Above Ground Biomass and Tree Species Diversity in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, with the Focus on the High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF)
[Hiromitsu Samejima, Malcom Demies, Miyako Koizumi]

Above Ground Biomass and Tree Species Diversity in Anap Sustainable Development Unit, with the Focus on the High Conservation Value Forest (HCVF) Hiromitsu Samejima(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University) Malcom Demies(Sarawak Forestry Cooperation) Miyako Koizumi(Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University) Introduction  Maintenance of biomass or carbon stock and biodiversity are among the targets of sustainable forest management (SFM) and establishing a high conservation value forest (HCVF) is one of the measures of SFM to achieve these targets. However, the performance of HCVF management has not been well studied.  Inside the Anap Sustainable Development Unit (ASDU), Sarawak, Malaysia, four HCVFs and three water catchment areas (WCs) have been established. WCs […]

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Bay Cat Captured on Video by Camera Traps

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 […]

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