The East Coast Rail Line must be made Wildlife-Friendly

The East Coast Rail Line must be made Wildlife-Friendly

A sad part of development in Malaysia is that it rarely if ever comes without environmental costs. And so it has proved with the East Coast Rail Line. Aware of the hazards the new rail link will pose to wildlife, environmentalists have been calling on policymakers to put the project on…

Road Accidents take a Terrible Toll on Malaysia’s Wildlife

Road Accidents take a Terrible Toll on Malaysia’s Wildlife

It can be absolute carnage out there on Malaysia’s roads and not just for people. Over the past five years a total of 1,914 protected wild animals have perished in road accidents, according to Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar, minister of Natural Resources and Environment. Does that sound like a lot?…