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砍伐、切割及清除:当大森林消失之时

砍伐、分割及清除:当大森林消失之时

过去20年来最大规模的森林保留区撤除,究竟如何改变当地环境、经济和社区?

作者:刘耀华  (YH Law)

编辑:黄秀玲 (SL Wong)

翻译:万绮珊

与普利策中心 (Pulitzer Center) 的雨林调查网络 (Rainforest Investigations Network) 共同制作。

发布:2022年4月22日

(为了开辟油棕园,柔佛任罗宏一片森林难逃被砍伐的命运 | 视频由IMR Kreatif所摄)

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Tebang, Tarah, Tebas: Perginya Hutan Besar

Tebang, Tarah, Tebas: Perginya Hutan Besar

Bagaimana penyahwartaan terbesar hutan dalam tempoh dua dekad mengubah alam sekitar, ekonomi dan komuniti

Penerbit/Penulis: YH Law

Penterjemah: Adriana Nordin Manan

Penyunting: SL Wong

Diterbitkan dengan kolaborasi Rainforest Investigations Network, Pulitzer Center

Tarikh diterbitkan: 22 April 2022

(Hutan ditebang untuk ladang kelapa sawit di Jemaluang, Johor | Video oleh IMR Kreatif)

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Losing Trees and Identities

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Losing Trees and Identities

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Kelantan, Orang Asli struggle to keep their culture alive as forests are turned into plantations. With their natural sources of materials for rites and food destroyed, they suffer spiritually and physically.

Producer/writer: YH Law; Editor: SL Wong

Produced in collaboration with the Rainforest Investigations Network at the Pulitzer Center.

Published: 16 March 2022

(Due to forest loss, the Temiar villagers of Kampung Kaloi, Kelantan, are struggling to find the natural materials needed for traditional rites like sewang. | Pic by YH Law)

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The Problems and Promise of Forest Plantations in Kelantan

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The Problems and Promise of Forest Plantations in Kelantan

A retiring forester needs committed planters and data to solve the many problems of overexpansion in the state.

Producer/writer: YH Law; Editor: SL Wong

Produced in collaboration with the Rainforest Investigations Network at the Pulitzer Center.

Published: 9 March 2022

(Eucalyptus trees are a popular choice in forest plantations worldwide. These were planted in 2019 in the Batu Papan Forest Reserve, Kelantan. | Pic by YH Law)

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Forest Plantations In Reserves: Quick to Cut, Slow to Grow

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Forest Plantations in Reserves: Quick to Cut, Slow to Grow

Forest plantations are touted to turn degraded forests into a sustainable timber supply in Peninsular Malaysia. But our investigations reveal that so far, the plantations have cut lots of forests without any guarantee of harvest dates or yields.

Producer/writer: YH Law; Editor: SL Wong

Produced in collaboration with the Rainforest Investigations Network at the Pulitzer Center.

Published: 2 March 2022

(In Peninsular Malaysia, about 9% of forest reserves have been zoned to be cleared and turned into forest plantations like this one in Kelantan. | Pic by YH Law)

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Tree Farming Gone Wrong

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TREE FARMING GONE WRONG

After clearing wide swaths of forest reserves, forest plantations in Peninsular Malaysia show few signs of economic and environmental sustainability.

Producer/writer: YH Law; Editor: SL Wong

Produced in collaboration with the Rainforest Investigations Network at the Pulitzer Center.

Published: 23 February 2022

(About 9% of forest reserves in Peninsular Malaysia are zoned for forest plantations like this | Pic by YH Law)

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Cut, Carved, and Cleared: When Big Forests Go

Cut, Carved, and Cleared: When Big Forests Go

How the largest excision in two decades transformed the landscape, economy, and community

Producer/writer: YH Law; Editor: SL Wong

Produced in collaboration with the Rainforest Investigations Network at the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.

Published: 21 September 2021

(Forest cleared for oil palm in Jemaluang, Johor | Video by IMR Kreatif)

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State Forestry Departments Share Their Successes

In their own words, state forestry directors in Peninsular Malaysia tell us their major achievements in the last two decades.

IN PENINSULAR Malaysia, state governments and their agencies control forests.

About 85% of the forests are classified as permanent reserve forests and managed by state forestry departments.

For a story that examines 20 years of forest management results, we asked foresters to recount their successes (in 70 words) since 2000.

(Photo: A logging road through a forest reserve in Johor, 2020. Pic by YH Law)

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