On a Road to Nowhere
Alicia Teoh, Founder and Honorary Secretary, Shah Alam Community Forest (SACF) Society | Dr Teckwyn Lim, Honorary Treasurer, Shah Alam Community Forest (SACF) Society
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It's been over a year since the Shah Alam City Council proposed to build a road right across the Shah Alam Community Forest. Two hectares of pristine rainforest, hundreds of trees and species, and the forest trails used and loved by many on a daily basis, destroyed forever - for a single road. The battle between the community and state government over this forest continues, and we catch up with the folks from the Shah Alam Community Forest (SACF) Society, Alicia Teoh (Founder & Secretary) and Dr Teckwyn Lim (Treasurer), to get updates on the matter. We also look at the study which has found that the area had been wrongly designated as development land, and the state government's response to that.
Image credit: shahalamforest.org
Produced by: Juliet Jacobs
Presented by: Juliet Jacobs
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Tags: The Bigger Picture, Earth Matters, Shah Alam Community Forest Society, SACF, Draf Rancangan Tempatan 2035, Deforestation, Shah Alam City Council, MBSA, Community Forest, Bukit Cerakah Forest Reserve, Permanent Forest Reserve, Selangor State Government, Selangor State Development Corporation,