The quiet destruction of Ulu Muda

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BFM gets the low-down of what’s happening to the forest reserve from Hymeir Kamaruddin, an eco-guide and director of Earth Lodge, who has been exploring and working in the Ulu Muda area since the late 1990s.

The Ulu Muda Forest Reserve lies on the north-eastern flank of Kedah, bordering Thailand. Despite its rich biodiversity, immense natural beauty and function as a water catchment area for the Muda, Pedu and Ahning dams, the Ulu Muda forest has become the latest victim of illegal and uncontrolled logging.

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