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Indigenous community takes court ruling into own hands and seizes oil palm plantation

A community in Malaysian Borneo seized an oil palm plantation belonging to the IOI Group after the palm oil giant failed to respect the terms of a court ruling that the plantation was established on native customary land, reports the Rainforest Action Network (RAN).

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Indigenous community takes court ruling into own hands and seizes oil palm plantation

Source: Mongabay, Fri April 01, 2011
A community in Malaysian Borneo seized an oil palm plantation belonging to the IOI Group after the palm oil giant failed to respect the terms of a court ruling that the plantation was established on native customary land, reports the Rainforest Action Network (RAN).

Indonesia, Malaysia To Cooperate In Tackling Illegal Logging

Source: Bernama, Wed October 20, 2010
Indonesia is ready to have talks with Malaysia on bilateral trade in timber amid increased allegations that the neigbouring state had been receiving Indonesian timber from illegal logging, Antara news agency cited Forestry Minister Zulkifli Hasan as saying.

Indonesia Creates the Savu Marine Park, Largest in Southeast Asia

Source: Dive Photo Guide, Sun May 17, 2009
Indonesia has opened Southeast Asia's largest marine park in the Savu Sea, a migration route for almost half the world's whale species and home to vast tracts of rare coral, the country's fisheries minister said.

Amazing moment: Orangutan caught rope thrown by humans, swam across flooded river to save her baby

Source: Daily Mail, Sun March 22, 2009
Malaysian Borneo - All mothers know there is no limit to what they will do to protect their children.

Baby Orangutan Hospital Saves Lives, Steals Hearts

Source: LimeLife, Sat March 21, 2009
Bukit Merah Lake Town Resort, Malaysia - We were excited to see this news pop up on our radar this moment, and would like to share it with you - gentle reader - to send you off into a blissful weekend.

Huge Population Of Endangered Asian Elephants Living In Malaysian Park

Source: Science Daily, Mon January 19, 2009
Taman Negara National Park, Malaysia - New data released by the Wildlife Conservation Society and Malaysia’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks (DWNP) reveals that a population of endangered Asian elephants living in a Malaysian park may be the largest in Southeast Asia.

Improvements seen four years after the Indian Ocean tsunami

Source: CNN, Fri December 26, 2008
Four years since a 9.0-magnitude earthquake spawned massive walls of water that swept across the Indian Ocean, leaving more than 230,000 dead according to a United Nations estimate, improvements can be seen in many of the devastated areas, humanitarian groups said.

Rare leatherback turtles return to Malaysia this article opens in a new window

Source: AFP, Sun June 29, 2008
KUALA LUMPUR (AFP) - The endangered leatherback turtle has made a surprise return to nest in Malaysia where they were feared to have been wiped out, but experts are worried the precious eggs will not hatch.

Skies to be swept for alien life

Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
Hat Creek, California - The switch has been thrown on a telescope specifically designed to seek out alien life.

Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

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