BFM 89.9

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Earth Matters  >  Preserving Batu Caves

Preserving Batu Caves

Surin Suksuwan, Malaysian Cave and Karst Conservancy

24-Oct-16 14:00

Preserving Batu Caves

Batu Caves is not only an important religious site for the Hindu community and an iconic tourism site for visitors, but the limestone caves - which are believed to be over 400 million years old -- are also home to rare species of biological and ecological life forms.
The recent revelation of the renovation being carried out to the temple is causing worry among conservationists and we find out why from Surin Suksuwan, the Secretary of the Malaysian Cave and Karst Conservancy.

Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Tags:  Earth MattersBatu CavesMalaysian Cave and Karst Societylimestone cavescave conservationEnvironment/SustainabilityCulture, History, Heritage

Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Play / Pause

Listen now : Inside Story

Today’s Shows

6:00 AM

The 6AM Stretch

8:05 AM

The Breakfast Grille

Adzim Halim, Country Head, Ninja Van Malaysia

9:35 AM

Ringgit & Sense

10:05 AM

Open For Business

Ganesh Bangah, Executive Chairman, Commerce.Asia

11:05 AM

Tech Talk

Cathy Song Novelli, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications of Hubilo

12:00 PM

Enterprise Biz Bytes

1:00 PM

The Breakfast Grille Repeat

Adzim Halim, Country Head, Ninja Van Malaysia

2:05 PM

Live & Learn

Out of the Box #1: The Reggio Emilia Approach to Education

3:05 PM

Beyond the Ballot Box

Johor State Elections Looming?

4:05 PM

Health & Living

Why So Sudden: Heart & Time

5:05 PM

The Evening Edition

5:35 PM

Today On Twitter

6:05 PM

Inside Story

7:05 PM

The Evening Edition

7:35 PM

Popcorn Culture - Supercut

Psychological Thrillers

9:00 PM

I Love KL

10:00 PM

Back To Back