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Here’s Why Not Everything Is As Terrible As Netflix Documentary ‘Seaspiracy’ Claims

The main mantra that the documentary first drops is that sustainable fishing is a far-fetched ideology and, technically, next to impossible to achieve. In other words, it's just some empty terms.Some of the organisations shown in the documentary, Earth Island Institute β€” the organisation that issues the 'Dolphin Safe' labelling β€” and Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) are slapped with intense criticism as the filmmaker, Ali Tabrizi, shines a light on […]

today7 April 2021

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Malayan Tiger Dies After Poachers Shot Him 8 Times In Terengganu

15 personnel from the Dungun and Kemaman branches of Perhilitan rescued him at 11.30am on 22 February and then transferred him to the National Wildlife Rescue Centre in Perak for treatment.Initially, 'Awang Rasau' showed positive developments.His appetite increased with him being able to lift his head and change body position.The tiger had been shot several times before, too. The old wounds were said to be not serious.

today6 March 2021

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Collaboration Is Key To Preserving The Malayan Tiger

The initiative is part of Perhilitan's Save Our Malay Tiger Campaign. It resulted in the arrest of 87 wildlife criminals and involved seizure worth RM2.7 million and destruction of 460 wire snares.In 2020, 140 wildlife criminals were arrested, with seizure worth RM1.85 million and destruction of 672 snares. These numbers are a grim reminder that the critically endangered Malayan tiger and other wildlife are still under immense threat from rampant […]

today3 March 2021

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Fraser’s Hill Development Project Given The Green Light Despite Environmental Concerns

A birdwatcher's paradise, the lush hill stands to lose its biodiversity as a result of the impeding construction.Dubbed the 'Little England of Malaysia', Fraser's Hill is one of the last remaining hill stations in the country, well-known for its pleasant cool weather and wildlife.According to WWF, Fraser's Hill is home to 275 bird, 52 mammal, 27 reptile, and 26 amphibian species.

today10 August 2020

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Help Keep Melaka’s Butterfly Farm Alive By Adopting And Taking Care Of A Pupa At Home

The conservation centre's main source of revenue - the sale of tickets to domestic and foreign visitors - has vanished during the Movement Control Order (MCO) and forced the sanctuary to resort to desperate measures.In addition to the reduction of laboratory staff, BernamaΒ reported that the sanctuary management already had to dispose of more than 3,000 caterpillars of various butterfly... Click here to read the full article. Source:

today22 May 2020