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Malaysian Royal Customs Steps Up on “Green Baddies”

Monday, February 9th, 2009

Heartening news from Malaysia today.  The Royal Malaysian Customs Department is stepping up enforcement on illegal wildlife trade, so-called Green Baddies.  From the New Straits Times:

Datin Seri Teh Halimah Mohd Eusoff receiving the Customs Personality Award from Datuk Seri Najib Razak on behalf of her late husband, former Customs director-general Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Datuk Tak at the 27th World Customs Day yesterday.

Datin Seri Teh Halimah Mohd Eusoff receiving the Customs Personality Award from Datuk Seri Najib Razak on behalf of her late husband, former Customs director-general Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Datuk Tak at the 27th World Customs Day yesterday.

Customs zeroes in on ‘green baddies’

By Marc Lourdes
 2009/02/08

PETALING JAYA: The Customs Department has joined a global initiative to protect the environment, by placing those who smuggle flora, fauna and toxic waste across borders on the top of their hit list. The main threat is poaching endangered and protected animals for the cooking pot, traditional medicine, amulets and decorations. (more…)