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Belt and Road's Financiers fall short of biodiversity best practice

Belt and Road's Financiers fall short of biodiversity best practice
Description
New research has found that not enough is being done by financiers of China's Belt and Road Initiative to put in place safeguards to protect critical wildlife habitats.
Date:
14/05/2020

Harnessing nature to restore riverbanks in Malaysia

Harnessing nature to restore riverbanks in Malaysia
Description
Researchers from the University of Nottingham in Malaysia have completed the first phase of a riverbank restoration project in Sarawak that uses natural materials. The project is being undertaken in partnership with WWF-Malaysia, aims to protect and restore eroding banks along the River Trusan using natural materials, as well as introducing a range of other ecologically-based measures to avoid flooding and erosion in the future.
Date:
28/04/2020

Researchers develop tool to manage conflict with Asian elephants

Researchers develop tool to manage conflict with Asian elephants
Description
A joint wild elephant research project between the University of Nottingham Malaysia and the Department of Wildlife and National Parks (PERHILITAN) in Peninsular Malaysia, has been providing capacity building to SDP staff in developing evidence-based approaches to support the plantation's decision-making and management of conflict.
Date:
10/03/2020

Woman wildlife scientist at University of Nottingham Malaysia

Woman wildlife scientist at University of Nottingham Malaysia
Description
Dr Wong Ee Phin, an alumnus and an Assistant Professor of the University of Nottingham Malaysia is the principal investigator of a project entitled Management & Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME).
Date:
06/03/2020

Sime Darby Plantation and partner MEME develop the world's first mechanism to resolve Human-Elephant Conflict

Sime Darby Plantation and partner MEME develop the world's first mechanism to resolve Human-Elephant Conflict
Description
The world's first publicly available human-elephant conflict (HEC) resolution mechanism is set to be developed, thanks to the partnership between academia and the public and private sectors.The science-backed mechanism in the form of standard operating procedures (SOP) will be made public by the end of this year and it champions co-existence between humans and the endangered species.
Date:
18/02/2020

University of Nottingham signs MOU with WWF

University of Nottingham signs MOU with WWF
Description
The University of Nottingham (UNM) signed an MoU with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) MALAYSIA on 21 August 2019. UNM has world-leading researchers working to improve the conservation of Malaysia's natural ecosystems and to develop more sustainable forms of socio-economic development.
Date:
22/08/2019

University of Nottingham Malaysia supported International Congress for Conservation Biology 2019

University of Nottingham Malaysia supported International Congress for Conservation Biology 2019
Description
University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM) Assistant Professor Dr Wong Ee Phin is the local chair for the 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) held from 21 to 25 July 2019 in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. The local organising committee (LOC) comprises of volunteers from various academic institutions including Universiti Malaya, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, local non-governmental organisations and private sectors.
Date:
20/08/2019

Sarawak Energy and University of Nottingham Malaysia sign research collaboration agreement

Sarawak Energy and University of Nottingham Malaysia sign research collaboration agreement
Description
Sarawak Energy has signed an agreement with the University of Nottingham Malaysia, to establish collaboration in research on Developing Environmental Flows for Baleh River, Sarawak.
Date:
09/05/2019

Professor Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz set to present inaugural lecture on the conservation of wild elephants

Professor Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz set to present inaugural lecture on the conservation of wild elephants
Description
Professor Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz's inaugural lecture is set to take place on 20 February 2019 at the University of Nottingham Teaching Centre in Kuala Lumpur.
Date:
20/02/2019

University of Nottingham academic organises international conservation conference

University of Nottingham academic organises international conservation conference
Description
The global not-for-profit Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) will be organising the 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB) in Kuala Lumpur from 21 to 25 July 2019. This will be the first time that Malaysia is hosting this global conference, and only the second time that it has been held in Asia since its conception in 1987.
Date:
28/11/2018

Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world

Nottingham subjects continue to be among the best in the world
Description
Subjects taught at The University of Nottingham are once again among the best in the world according to a new league table. This year's 'QS World University Rankings by Subject', features Nottingham in the top 150 in 39 of the 43 subjects surveyed. The ranking also features 23 Nottingham subjects in the global top 100, and seven in the top 50.
Date:
08/03/2018

Why did the elephant cross the road?

Why did the elephant cross the road?
Description
The body of an elephant calf lies on the side of a remote highway in the north of Peninsular Malaysia – the East-West Highway is flanked by two wildlife refuges, Royal Belum State Park and the Temengor Forest Reserve
Date:
18/01/2018
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