Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Sarawak Forestry Corporation

Firefighters come to trapped hornbill’s aid

MIRI: Firefighters on Wednesday (July 7) rescued an oriental pied hornbill trapped inside an old jar at the Sarawak Teachers Training Institute here. It is understood that the bird had been trapped for nearly four weeks before emergency services came...

SWAT catches Bujang Satok

KUCHING: An 11-foot crocodile named 'Bujang Satok' was captured by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation's (SFC) Swift Wildlife Action Team (SWAT) on Monday (July 5). A spokesman from the corporation said the reptile was caught at the banks of Sarawak River...

Forestry Corporation, Orangutan Project renew collaboration

KUCHING: Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Orangutan Project Sdn Bhd (OPSB) to renew their long-term collaboration. SFC stated that the MOU is said to promote conservation, ecotourism and a volunteer programme at Matang...

Research and development vital to address implementation gaps

MIRI: Research and development (R&D), collaboration, and knowledge sharing are vital to support the effective development of industrial forest plantations. Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said R&D was one of the key initiatives to address gaps in...

Sarawak mulls forestry research hub

MIRI: The state government is looking at establishing a forestry research hub in collaboration with two local universities — Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus and University College of Technology Sarawak (UCTS). “We propose that these two universities become a research...

Rare experience of seeing bleeding tree at Sarawak’s Urban Forest Night Walk

KUCHING: Seeing a tree that bleeds when cut will be one of the unique experiences at the Urban Forest Night Walk, the latest eco-tourism product that has been launched here, as Sarawak continues to adopt promotional approaches to lure...

Sarawak to refine its wildlife ordinance

KUCHING: The state government will refine its wildlife laws to enhance the conservation and preservation of its flora and fauna, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg. He said similar to how Sarawak amended the Sarawak Cultural Heritage...
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Mothers of babies left behind urgently sought

KUCHING: The Social Welfare Department here is appealing to the public for help in the search for biological mothers...
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