Building Wildlife Crossings to Save Animals from Ending  up as Roadkill

Building Wildlife Crossings to Save Animals from Ending up as Roadkill

Forests continue to shrink, boxing animals into ever smaller living spaces. More and more roads continue crisscrossing areas thick with forests. These developments lead inevitably to similar outcomes: more animals will end up as roadkill while they seek to cross from one wooded area to another. Just this past August…

An Elephant is Killed after Trampling a man to Death. Was that Fair?

An Elephant is Killed after Trampling a man to Death. Was that Fair?

A wild bull elephant that trampled a middle-aged worker to death at a timber plantation in Tawau, Sabah, is now himself dead. The animal was shot and killed by an official of the Sabah Wildlife Department. Justice done? It depends how you look at it. The department’s director Augustine Tuuga explained…

New Sabah Road Project Threatens Habitats of Elephants and Orangutans

New Sabah Road Project Threatens Habitats of Elephants and Orangutans

The Lower Kinabatangan Wildlife Sanctuary in Sabah state is home to rich and varied ecosystems of exotic species, featuring a photogenic kaleidoscope of iconic animals: proboscis monkeys, several species of hornbills, the Asian pygmy elephant and Borneo’s emblematic orangutan. The reserve’s forests are at constant risk of further environmental degradation…