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Malaysia - Wildlife Conservation Society

Malaysia - Wildlife Conservation Society | Southeast Asia Wildlife Conservation | Scoop.it
Victor Wang's insight:

-Malaysia is a wet, tropical country that is home to some of the world’s oldest rainforests 

-the rate of deforestation rate in Malaysia is accelerating

-elephants, tigers, and orangutans

-Malaysia has a protected area system covering over 12% 

of its land area

-various policies and mechanisms to protect biodiversity 

resources

-Habitat for many of these species is shrinking

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Thailand - Wildlife Conservation Society

Thailand - Wildlife Conservation Society | Southeast Asia Wildlife Conservation | Scoop.it
Victor Wang's insight:

-Thailand’s tropical landscape shelters some of Southeast Asia’s most charismatic and endangered wildlife

-most of the country’s remaining forests are fragmented

-conflicts between humans and wildlife

-helping the Thai government to improve the protected area system

-bring together local communities and national park staff to find solutions

-WCS has also worked closely with the government in the Western Forest Complex

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