53 per cent of Sabah’s areas are totally protected

KOTA KINABALU: Fifty-three per cent of Sabah’s land mass are permanent forest reserves and protected areas, surpassing the 1989 Langkawi Declaration to maintain at least 50 per cent of the country’s land mass under natural forests.  Chief Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor said Malaysia especially Sabah is home to a diverse biodiversity…