Environment

Environment & Sustainability

Sunbear Conservation in Malaysia

Sunbears (Helarctos malayanus) are one of the 8 bear species in the world. Found mainly in South East Asia, sunbears are the smallest and least known amongst the bear family.

Are climate action commitments by EU really sincere?

In recent years, EU has taken the role to be the champion in the world to arrest and stop deforestation. This action is called for as IPCC (2019) has reported that deforestation and peatland degradation contribute most of the 13% of total human-caused land use CO2 emissions in the world1.  If l...

Help Save an Elephant With Your Next Food or Cosmetic Purchase

By Nathan Sen In Malaysia’s Sabah state, our Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) answered an emergency call and swooped in to rescue her. Veterinarians discovered that the Sahabat was nearly blind from severe eye infections in both eyes. This is likely why she was separated from her family. Field medica...

Understanding Land Use and Deforestation – Part 2. What is Deforestation?

Initiatives to halt deforestation The topic of deforestation is receiving much attention, particularly that calling for the halting of deforestation. Some of the more recent initiatives include the following:- 1.New York Declaration on Forest (2014)1: A voluntary and non-binding international declar...

Driving Innovation in the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry via IR 4.0

Industrial Revolution 4.0 (IR 4.0) has revolutionized countless industries, merging physical and digital technologies seamlessly, resulting in improved efficiency and productivity

The Importance of Birds in Oil Palm Plantations in Malaysia

With almost six million hectares of land planted with oil palm, the palm oil industry plays a major role in contributing towards Malaysian revenue. In 2018, more than RM 68 billion was generated by the oil palm industry (MPOC Europe, 2020). The industry also supported more than two million people, d...