Vegetation and wildlife of Malaysia’s greater peat swamp forest, an drea of global conservation importance for its diversity and richness of endangered species
The land occupied by Belum Temenggor forest reserve consists of a larger eco region. It is contiguous with the smaller Bang Lang National Park and Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary in South Thailand, making the whole area one of Asia’s largest biodiversity basin.
The eco region plays a significant role in acting as a sink for water from surrounding habitat. Indeed, the forest extend from 260 to 1533 m above the sea level.
Learn about the rich history, biodiversity, and what conservation & research efforts to preserve this 130 million year old rainforest