Category: Conservation

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Great News for Bornean Sun Bears Lovers!

The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) – the only sunbear conservation centre in the world has finally opening its door to public on 17th January 2014; strategically located next to Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre in Sandakan. It was founded by Siew Te Wong, in 2008 as a two-stage...

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World Heritage?

“World Heritage sites belong to all the peoples of the world, irrespective of the territory on which they are located” (UNESCO). With 962 UNESCO World Heritage sites globally, chances are you have seen one, or live in or near one. A World Heritage site must either have historic cultural significance...

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Earth Hour 2012 is Coming!

Borneo is counting down the days to 31st March Earth Hour is celebrated every year, by hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments across the globe. More than 5,200 cities and towns in 135 countries worldwide turned off their lights for Earth Hour 2011 alone. As climate change is increasingly...

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Saving Rainforest with Just One Simple Click

KOTA KINABALU: For as little as RM15, you can help protect rainforest in Sabah which is critical for the long-term survival of orang-utans, pygmy elephants, sun bears and other threatened wildlife species. This amount, equivalent to USD5, saves 50 square metres of forest, about the size of a large garage,...

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Talang Satang National Park a Sanctuary for Endangered Turtles

SEMATAN: The turtle adoption and conservation programme carried out by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) at the Talang Satang National Park was to conserve the population of the Green Turtle species (Chelonia mydas). National Park caretaker Tonny Ganyer said the three turtle islands where the turtle conservation was being carried...