A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Conservation

Chinese demand for durians poses grave threat to ‘critically endangered’ Malayan tigers

  • Forests in the region of Raub in Malaysia are being burned and cleared to make way for plantations
  • The value of China’s imports of durians has climbed an average of 26 per cent a year over the past decade, reaching US$1.1 billion in 2016

Topic |   Conservation
A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures
A Malayan tiger. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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