The villagers of Kampung Mesau in Malaysia’s Pahang erected a blockade to save their forests from loggers. Photo: Yao-Hua Law/Macaranga
The villagers of Kampung Mesau in Malaysia’s Pahang erected a blockade to save their forests from loggers. Photo: Yao-Hua Law/Macaranga
Malaysia

Malaysia’s indigenous Orang Asli call for end to logging amid fears for endangered tigers

  • The Pahang government has leased a tract of forest to private company YP Olio, which plans to turn the site into an oil palm plantation
  • Logging has pushed tigers from their natural habitats and prompted indigenous Orang Asli villagers in Pahang to build a blockade against the loggers

The villagers of Kampung Mesau in Malaysia’s Pahang erected a blockade to save their forests from loggers. Photo: Yao-Hua Law/Macaranga
The villagers of Kampung Mesau in Malaysia’s Pahang erected a blockade to save their forests from loggers. Photo: Yao-Hua Law/Macaranga
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