September 23, 2019

Perak – The Manjung Municipal Council (MMC), along with the Manjung District Education Office has successfully concluded Sayangi Malaysiaku: MalaysiaBersih, an environmental education programme involving 120 students here.

In light of the Merdeka Month celebration, Saya...

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...

August 20, 2018

Mangroves are very unappreciated! Like tropical rainforests, mangrove ecosystems are very important habitats for plants and animals, help to regulate climate and also serve as water catchment areas. 26 July is celebrated every year as the International Day for the Cons...

July 25, 2018

On 28 June 2018, the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME) and the Pulau Banding Foundation invited elephant expert Dr Ananda Kumar of the Nature Conservation Foundation to give a free talk on elephants.

Dr Kumar's ongoing research in India focuses on th...

Andrew Sebastian - naturalist, environmentalist, activist and avid birdwatcher. He fell in love with nature at a young age and after deciding that law wasn't the right path for him, he went on to pursue a career as a full time conservationist with the Malaysian Nature...

April 30, 2018

Yasmin Rasyid is a recognisable name here in Malaysia. A scientist by profession, an environmentalist by passion, Yasmin is a devoted advocate of sustainable living in harmony with nature. Her list of accomplishments rivals that of Jane Goodall with numerous conservati...

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...

April 6, 2018

You may have heard of the world's biggest flower in your biology class, but do you realise how utterly strange and fascinating this plant is?


February 12, 2018

Belum Forest Friends (BFF) is officially underway! We had quite a star-studded lineup for our kickoff in Petaling Jaya. Our pioneer BFFs have been so supportive in spreading the word to their friends and followers, so, with fingers crossed, we are hoping to meet our ta...

February 7, 2018

If you've always wanted to get involved in rainforest conservation but just don't know where to start, the Pulau Banding Foundation and the Yayasan Emkay have got you covered. These two organisations are launching a new social initiative that literally wants you to bec...

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