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13 Viets held for stealing agarwood

11 July 2014,Butterworth, Malaysia : Thirteen Vietnamese have been arrested for illegally possessing 5kg of agarwood. The Penang Forestry Department caught them during a raid on a house in Simpang Ampat in south Seberang Prai in an hour-long operation which … Continue reading

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Sustainable way in Cambodia

Watch this video … how to harvest the agarwood in sustainable way without chopping down the tree. This video was linked from Youtube and uploaded by Ensar. Credit to Ensar for his hardwork for sharing his video.   top

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Looking for Agarwood seeds

  Agarwood seeds season in Thailand is coming … from end of April until end of June. Agarwood seeds have its harvesting season, in Thailand from May to June, or late by July. The seeds will last only 7~10days from … Continue reading

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‘Gaharu’ thefts in Perak, Malaysia

IPOH Feb 2014 : There has been an alarming increase in the number of foreigners encroaching on state forests and stealing precious wood, says the Perak Forestry Department yesterday. Its director, Datuk Roslan Ariffin, said 10 foreigners and two locals … Continue reading

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Main enemy of Gaharu — Human beings

It take years to grow a matured tree but people would have chopped it down within minutes. Today, poachers are well-entrenched within the forests for one very lucrative reason: gaharu  ….. where its deadly enemy is human beings. Syndicated gangs, … Continue reading

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Gaharu thieves, Mount Erskine, Penang

Gaharu thieves’ mini village was the perfect hideout 16 Nov 2012, GEORGE TOWN: A group of agarwood tree (gaharu) thieves set up four large camps deep inside a jungle near Mount Erskine to cleverly hide their location from view. Their … Continue reading

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Agarwood thieves — Bukit Mertajam

Published date : Tuesday October 11, 2011 Agarwood thieves felling trees in forest reserves Risk of extinction: Park rangers taking a closer look at one of the agarwood trees which was illegally chopped down at the Cherok To’ Kun Hill … Continue reading

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