fbpx
Connect with us

Social Stories

Drone Shot Showcases Heavy Logging In Kelantan, Area Where Numerous Tigers Have Been Spotted

Published

My Post 2022 01 17T154513.935
Source: Persatuan Aktivis Sahabat Alam - KUASA | Twitter

Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.

For the past couple of weeks, there has been numerous tiger sightings in Kelantan, including the death of an Orang Asli man that resulted in a tiger getting shot dead.

Following some of the initial incidents, the Kelantan Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah denied that the tiger appearances were due to logging causing disturbances and loss of their habitats.

But, his statement sharing that logging should only be blamed when there are more than 3 tigers per sighting later came true, when 3 tigers emerged near a village in one go.

Now, the Persatuan Aktivis Sahabat Alam – KUASA is taking to their Twitter page to share a drone shot to prove that there is logging activities happening near where these tiger sightings occurred.

Drone 1

Pos Bihai is where the Orang Asli man was killed by a tiger, a tiger threat forced a school to remain closed and the 3 tigers were spotted roaming together near a village.

“Last week, MB and TMB of Kelantan said that the tiger attack at Kampung Orang Asli Pos Bihai, Gua Musang that killed a man was not because of logging.”

“The day before yesterday, we went to the scene and took out a drone. There is, indeed, logging near the village”, KUASA shared.

Drone 3

Villagers in the area claimed that the location where the logging activities are taking place is home to a big tiger population.

“Even according to the data, Hutan Simpan Perias (this area) is the largest tiger habitat in Kelantan.”

“Tigers used to be scared of humans, but not anymore. Maybe because they are desperate from losing their habitat.”

KUASA also shared that the logging is apparently to open a rubber plantation.

Drone 2

“This is evident in the field, not far from the village, that there is a timber share for a logging project for the purpose of opening a TLC rubber plantation of 400 hectares, in Hutan Simpan Perias. Yes, logging is underway”, they added.

When the consequences involve destruction of the habitat of critically endangered tigers while also risking human life, one should question the necessity of such projects.

The lives of these tigers and the villagers in the area should come first.

What do you think of the logging activities happening in Kelantan? Share your thoughts in the comment section.

 

Also read: 3 More Tigers Spotted Outside Village In Kelantan, Can We Blame Logging Now?

My Post 2022 01 14T132654.166

Source: Kosmo


Follow us on Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest stories and updates daily.



Just In

Ft Umno Ft Umno
News44 mins ago

Tajuddin & Alor Setar UMNO Chief Face 6 Year Suspension by Party For Going Against Leadership

It has just been reported that Member of Parliament for Pasir Salak, Datuk Seri Tajuddin Abdul Rahman and Alor Setar Division...

Feat Image Umno Supreme Council Ge15 Feat Image Umno Supreme Council Ge15
News2 hours ago

UMNO Wants GE15 This Year, Ismail Sabri Will Propose Parliament Dissolution Date To Agong Soon

General Election 15 (GE15) is likely to take place this year as UMNO Supreme Council yesterday announced that it has...

Ft Fire Ft Fire
News23 hours ago

M’sian Lecturer Who Asked His Students to Fill Up Inappropriate Sexual Survey Gets Fired by Uni

Last month, a former student of a local university in Johor shared the traumatic experiences she had with her former...

Collage 39 Collage 39
News1 day ago

Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi is Sentenced to 3 years in Prison by Myanmar Junta Court

Myanmar’s junta sentenced an Australian economist to 3 years in prison while also handing down another conviction to ousted leader...

Bring Meat Into Singapore 1 Bring Meat Into Singapore 1
News1 day ago

Man From China Tried To Bring 226KG of Meat Into S’pore, Slapped With RM56,600 Fine

Many of us like to bring food over from our own country when travelling. However, when food items exceed a...

My Post 1 2022 09 30T111411.779 My Post 1 2022 09 30T111411.779
News1 day ago

Kidnapped Cosmetics Agent Has Been Found & Brought Back To Malaysia By PDRM!

The cosmetics agent that was kidnapped from her home by a group of men in Kelantan on September 13 (Thursday)...

Collage 12 5 Collage 12 5
News2 days ago

Politician Criticises Sabah Gov’t For Unfixed Potholes, Says Elephants Won’t Even Vote For Them

Potholes are not only troublesome but also dangerous to road users. Some potholes are deep enough to cause accidents, or...

Ft Flight Ft Flight
News2 days ago

Malaysia Scraps Mandatory Rule of Wearing Face Masks on All Flights To & From The Country

Back on September 7, the government announced that the requirement to wear face masks in an outdoor public setting would...

Announcement

Latest Videos



TRENDING TODAY