Ambassador Yun Hosts a Wildlife Protection Event

Ambassador Joseph Y. Yun’s Wildlife Protection Event Draws Crowd:  On Friday, February 21, 2014, Ambassador Yun hosted panelists from the Sabah Wildlife Department, Sabah Forestry Department, Danau Gireng Field Centre, and EcoHealth Alliance for a presentation attended by 15 heads of foreign missions in Malaysia, as well as a number of directors of Malaysian and U.S. businesses with operations here.  Sabah’s rich biodiversity is under threat from overdevelopment and illegal harvesting of both flora and fauna.  The Ambassador and the panelists emphasized the important role that close collaboration between governments, non-government organizations, businesses, and the international community play in protecting and conserving precious biological resources, wildlife, and habitats in Sabah.