In The News 1997

My Very Own Swamp

My Very Own Swamp
Deep in the Malaysian rainforest, Paul Mansfield does his bit for nature conservation-by planting mangrove. 0n the Malaysian island of Langkawi, there is some corner of a foreign field that is forever ‑ mine. Early one morning I set out with a naturalist, Irshad Mobarak, to replant some of the local flora. We skimmed up the Kilim river by boat, heading deep into the rainforest, with limestone cliffs towering above, and a riot of green vegetation reaching down to the banks. [caption id="attachment_331" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Kilim Mangrove[/caption] At a bend in the river Irsha...
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