This article was originally published on Clean Malaysia.

“To protect Malaysia’s wildlife and environment, you have to invest in them. That is the gist of a call by Dionysius Sharma, who is executive director and CEO of WWF-Malaysia, on the country’s government.

“Fiscal measures need to be put in place to assist the State governments in setting aside forests for ecosystem services and biodiversity conservation,” the conservationist explains. “Emphasis should be made on pursuing green growth and the country’s resources need to be deployed in a more sustainable manner,” he goes on to explain. “It has become more critical in light of the haze, flooding, landslides and water shortage crisis faced.”…”

Read on at: Clean Malaysia.