Elephant Research Networking

Apr 28, 12 Elephant Research Networking

Posted by in Events, Sabah, Wildlife

The Sabah Wildlife Department hosted this meeting which was organised by Dr. Benoît Goossens of Danau Girang Field Centre and Dr. Carl Traeholt of Copenhagen Zoo with conservationist from Malaysia, Indonesia and Cambodia who are working on elephant research throughout this region. Attendees were from the government sector,...

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Orang-utans and Fig Trees

Apr 20, 12 Orang-utans and Fig Trees

Posted by in From the Field, Sabah, Wildlife

While conducting patrols along the rivers, roads and through the forest. the Honorary Wildlife Wardens are able to observe a variety of wildlife.  On this occasion, as they were conducting their patrol by boat, they spotted an orang-utan mother and young feeding on a fig tree by the banks of the river. Orang-utans eat a variety...

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Al-Jazeera Filming

Apr 19, 12 Al-Jazeera Filming

Posted by in Events, From the Field, Miscellaneous, Sabah

Our Reforestation Team were visited by Al-Jazeera‘s Earthrise filming crew for a piece they are doing on reforestation.  At HUTAN – KOCP we focus on ensuring survival rates and we plant on a smaller scale compared to other reforestation projects to ensure that we have a 100% survival rate for our areas.  In 2010, this...

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Honorary Warden & Ranger Association’s AGM

Apr 12, 12 Honorary Warden & Ranger Association’s AGM

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The second Annual General Meeting of the Honorary Warden & Ranger Association or Persatuan Warden dan Ranjer Kehormat Sabah was held at the Likas Wetland recently.  This Association was the brainchild of Dr. Hj. Rahimatsah Amat who holds the Presidentship for the first two years. The idea of this Association is to...

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