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Use leaves to wrap vegetables instead, say green activists

PETALING JAYA: Environmental activists groups are calling for action to use leaves of plants instead of plastic for wrapping vegetables.
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More Asian travellers getting hooked on adventure tourism

Malaysia’s travel trade is seeing growing demand for adventure travel, fuelled by well-travelled Asians looking for deeper experiences, improved air ...
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Green Luxury In Langkawi

THERE WAS A time when, right up to the mid 1980s, Langkawi was a nobody of an island. Phuket had ...
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A Visit to The Datai, Langkawi, Malaysia

Meet Irshad Mobarak, The Datai’s resident naturalist, down at the beachfront for an After Dark Nature Walk. “Langkawi’s definitely underestimated ...
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Man and nature in perfect harmony

WOOOSH. The silhouette of something dark swoops across the inky canvas of the jungle. Despite the enthusiastic ramblings of my ...
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‘We are going to self-destruct’: Development plans threaten Malaysian island

“You don’t have to travel very far and you are right into nature,” says Irshad Mobarak, founder of JungleWalla and ...
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A Jungle retreat: The Datai Langkawi

“When you stay at The Datai, you’re sleeping in the jungle,” Long-time resident and world-renowned naturalist Irshad Mobarak says, ...
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The Datai Langkawi: The global luxury destination presents a new rejuvenated visage as the world’s unparalleled rainforest resort

Led by renowned naturalist and author Irshad Mobarak, the completely new Nature Centre will encompass mini laboratories to enable guests ...
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LANGKAWI MAY LOSE ITS UNESCO GEOPARK STATUS?! BUT WHY?

In the past, one of the main problems was enforcement, as stated by Irshad Mobarak, owner of Jungle Walla, a ...
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Langkawi park risks losing Unesco status

LANGKAWI: An environmentalist warns that the Kilim Geoforest Park, one of the few Unesco-certified sites in Southeast Asia, risks losing ...
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