Faculty of Environmental Studies, University Putra Malaysia Posts

Fully funded PhD scholarship with MEME (Uni. of Nottingham) to study wild elephant population in P. Malaysia
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Fully funded PhD scholarship with MEME (Uni. of Nottingham) to study wild elephant population in P. Malaysia

Scholarship – PhD in Tropical Conserva4on Ecology Management & Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME), School of Environmental and Geographical, University of NoEngham Malaysia Campus Project title Status of the wild elephant popula1on in Peninsular Malaysia Project description Asi… Read more

Looking for TCS Interns!
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Looking for TCS Interns!

We are looking for a few interns who are independent, proactive, fast-learners, love to meet new people, are passionate about the environment, possess a valid driving license and a vehicle and who would like to contribute to turtle conservation in Malaysia Your basic responsibilities as an inter… Read more

Become a fossil fuel online fellow
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Xiwen Yeoh

Become a fossil fuel online fellow

Climate Tracker is looking for 5 online fellows to write about the fossil fuel industry in their countries. Who can apply? You have to be from one of the eligible countries: DRC, Senegal, Uganda, Ecuador, Bolivia, Canada, New Zealand, Brazil, Poland, China, India, Bangladesh, Cuba, Dominica, E… Read more

Volunteering with MareCet – Matang Dolphin Research
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Xiwen Yeoh

Volunteering with MareCet – Matang Dolphin Research

Nothing could have been more exciting than seeing an offer for a volunteering opportunity with MareCet on dolphin research in Matang during the dull exam weeks! I am not a person who crazy over dolphins that I want to swim with dolphins so so much (most people asked me whether I swam with dolphins w… Read more

Oxygen — Identification of Water Pollution
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Xiwen Yeoh

Oxygen — Identification of Water Pollution

“Do you know why do we need to measure the oxygen concentration in the water?” “To test whether it is enough for the fish to breath?” Ok that was a sample answer most probably will be given by normal people who are not into Chemistry or Water Science. The basic knowledge that we know about oxyge… Read more

Haze – Air Pollutant Index (API)
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Xiwen Yeoh

Haze – Air Pollutant Index (API)

(screenshot taken from Air Pollutant Index of Malaysia)   The sun has been less scorching and the scenery has been blurry for almost a month. Holding an umbrella, I walked towards the faculty, trying my best to breath through nose despite of the burning smell, hopefully th… Read more

BPA – Why Our Plastic Bottles Need to Be BPA free?
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Xiwen Yeoh

BPA – Why Our Plastic Bottles Need to Be BPA free?

(image taken from Clean Body Living website) We often notice this sign saying ‘BPA free’ when we walk down the aisles of hypermarket displaying various types of plastic drinking bottles. It seems like a must for the prestigious plastic bottle manufacturers today to put the sign on… Read more

International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia 2015 (IGEM 2015)
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Xiwen Yeoh

International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia 2015 (IGEM 2015)

The International Greentech & Eco Products Exhibition & Conference Malaysia (IGEM) is here again in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) from 9th to 12nd September 2015! For IGEM since year 2011,  Expomal International Sdn Bhd had been the host until this year, when this annual event was ta… Read more

Solar Energy in Malaysia, Why Not?
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Xiwen Yeoh

Solar Energy in Malaysia, Why Not?

Most of the university students in Malaysia are having a two-month semester breaks now where we could have gone for a short trip at the beach or a vacation to some heritage places. However, I am still sitting at home watching the laptop screen playing computer games instead of hanging out with frien… Read more

Climate Change and Health – A Malaysian Perspective
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Xiwen Yeoh

Climate Change and Health – A Malaysian Perspective

When we are talking about environmental issues (rising sea level in Bangladesh, river pollution in India, destruction of coral reef in Australia etc., just to name a few), we tend to just shrug it off because they have nothing to do with us there is nothing we can do about it. However, when it comes… Read more

Getting Back to the Main Purpose of Going Environmental
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Xiwen Yeoh

Getting Back to the Main Purpose of Going Environmental

The title of today’s post might sound weird, but it is what all of us should do because we often tend to accidentally miss out the point of going green when we are pushing for a sustainable cause. As an environmentalist (no matter you are studying or working in any field), we want the best for the e… Read more

What Is Wrong with Mega Dams? – The Baram Dam Project
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Xiwen Yeoh

What Is Wrong with Mega Dams? – The Baram Dam Project

When we talk about renewable energy, it is about the production of electricity using renewable resources such as sun light and wind, which won’t be depleted. Some people might suggest hydroelectricity which is obtained through the turning of turbines using the gushing of water from a higher elevatio… Read more

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