A new paper by our PhD student Simon Mitchell in Journal of Applied Ecology shows that riparain reserves in oil palm plantations are important for birds, especially if they are >40m wide. The paper is open access and you can read it here!
LOMBOK at the ATBC in Kuching
We had an impressive turn out at the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC2018) annual conference in Kuching. Twenty-eight members of LOMBOK attended, from our Malaysian and UK students, PIs, and local collaborators, and we gave 14 talks (have a look under Presentations). We also co-organised two symposia on ‘Environmental Sustainability in Oil Palm’ [read more]
Riparian Knowledge Exchange Workshop a great success
Our workshop on the Benefits of Riparian Buffers in Sabah held in June in Kota Kinablau was a great success. We co-hosted it with the Sabah government agencies, the Department for Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and the Environmental Protection Department (EPD). The workshop was opened by the Assistant Minister for Toursism, Culture and Environment, and [read more]