Al-Jazeera’s Earthrise features Kinabatangan

May 02, 12 Al-Jazeera’s Earthrise features Kinabatangan

Posted by in Events, Miscellaneous, Sabah, Videos

Recently, Steve Chao from Al-Jazeera’s Earthrise visited us at the Kinabatangan to better understand what are the problems on the ground and how the local community is choosing to deal with it. With Mincho from Red Ape Encounters (a community based tour company) as Steve’s guide, he explorers the Kinabatangan by river...

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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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Happy Chinese New Year

Jan 23, 12 Happy Chinese New Year

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Today, Malaysia celebrates Chinese New Year, a two day public holiday with two weeks of Lion Dances (mostly the Chinese Southern Lion as seen in this picture). We wish all our friends celebrating, a very auspicious year of the Water...

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Annual Staff Party

Jan 07, 12 Annual Staff Party

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Once a year, all HUTAN-KOCP staff and their families gather for our annual party following three days of intensive presentations and discussions at our Annual General Meeting. This party sees everyone ready to belt out their favourite  karaoke songs, games for the children and the all important event the lucky draw! They are at...

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Annual General Meeting

Jan 04, 12 Annual General Meeting

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The beginning of the year is a time when all the HUTAN-KOCP teams come together for three full days to present and discuss the work that has been carried out throughout the year. As almost everyone (except those of us who are “desk bound“) are field people, so it can be rather intensive with many hours spent on...

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Jan 03, 12 Flooding?

Posted by in From the Field, Miscellaneous

The monsoons used to be very predictable in Sabah, just ask any local over the age of 30, we remember very distinct periods of having the rainy season and the dry season.  Today however this distinction is no longer clear. Early December was still dry-ish (by monsoon standards) but then towards the end it started to truly pour and...

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Happy New Year 2012!

Jan 01, 12 Happy New Year 2012!

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A new year, our 14th in the Kinabatangan! Sometimes a new year also marks new beginnings and it is the same with us and our latest edition of our website. So, thank you for joining us and also thank you for the patience of waiting for this new blog type of website with more news particularly from the field. A very Happy and Blessed...

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