When the new Kedah menteri besar declared that logging would continue red, flags were raised. Astro Awani’s Melisa Idris and Sharaad Kuttan ask International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Surin Suksuwan and Meenakshi Raman of Sahabat Alam Malaysia if the fiscal burden of environmental protection can be shared.
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