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on 23 Jul, 11:27

Environmental Education Race – 18 (EE Race – 18) 2017

Environmental Education Race – 18 (EE Race – 18) 2017
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This year, the 18th Environmental Education Race (EERace) has once again chosen BSBCC as one of the pit stop for their race. The EE Race is an environmental education programme held annually in the heart of Borneo districts of Sabah. It is organized by the Rainforest Discovery Centre (RDC) under the Sabah Forestry Department, together with many government and private organizations. The aim of the race is to enhance and deepen teacher’s knowledge and experiences on the environment.Our course, called the EE Race, features 80 % outdoor activities, participant-centred learning, group effort and interesting environment-related assignments. The participants of this race are secondary school’s principals around Sabah. This race was started from the 17th of July 2017and will end on the 22nd of July 2017. On the July 19th, 2017 the team has arrived at our centre. All of the participants has no idea on their next destinations and what they will be doing…

Read and see more photos at http://www.bsbcc.org.my/bear-talk-blog/ee-race-18

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After the participants completed the pre-assignment, they will be given a card for their next task.

Participants asked to stay in small cage for them to experience what it feels like to be badly treated by people who visits displayed animals

Participants asked to stay in small cage for them to experience what it feels like to be badly treated by people who visits displayed animals

Hands on activity: creating bear's enrichments

Hands on activity: creating bear’s enrichments

 

on 17 Jul, 19:51

MARKIZA & PETER BROWN

MARKIZA & PETER BROWN
Past Event
25 Jul - 26 Jul
21:00 - 0:00
Merdekarya

Markiza & Peter Hassan Brown have been performing and recording for many years now in London and Malaysia.  Between them they have released altogether

8 albums in  UK and Malaysia.  They are the nucleus of the band Soft Touch and are often joined by Wong Lip Kee who has been the band’s guitarist since 2004, and currently is helping with their latest recording project, a series of songs about different social issues: refugees, justice, human rights and the threat to the environment and vulnerable species

Markiza & Peter

Markiza & Peter

Their single Like a Polar Bear was released in 2012, followed by Ecopocalypse in March 2013 to commemorate Earth Hour, and last year Losing Nature, about a natural jungle park that is turned into a building site.  This track has now been made into a music video by Khai Bahar.

The couple’s earlier albums Open Secret (1993) and Love & Music (1996) have  now been remastered and all the tracks are available as free downloads.  The Soft Touch Full Album (2006) is also available, as are all songs from Peter Brown’s early analogue albums from 1979 onwards.  Visit http://www.lemang.com to access all this music.

Currently (2015) Peter has a new solo album out called “BLUES” on CD Baby:  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/peterbrown2 .  The 14 tracks include some arranged songs and some pure acoustic numbers.   This album is also available as a physical CD, and outlets where it can be purchased are available on the website (below)

http://www.lemang.com

You Tube  http://www.youtube.com/user/markizaandpeter

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/markiza.brown or http://www.facebook.com/MarkizaAndPeter

check out this video:

or this one:

https://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Q35WXw-7qQ

on 17 Jul, 16:15

INVITATION: ASM 25th IdeaXchange (Stingless Bees) & Raya Gathering

24 Jul
10:00 - 15:00
Academy of Sciences Malaysia

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Greetings from the Academy of Sciences Malaysia

The Academy of Sciences Malaysia is pleased to invite you to attend the 25th IdeaXchange Session and ASM Raya Gathering that is scheduled as follows:

  • When?

24 July 2017

10.00 am – 12.00 noon : 25th IdeaXchange

12.00 noon – 3.00 pm   : ASM Raya Gathering

  • Where?

    Function Hall, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
    20th Floor, West Wing, MATRADE Tower
    Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
    off Jalan Tunku Abdul Halim
    50480 Kuala Lumpur

ASM’s 25th IdeaXchange will discuss an interesting topic on stingless bees. These captivating and useful insects are the subject of a new wave of interest in bee keeping. Keeping native stingless bees is a hot topic in Malaysia for commercial environmental and recreational reasons. They are great pollinators and the honey and propolis they produced are believed to have medicinal benefits. This IdeaXchange will provide an excellent opportunity to learn all about the stingless bees’ wonderful, weird and fascinating lives.

We are very fortunate to have two experts in this field to share experiences from different parts of the world namely Australia and Brazil. Their biodata and synopsis of presentation are attached for reference:

We would highly appreciate if you could mark this date and attend the event. If you have any other contact that may be interested to participate, we would be happy to invite them.
Do send us their name and email address for invitation.

Please indicate your availability to attend the event before 20 July 2017 (Thursday) at:

https://25asmideaxchange.eventbrite.com

For further inquiries, please contact us at 03 6203 0633 (Madiha / Azleen) or email: membership@akademisains.gov.my.

We look forward to your participation and attendance in this event.

Thank you.

on 3 Jul, 16:27

The Sun Daily (online news) – Sepilok BSBCC records upward visitors trend

The Sun Daily (online news) – Sepilok BSBCC records upward visitors trend
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The number of visitors to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre keep increasing each year since we opened to public in year 2014! For those of you who haven’t visit our centre, do come and visit our centre located at Sepilok, Sandakan and see the smallest bear in the world!

We are open to public daily from 9.00 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.

Read more on the news at:

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2017/07/01/sepilok-bsbcc-records-upward-visitors-trend

on 28 Jun, 10:17

Conservation, Education, Participation and Awareness Programme

Conservation, Education, Participation and Awareness Programme
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Last week, from the 16th June – 20th June 2017, BSBCC Education team joining the Sabah Forestry Department (SFD); Kinabatangan district for the CEPA & CEPA Kit Programme. CEPA stands for the “Conservation, Education, Participation and Awareness” Programme is a platform to convey knowledge and create awareness on the importance of wetlands among its inhabitants. With the theme of environmental education, this programme aims to deliver message and spread the knowledge of biodiversity conservation among local communities and school kids. Three schools are selected along the Ramsar site in Kinabatangan area which are SK Tidung Tabin, SK Tundon Bohangin and SK Sri Ganda. Hopefully, with this programme we can help to enhance the community engagement in wildlife conservation in Sabah.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin Intern students from Sabah Forestry Department giving introduction about Ramsar site in Kinabatangan.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin
Intern students from Sabah Forestry Department giving introduction about Ramsar site in Kinabatangan.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin Ms. Noorzeelah from HUTAn-KOCP delivering her talk about orang-utan in Sabah.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin
Ms. Noorzeelah from HUTAn-KOCP delivering her talk about orang-utan in Sabah.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan Mr. SM Tukiman from the Royal Malaysia Police delivering his talk on drug abuse.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan
Mr. SM Tukiman from the Royal Malaysia Police delivering his talk on drug abuse.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan Ms. Risnayati explaining the function of enrichment materials to the school kids.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan
Ms. Risnayati explaining the function of enrichment materials to the school kids.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan Ms. Sharon showing a bear skull to the kids.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan
Ms. Sharon showing a bear skull to the kids.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan Ms. Noratika from HUTAN-KOCP interacting with the kids.

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan
Ms. Noratika from HUTAN-KOCP interacting with the kids.

 

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan

16th June 2017, SK Tidung Tabin, Kinabatangan

 

19th June 2017: SK Tundon Bohangin, Kinabatangan Sun bear talk from Ms. Risnayati.

19th June 2017: SK Tundon Bohangin, Kinabatangan
Sun bear talk from Ms. Risnayati.

 

20th June 2017, SK Sri Ganda Kinabatangan. Interactive students while Ms. Risnayati deliver her talk on sun bear.

20th June 2017, SK Sri Ganda Kinabatangan.
Interactive students while Ms. Risnayati deliver her talk on sun bear.

 

on 20 Jun, 11:56

Green Living: Master Class

Green Living: Master Class
Past Event
2 Jul
9:00 - 17:00
Sarang Space

Want to embrace the more environmental friendly lifestyle?

Come join the Green Living Masterclass on Sunday 2 July 2017, 9am-5pm.

Pricing; RM 100 (single) RM 150 (couple)
Should you have any questions, feel free to contact the Greenman Matthias Gelber or call Susee @016 2010204.

Welcome to MESYM!
Connecting the green dots

MESYM.com is a crowd-sourced platform and a living database for environmental movements in Malaysia. There are many good actions being done out there. Our goal is to bring them together. We connect the green dots.