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BRAINS 2018

September 24, 2018

 And that's a wrap!

The second iteration of the Belum Rainforest Summit 2018, or BRainS 2018, officially concluded on 21 September 2018 at the Belum Rainforest Resort on Pulau Banding, Gerik, Perak.

Over 80 delegates, comprising researchers, conservationists, members of...

April 23, 2018

Please take not that the Belum Rainforest Summit 2018 (BRainS 2018) has now been postponed to 18 – 21 September 2018. The venue will remain the same but the programme and list of speakers might be changed. For now, the four keynote speakers will remain the same. Please...

October 9, 2017

Let Prof Emeritus Dato' Dr Abdul Latiff Mohamad welcome you to BRainS 2018 in his own words!

Warm greetings from Pulau Banding Foundation (PBF), Damansara Perdana, Malaysia!

Belum Rainforest Summit (BRainS) is back for its second edition from 7-9 May 2018 and will be hos...

September 25, 2017

We are pleased to announce the dates for the next Belum Rainforest Summit! BRainS 2018 will be held from 7-9 May 2018 at the Belum Rainforest Resort on Pulau Banding.

Save the date rainforest friends! Early bird registration will be open soon.

Michael Wingfield, Presiden...

September 20, 2017

Over 100 rainforest experts, scientists and policy makers from five continents gathered on Pulau Banding from 17-23 Octoberlast year for the inaugural Belum Rainforest Summit (BRainS 2016) on rainforest conservation and sustainable use. 

They were later joined by 6...

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