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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An Upgrade for Reforestation Project

Feb 18, 12 An Upgrade for Reforestation Project

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When the Reforestation Project first started their work, they exclusively used just a machete (long knife) to cut grass.  As one can imagine this is seriously a tedious and long process.  Yet these strong women plodded on without complaining. As the work for their Project grew an investment was made for powered grass cutters to...

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