Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Malaysia’s million dollar question — where did the logs come from?

11 October 2010

The 50-km long log-jam that blocked Malaysia’s biggest river shows the scale of deforestation in the highlands of Borneo and raises fresh concerns about how the state of Sarawak manages its natural resources.

This is Malaysia’s mighty Rajang River as it has never been seen before, choked from side to side — for kilometre after kilometre — by thousands upon thousands of dead trees.

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Source: Under The Banyan

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