Effective Implementation of EIA on Forest Harvesting in Peninsular Malaysia (FR 85)

H. F. Lim et al.


8 pp


This report reviews the effectiveness of implementing the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on forest harvesting in Peninsular Malaysia. Only two EIA reports were prepared for logging activities in Peninsular Malaysia. Logging activities need to be monitored through EIA studies as logging activities irrespective of size of the area involved, is bound to bring certain environmental impacts that caused a general concern to the public. Two suggestions were put forward with regard to more effective implementation of the EIA on forest harvesting in Peninsular Malaysia.