Another 10 trees along Jalan Sungai Dua near USM have been chopped after the Raya break – on top of the half a dozen chopped just before the holidays.
Surely, all 16 in a row can’t be diseased, right?
This is the latest in the ongoing ‘war on trees’ probably to make way for road widening.
These trees are the latest to be sacrificed for roads after the recent chopping of 21 trees in Tanjung Bungah, presumably to make way for a high-density “”mixed development” project nearby.
Meanwhile, residents around Peel Avenue and Pierce Road near the site of a private hospital expansion project were alarmed to see the stately palms in their area suddenly tagged.
Kee’s cartoon at the top aptly depicts the contrasting mindsets in our society. Wider roads will not help save our planet. Trees will.
How short-sighted can we get?