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 […]
Land use mapping exercise along Kemena River – Tubau – lower Jelalong Jason Hon（WWF Malaysia） Materials Satellite Images High resolution multi-spectral and panchromatic satellite images were obtained from Digital Globe http://www.digitalglobe.com. The images were obtained in two batches, under delivery orders 052896239040_01 (inclusive of Product 01 and 02) and 052927222010_01 (Product 01) (Appendix 1 & 2). In this report, these images are conveniently referred to its geographical area based on prominent features. Hence, the western portion is coded as TubauImage (named after Tubau Bazaar), whereas the eastern portion is coded as JelalongImage (named after Jelalong River) (Figure 1). TubauImage was captured between 5 to 13 August 2012 and JelalongImage on […]
”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities” 【Date】December 9-10, 2013 【Venue】Inamori Fundation Memorial Building, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan On December 9 and 10, our project held an international seminar ”Current Status and Challenges of Sustainable Forest Management in Borneo: Views from governments, private sectors, NGOs, and local communities with the co-hosted of Southeast Asian Studies for Sustainable Humanosphere research program. The two-day seminar drew about 120 participants from Japan and overseas and was concluded with success. From this Project, Samejima and Soda made their presentations based on the researches and studies of the […]
Malaysian Palm Oil Board Library Location：Bandar Baru Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia Direction To get here, it is recommended that you take a taxi. It is quite difficult to find the direction, so please have a map in hand to show the taxi driver. Also, arrange for a pick up time. For further information, please refer here. Entrance to MPOB is the same as Petronas, drive past Akademi Kementerian Pertahanan Awam, and MPOB main entrance is next to it. At the entrance, obtain a pass to enter the premise. Leave a copy of personal identification behind eg driver’s licence. The doors are locked automatically. To open them (eg to get to the […]
Our latest English Newsletter No.4 is ready. This is a special report of an international seminar of “Human-nature interactions of the riverine societies in Sarawak: a transdisciplinary approach” which was held in Kuching, Malaysia on 29, June 2012. Please check it out from here.