We are hosting two exciting events this month – a Knowledge Exchange workshop on ‘The benefits of riparin buffers in Sabah’, co-hosted by the Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), the Environment protection Department (EPD), the Department of Agriculture (DoA), and SEARRP and an ATBC 2018 Symposium: ‘Managing oil palm plantations to enhance sustainability: linking [read more]
New paper from LOMBOK PhD student Nick Deere on the conservation value of high carbon forests for tropical mammals
New paper from our PhD students Nick Deere and Lonnie Baking, University of Kent and Universiti of Malaysia Sabah, finds that protecting ‘high carbon’ rainforest also protects endangered wildlife. Nick’s used is hard-earned camera trap images from months of work hiking around the SAFE project and combined this with high-resolution satellite imagery to show that [read more]
Riparian policy brief lauched!
Our long awaited policy brief on Riparian reserves and biodiversity in tropical agriculture was launched at the Heart of Borneo 2017 conference in Kota Kinablau. LOMBOK had a stand at the SEARRP and DID booths highlighting their riparian work, and LOMBOK’s Eleanor Slade and Miklin Ationg from the Department of Irrigation and Drainage gave a [read more]