S-E Asia's forest giants face uncertain future: Study

Habitat loss and climate change are shrinking the areas where dipterocarps can grow.
Habitat loss and climate change are shrinking the areas where dipterocarps can grow.PHOTO: MA. ROVELYN D. TUMANENG AND ROVEN D. TUMANENG

SINGAPORE - Dipterocarps, the leafy giants of tropical rainforests in South-east Asia, face an uncertain future, according to a new study.

Habitat loss and climate change are shrinking the areas where the majestic trees can grow.

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