Wild animals at the Belum-Temenggor forest reserve, famed for its priceless biodiversity, are being threatened by illegal poachers.

Less than a dozen rangers are on hand to patrol an area double the size of Singapore.

Not only that, on a trip along the East-West highway a couple of years ago, I noticed dozens of lorries, laden with timber, trundling freely along the route. Where did that timber come from?

Read about the poaching crisis at the Traffic website.