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1/15/2019 8:11:00 PM

Old Math Counts New Orangutans

A mathematical theorem formulated in the 1700s has been used by scientists for the first time to accurately count critically endangered Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.

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1/15/2019 8:11:00 PM

Old Math Counts New Orangutans

A mathematical theorem formulated in the 1700s has been used by scientists for the first time to accurately count critically endangered Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.

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1/15/2019 8:11:00 PM

Old Math Counts New Orangutans

A mathematical theorem formulated in the 1700s has been used by scientists for the first time to accurately count critically endangered Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus) in the Malaysian state of Sarawak.

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12/19/2018 8:46:00 AM

DNA-Based Technology as a Wildlife Conservation Strategy to strengthen related genetic research that supports the officials in handling wildlife crimes

Scientists agreed that the use of DNA analysis technology in animals can be used to assess the conservation status of highly threatened species, support law enforcement agencies in combatting wildlife crime, and much more.

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11/30/2018 5:38:00 AM

Aspiring writers, English and the environment

 KUCHING – Evelyn anak Ringkai, Alyssa Yap Xin Yi and Govind Anil Nair won top awards in the recently concluded Wildlife Conservation Swinburne Sarawak English Microfiction Challenge organized by Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) and Swinburne University o...

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11/26/2018 4:41:00 PM

Over 2,200 “Run for the Wild” in Malaysia

Over 2,200 runners and volunteers from 24 countries worldwide have Run for the Wild organized to support the conservation of orang-utans, sharks and rays -- an annual run organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) in partnership with Swinburne Sarawak and Sarawak ...

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11/26/2018 4:41:00 PM

Over 2,200 “Run for the Wild” in Malaysia

Over 2,200 runners and volunteers from 24 countries worldwide have Run for the Wild organized to support the conservation of orang-utans, sharks and rays -- an annual run organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) in partnership with Swinburne Sarawak and Sarawak ...

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11/26/2018 4:41:00 PM

Over 2,200 “Run for the Wild” in Malaysia

Over 2,200 runners and volunteers from 24 countries worldwide have Run for the Wild organized to support the conservation of orang-utans, sharks and rays -- an annual run organized by the Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) in partnership with Swinburne Sarawak and Sarawak ...

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11/26/2018 12:09:00 AM

Over 2,200 “run for the wild”

KUCHING – Over 2,200 runners and volunteers from 24 countries worldwide have run for the wild. More than 500 gathered at Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus on 24th November for the official launch of the 5th annual Run for the Wild organized to support the conservation of ...

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10/29/2018 1:00:00 PM

Op-Ed: Indonesia Sets Example for Global Shark Conservation

As the global Our Ocean Conference opens in Bali, Indonesia, WCS's Noviar Andayani and Hollie Booth discuss the critical importance of shark and ray conservation in an op-ed for the Jakarta Post.

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9/4/2018 6:04:00 AM

Fourth annual Run for the Wild now open for registration

KUCHING – The Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program’s (WCS Malaysia) Run for the Wild is set to take place on November 24th, 2018. The event, jointly organized by WCS Malaysia and Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus in partnership with Sarawak Biodiversity Ce...

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8/3/2018 3:01:00 AM

“We Give a Sip” – WCS Malaysia, 21 local businesses and international hotel chain pledge to remove single-use plastic straws from premises

KUCHING – The Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) is working with various companies on ‘Give a Sip’ campaign together with 21 eateries in Kuching including Hilton Kuching.  As part of the campaign, the various eateries and corporations will ...

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6/27/2018 9:46:00 PM

Reef Scientists Adapt Ideas From Investment World to Coral Reef Conservation

Scientists have identified a portfolio of the world’s reefs most likely to survive the coming decades, using principles from the financial investment world.

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4/17/2018 10:43:00 AM

Six Indonesians Plead Guilty for Trespass in Malaysian Wildlife Crime Hotspot

Six Indonesians pleaded guilty yesterday to charges for trespassing into the Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary, a hotspot for wildlife crime including the illegal extraction of internationally protected agarwood.

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4/17/2018 10:43:00 AM

Six Indonesians Plead Guilty for Trespass in Malaysian Wildlife Crime Hotspot

Six Indonesians pleaded guilty yesterday to charges for trespassing into the Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary, a hotspot for wildlife crime including the illegal extraction of internationally protected agarwood.

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4/12/2018 4:44:00 AM

World’s leading coffee companies commit to tackle deforestation in Indonesia

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced that a group of the world’s leading coffee companies has committed to addressing deforestation from illegal coffee production inside Indonesia’s Bukit Barisan Selatan (BBS) National Park. The landmark commitment signals the start of a uni...

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4/8/2018 8:17:00 PM

Six suspects arrested for illegal activities in protected area

LUBOK ANTU - The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), Royal Malaysian Police and the Armed Forces announced today that a joint enforcement operation conducted in Lanjak Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary in Malaysia resulted in the arrest of six suspects on March 22n...

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1/9/2018 11:24:00 AM

Three from Sarawak schools are overall winners of WCS Malaysia and Swinburne Sarawak English microfiction challenge

KUCHING – Alyssa Yap Xin Yi, Adriana Aida binti Che Ismail and Jasmine Regina Fong were named winners of their respective categories for the Wildlife Conservation Swinburne Sarawak English Microfiction Challenge.   The writing competition which aimed to inspire young Malaysians to th...

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12/19/2017 10:15:00 PM

More than 700 “Run for the Wild”

KUCHING – More than 300 runners dedicated to the conservation of orang-utans, sharks and rays, in conjunction with 451 individuals participating in 35 countries around the world, were flagged off this morning at Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus.   The event, jointly...

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11/30/2017 11:33:00 PM

Hilton Kuching renews commitment to raising awareness for wildlife conservation

KUCHING – Hotel giant Hilton Kuching has once again committed to raising awareness for wildlife conservation by partnering with Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) for the third annual Run for the Wild happening on 17 December 2017.   “Hilton Kuching h...

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11/19/2017 11:27:00 PM

Running for a better future for our wild

KUCHING – In approximately 4 weeks, the third edition of the Run for the Wild will take place in Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus. As one of Kuching’s biggest conservation awareness runs, the event will bring together 280 runners who will participate in the 1.5km f...

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10/25/2017 11:22:00 PM

Hawaii’s ‘Living Treasure’ to give talk in Kuching on 9 November

KUCHING – ‘Living Treasure of Hawai’i’, Dr. Sam ‘Ohu Gon will be sharing his passion on ecology and conservation on 9 November 2017 in Kuching. At age 57, Dr Sam ‘Ohu Gon, a Senior Scientist and Cultural Advisor at the Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, is the you...

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10/19/2017 9:39:00 AM

Thirty Arrested During Anti-Wildlife Trafficking Operations Around Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Johor National Park

October 19, 2017 – Thirty individuals were arrested during the recent Endau-Rompin Johor National Park Khazanah Operations (Ops Khazanah) – an anti-poaching effort involving the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) Johor, Johor State Fo...

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10/19/2017 9:39:00 AM

Thirty Arrested During Anti-Wildlife Trafficking Operations Around Malaysia’s Endau-Rompin Johor National Park

October 19, 2017 – Thirty individuals were arrested during the recent Endau-Rompin Johor National Park Khazanah Operations (Ops Khazanah) – an anti-poaching effort involving the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) Johor, Johor State Fo...

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10/18/2017 5:52:00 AM

30 arrested during anti-wildlife trafficking operations around Endau-Rompin Johor National Park

JOHOR - Thirty individuals were arrested during the recent Endau-Rompin Johor National Park Khazanah Operations (Ops Khazanah) anti-poaching, integrated operations involving the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP), Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan) Johor, Johor State Forestry Depar...

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