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Amended forestry law may endanger Central Forest Spine, Yeo warns

PARLIAMENT | Amendments to the National Forestry Act meant to protect forests better may end up endangering the Central Forest Spine (CFS) and biodiversity in other affected forests, warned a lawmaker.

Yeo Bee Yin (Pakatan Harapan-Bakri) said this is as a clause asking states to replace excised permanent forest reserves (PFRs) could be used as an excuse to degazette the CFS.

The CFS is a network of

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