Can a Freshwater fish Save Malaysia’s Sharks?

Can a Freshwater fish Save Malaysia’s Sharks?

Some habits (and customs) die hard. These include a penchant for shark fin soup as a prized dish at weddings and banquets in Malaysian Borneo. But what if, instead of trying to wean die-hard shark-fin lovers off this pricey delicacy, we offered them an alternative that tasted just as nice…

Poachers in Sabah are ‘Traitors’

Poachers in Sabah are ‘Traitors’

Poachers in Sabah aren’t merely misguided souls. Nor are they simply criminals. They’re traitors. That’s according to Masidi Manjun, the state’s minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment. “If there are Sabahans doing this (poaching wildlife), then they are traitors who are doing a great disservice to their own state and country,”…

Sabah Authorities Vow to Clean up all the Trash – This Time for Real

Sabah Authorities Vow to Clean up all the Trash – This Time for Real

A world-renowned hotspot of biodiversity, Sabah on the island of Borneo is one of the most popular tourism destinations in Malaysia – justifiably so. It’s famous for its natural parks, its stunning beaches and its orangutan rehabilitation centers. Too bad then that most visitors invariably come face to face with…