KINABATANGAN: Nature lovers in Malaysia, especially those in Sabah, have welcomed the announcement that the Lower Kinabatangan-Segama Wetlands have been recognised as a Ramsar site.
The recognition is significant as the wetlands comprise rarely-found coastal mangrove swamps and peat jungles.
This recent development adds impetus towards conserving endangered animals like the Sumatran rhinoceros, proboscis monkey and pygmy elephants.
The recognition was announced at the 10th conference of Ramsar Convention signatories on wetlands in Changwon, South Korea, on Oct 28.
Continue reading (incl. pics) at: Lower Kinabatangan-Segama Wetlands - Welcome to Ramsar site