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15 arrested for illegal logging

KUCHING: Fifteen people were arrested for encroachment and illegal logging at Sedilu National Park following a raid dubbed ‘Ops Khazanah’, a special operation against illegal logging in totally protected areas. Among those involved in the operation were Sarawak Forestry Corporation…

MCC, SFC to check on exotic meat sale

MIRI: Miri City Council (MCC) together with Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) will be inspecting wet markets in the city to ensure that there would no exotic meats on sale following the novel coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan, China. “We will work…

Be fair, SFC urged

KUCHING: When enforcing the Wildlife Protection Ordinance, the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) must not pick and choose who to arrest, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing. For example, in Kapit, he said there are illegal bird…

SFC seizes 160 wildlife

SIBU: Some 160 wildlife including various species of lizards, iguanas, baby crocodiles, turtles, tortoises, pythons and animal parts have been seized from premises here. The species are those protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild…

Long snout croc ‘saved’

BETONG: The Betong Civil Defence Force (APM) managed to catch a nine-foot long false gharial (buaya jejulong) at an oil palm plantation in Tanjung Assam near here, yesterday. According to its officer Captain Usman Harto, the operation to catch the…

Rescued rare owl on road to recovery

KUCHING: A rare owl has been rescued by Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) after it was found weak and unable to move at Piasau Nature Reserve. SFC said on Dec 17, a ranger discovered a barred eagle owl and brought it…

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