TSS KK Talk: Tues, 26th June 2018 – The Kadazan Dusun Sompoton as an embodiment of traditional knowledge

Venue: Sabah Society Secretariat (Above Kopi Ping), Damai, Luyang

Date and Time: 26 June 2018, 8.00 pm

Summary of Talk: Traditional knowledge, or local knowledge, encompasses complex systems of learning acquired over generations by communities in relation to their environment and worldview. This knowledge forms part of the intangible cultural heritage of a people, and

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TSS KK Talk: Monday, 14th May 2018 – The Quest for Sustainability – Creating Value in Places for People

 

TSS KK Talk: Expedition Tawau 2018 – Fri, 20th Apr 2018

Expedition Tawau 2018

In January 2018, part of their ongoing wildlife survey in tawau, 1StopBorneo Wildlife led their monthly wildlife expeditions in Tawau Hills Park and surrounding forests. Wildlife photographers, naturalists and nature enthusiasts from Malaysia and around the world gathered to discover new gems in this

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TSS KK Talk: Mon, 26th Mar 2018 – Sugud Islands Marine Conservation by Dr. Achier Chung

Dr. Achier Chung will talk about her experiences in marine conservation managing Lankayan Island within the Sugud Islands Marine Conservation Area. From the earlier years in starting with sea turtle conservation, establishing the enforcement team to reduce and stop illegal fishing and the documentation of changes of marine biodiversity over years of monitoring and underwater

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TSS KK Talk: Thur, 15th Mar 2018 – Working as Blue Planet II underwater cameraman

Roger Munns is a British, Emmy award-winning underwater cameraman, based in Sabah, Malaysia. Specialising in open ocean and coral reef natural history film-making, Roger was one of the principal cameramen on the BBC’s recent Blue Planet II series. The coral reef episode was filmed here in Sabah which should be a point of pride for

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TSS KK Talk: Thur, 8th Mar 2018 – Orang Utan Appeal

Date: 8th March 2018

Time: 7.30 pm

Datuk Mike Steel will be our speaker. Datuk Mike served in the Commonwealth army in Singapore till the 1970’s, then came over to Sabah and was CEO of Harrisons and Crosfield for more than 10 years. He has been actively involved in Orang Utan Appeal in Sepilok(more

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Party of the year!

Hi everyone! The Sabah Society has lined up 2 esteemed speakers for our party. Stella and Chloe will share the role Sabah Society has played through the ages, and it will be lively and interesting! After the talk, there will be fellowship and merry making, so bring your signature dish to add to the

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TSS KK Talk: Thur, 18th Jan 2018 – TMBT Ultra trail running in Sabah

Our first talk for the year 2018!

Date/Time: 18 January 2018, 7.30 pm

Summary: The talk will take us through a picture journey from the onset of adventure racing and trail running in Sabah till present day with the TMBT being Malaysia’s original and premier Ultra-Trail Marathon. The talk will touch on the particular

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TSS KK Talk: Wed, 29th Nov 2017 – Illegal trade of sun bears in Malaysia

Sun bear is totally protected species in Malaysia with their population and numbers in the wild threaten by habitat lost, hunting and poaching, illegal trading for pets and body parts, road killed, and human-wildlife conflicts. After 50 years of deforestation across Southeast Asia, Malaysia included, the remaining wild sun bear populations face enormous threats from

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TSS KK Talk: Wed, 22nd Nov 2017 – Roles of the Wildlife Rescue Unit( WRU) in Managing Human Elephant Conflict in Sabah.

Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit plays an important role in managing Human Elephant Conflict in the state of Sabah alongside its conservation partners. This includes translocation and control of ‘displaced’ elephants, rescue of sick, injured adult and/or separated baby elephants followed by providing 24hours husbandry care of the rescued individuals. Beside that, WRU

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