How many rainforest are there in Malaysia?
Malaysia has one of the most complex tropical rainforest ecosystems in the world. The country as a whole has a tropical maritime climate. It is also a relatively small country, and with a land area of only about 33 million ha, is about the size of the British Isles.
FOREST RESOURCES AND ECOSYSTEM CONSERVATION IN MALAYSIA.
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How much of the world’s rainforest are in Malaysia?
Tropical rainforests encompass between 59% to 70% of Malaysia’s total land area, of which 11.6% is pristine. Malaysia has the world’s fifth largest mangrove area, which totals over a half a million hectares (over 1.2 million acres).
Why is Malaysia called the Wild East?
What is Sabah? Sabah is a resource-rich Malaysian state about the size of Ireland on the northern tip of remote Borneo island. It is marked by huge oil palm plantations, but also some of the world’s best scuba diving and rainforest-clad mountain ridges that have earned it the nickname of Malaysia’s “Wild East”.