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...

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...

January 3, 2018

As we usher in 2018, let's take a look back at some of the developments in environmental conservation in Malaysia over the past year. The Malaysian governments, both federal and local, have made significant improvements to their environmental policy and wildlife protec...

November 17, 2017

Remember that awesome moment when Malaysia joined Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Russia in adopting the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)'s CA|TS programme?

Well, the things got even better for our local conservation effort after a recent two-day summit on Pulau Banding in...

September 29, 2017

Wildlife trafficking is a serious problem in the Belum-Temengor rainforest. Even though the Temengor Forest Reserve does not enjoy the same level of protection as the Royal Belum State Park, many of the animals that live in it are recognised as Protected Species or Tot...

August 28, 2017

One of the outcomes of the Belum Rainforest Summit 2016 was the drafting of the Belum Rainforest Blueprint, and one of the points of said Blueprint is to increase the number of tigers in the Belum-Temengor rainforest from 40 to 50 over a period of four years.

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