Monthly Archives: July 2011

Borneo Eco Film Fest in Sandakan, Sabah Borneo

After two days returning back to Sandakan, I am schedule to give a talk at the Borneo Eco-Film Festival at Sandakan, Sabah, today. Please join us if you are around. Please learn more about the Borneo Eco Film Festival here: http://www.beff.co/ Repost from http://blog.malaysia-asia.my/2011/07/borneo-eco-film-fest-in-sandakan-sabah.html Borneo Eco Film Fest in Sandakan, Sabah Borneo Author: David Jr […]

The joy of working in the forest- The volunteer’s diary

Text by Roshan Guharajan and Vennesa Venda Photo by: Amy Scott, Marieanne Leong, Ng Yen Fern.  The new volunteers at the BSBCC (Amy Scott, Vanessa Venda, Marieanne Leong, Ng Yen Fern and Roshan Guharajan)  have been tasked with surveying the trees in Forest Enclosure C. BSBCC Project Manager Ng Wai Pak needed this done to have an […]

Perhilitan’s animal insticts

http://www.mmail.com.my/content/77919-perhilitans-animal-insticts Perhilitan’s animal insticts Submitted by Najiah on Friday, July 15th, 2011 Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) exotic animal meat exotic animals Local Malayan sun bear As long as there’s demand, illegal meat trade will flourish, says Perhilitan head IKRAM ISMAIL Friday, July 15th, 2011 14:26:00    The Malay Mail spoke to Perhilitan […]

Read Freelander on sun bear cub rescued from Dubai bound carry-on luggage

Read Freelander on sun bear cub rescued from Dubai bound carry-on luggage http://issuu.com/freelandfoundation/docs/freelander2

Tiger bones, bear bile, and pangolin scales

http://scienceline.org/2011/07/tiger-bones-bear-bile-and-pangolin-scales/ Tiger bones, bear bile, and pangolin scales Breaking down traditional Chinese medicine A traditional Chinese medicine shop in rural Vietnam. [Image Credit: Rachel Nuwer] By Rachel Nuwer | Posted July 1, 2011 Posted in: elucidata Why China’s Environmental Future May Depend on Reclaiming Some of Its Past From Beijing to New York: The dark […]

Rare bear found in cooking pot

http://news.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Malaysia/Story/A1Story20110706-287695.html ASIAONE NEWS MALAYSIA Rare bear found in cooking pot The Star/Asia News Network Wed, Jul 06, 2011 KUALA LUMPUR – Animal parts believed to be those of the endangered Malayan sun bear have been found in a cooking pot at a restaurant here during a raid by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks […]

Beartrek (Joe Pontecorvo) visited BSBCC

A sms that I received on the evening of the June 28th sent my excitement to the roof. The text message was from Joe Pontecorvo, the Director and Producer of Beartrek, that he was in Kota Kinabalu and he was on his way to Sandakan to visit me and Cerah the sun bear. For those […]