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Military Technology Offers Hope for Malaysian Wildlifei
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Ivan Broadhead
December 07, 2012
Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has been one of Asia’s success stories. Despite rapid economic growth and urbanization, the country remains home to large tracts of pristine rainforest. Incursions by wildlife poachers from Thailand and Vietnam, however, are a growing problem. Conservationists are adopting, and adapting, new technology to help save the country’s endangered species. Ivan Broadhead reports from Perak State.

Military Technology Offers Hope for Malaysian Wildlife

Ivan Broadhead

Published December 07, 2012

Since independence in 1957, Malaysia has been one of Asia’s success stories. Despite rapid economic growth and urbanization, the country remains home to large tracts of pristine rainforest. Incursions by wildlife poachers from Thailand and Vietnam, however, are a growing problem. Conservationists are adopting, and adapting, new technology to help save the country’s endangered species. Ivan Broadhead reports from Perak State.


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