of the public. (Facebook screenshot: Bar Council Committee on Environment and Climate Change)
The Barchats: Envirorights webinars on environmental rights drew 435 lawyers and members of the public. (Facebook screenshot: Bar Council Committee on Environment and Climate Change)

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Collecting Epithema parvibracteatum, endemic to Batu Caves and critically endangered; Ruth Kiew is second from left; Nur Atiqah Abd Rahman is on the left. (SL Wong)
Collecting Epithema parvibracteatum, endemic to Batu Caves and critically endangered; Ruth Kiew is second from left; Nur Atiqah Abd Rahman is on the left. (SL Wong)

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The bulldozing of millions of rainforest trees in a private plantation has raised the profile of the value of gene banks for conservation.

A plantation of rare trees in Perak is being bulldozed (Credit: YH Law)
Penawar Hutan’s Sheila Ramasamy (left) showing the Perak Menteri Besar’s press secretary, Adie Suri bin Zulkefli (right) parts of the bulldozed plantation on February 24, 2020. (LawYH)

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Lynas Malaysia has located a site in Pahang to build a permanent disposal facility for its radioactive waste. But what is a permanent disposal facility?

Lynas Advanced Material Plant, Gebeng Industrial Park (Photo: YH Law)
Lynas Advanced Material Plant, Gebeng Industrial Park, Pahang, Malaysia. Photo taken March 11, 2019. Credit: LawYH

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The first ever legal action taken by the Malaysian federal government on behalf of Orang Asli regarding land rights is crucial pursuit of environmental justice.

The Pos Simpor Orang Asli community at the Kota Bharu High Court hearing in July of the application by the Kelantan state government to strike out the AG’s suit (Photo courtesy of Siti Kasim)
The Pos Simpor Orang Asli community at the Kota Bharu High Court hearing in July of the application by the Kelantan state government to strike out the AG’s suit (Photo courtesy of Siti Kasim)

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Macaranga unpacks the three conditions attached to Lynas Malaysia's 6-month operating license renewal.

Lynas Advanced Material Plant, Kuantan. Dec 2018. Credit: Save Malaysia Stop Lynas
Lynas Advanced Material Plant, Kuantan. Dec 2018. Credit: Save Malaysia Stop Lynas

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From singing gibbons to plastic pollution and registration fees, Macaranga covered the major international meeting of conservationists in July 2019.

Roslan Carang, Param bin Pura and Hadi bin Mes ICCB 2019 (Photo: SL Wong)
Roslan Carang, Param bin Pura and Hadi bin Mes presenting at the panel on ‘Indigenous Perspectives on Conservation Biology and Community Development’. Credit: SL Wong

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The dubious means by which tarantulas end up in scientists’ hands is cause for alarm.

Tarantula - Simoroxigorum birupes (Photo: Chien C. Lee)
Tarantula - Simoroxigorum birupes (Photo: Chien C. Lee)

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What is Malaysia's new government doing in terms of reform in conservation policy and laws?

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