Sabah’s Bushmeat Trade remains Unabated

Sabah’s Bushmeat Trade remains Unabated

It’s not as if people in Malaysia lack for meat but some of them, unfortunately, have a taste for bushmeat. And so it happened that officials from the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan) in Sabah discovered a sack inside a polystyrene box. Inside were 4.6kg of deer meat, 2.3kg…

Sabah’s Bushmeat trade must Stop

Sabah’s Bushmeat trade must Stop

Wild animals face a variety of threats in Sabah from habitat loss to poaching. Sadly, we also need to add the thriving local bushmeat trade to that list. Local conservationists and animal lovers have been engaged in several educational campaigns to try and wean locals off the meat of wild…

Sale of Bushmeat carries on in Sabah

Sale of Bushmeat carries on in Sabah

Many locals in Sabah seem to view the state’s forests as their own backyards: the animals that inhabit those woods, these people apparently believe, are simply there for the taking – through the barrels of hunting rifles. Reportedly, the bushmeat trade in the state continues to flourish despite a ban…