EnvironmentConserve Our Rainforests: Plant-A-Tree Everyday, worldwide, trees are cut down, forests are damaged … nature is slowly making way for man. As a result, our resources are slowly depleting. Conserve Our Rainforests: Plant-A-Tree with an acronym ‘CORPAT’ is a project conceived by Soroptimist International Club of Bangsar (SI Bangsar) and launched on 22 June 2000 to mark our contribution towards greening of the environment in collaboration with our project partners, Sitrac Corporation Sdn Bhd, the Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) and the Forestry Department of Pahang. The Objectives are:
- To create awareness on the importance of the rainforests.
- To educate and advocate nature conservation through the project.
- To raise funds to further enhance the environment.
- To assist the communities.
- Sitrac Corporation Sdn. Bhd. who has agreed to sponsor the land for the Project
- Forestry Department Pahang who has endorsed the project and has provided seedlings and labour for planting; and
- Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) who has agreed to provide the expertise through their various research units and also will provide special seedlings for this project.