Ground-dwelling Mammals and Birds Recorded by Camera Traps in Logged-over Forest in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, Sarawak, Malaysia Hiromitsu Samejima（Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University） Jason Hon（Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Kyoto University / WWF Malaysia）1 Introduction The tropical rainforest of Borneo is very rich in biodiversity. However, most of the remaining forests are being managed for logging by private companies. In line with the current advocacy for sustainability, the concept of sustainable forest management (SFM) can become an essential scheme to ensure that forestry practices are conducted in an acceptable manner that considers biodiversity conservation while maintaining economic sustainability. However, the performance of SFM practices and their […]
Jason Hon, one of our project member has been working in Sarawak. His latest research outcome, the sighting of a rare animal made a big headline in a local newspaper. Please click here to jump to the page.
Our member succeeded to capture Bay Cat on Video The Borneo Post, Friday, August 26, 2011 （The article says:） Kuching: Less than a month after receiving a flying lemur from the public, Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) has again received great news from one of the state’s Forest Management Units – Anap Sustainable Development Unit (ASDU) in central Sarawak on the sighting of the elusive Bay cat (Catopuma badia) within the timber concession area. The Bay cat, which is considered as the least known cat species in the world, was sighted and captured on video by camera traps at two locations in ASDU by a research student from Sarawak at Kyoto […]