Beautiful Sabah Tea by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

In line with the The Sabah Society’s motto “To Know Sabah”, this fieldtrip was organized at the end of April 2017, to explore Sabah Tea and its adjacent areas in Ranau.

The picturesque views of Mt Kinabalu from the Sabah Tea Resort were breathtaking, and they are showcased in this pictures shown, together

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Invitation to The Sabah Society to join The Shark Runner 5KM @ 24 Sept 2017

We would like to invite your esteemed organisation to join us as the Shark Runner on 24 September 2017 (Sunday), a fun run of 5 KM along our beautiful Tanjung Lipat beach, flag off time – 6.00 a.m.

The main objective of The Shark Runner 2017 is to raise the awareness of protecting the Shark

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Shangri-La of the Rainforests – BRL by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

It was a privilege to be part of the Festival of Wildlife at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) in Danum which I was a speaker and resource person on forest insects. The event was organized by Wildlife Worldwide in cooperation with BRL and Sabah Tourism Board.

Hence, I’m sharing with you some images

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World’s Tallest Tropical Tree & its surroundings

Dear friends,

Much has been talked about the world’s tallest tropical tree. Hence, I thought it’s good to compile them with additional features on its surroundings.

Happy April!

Best wishes,

Arthur

P/S

Please take note that the measurement of the diameter above buttress in slide 11 should be in ‘cm’ and not ‘m’.

 

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Its a beetle world by Dr Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

For March, let me share with you some images from the newly published book, A Guide to the Beetles of Borneo – featuring a glimpse of the tremendous diversity of beetles in Borneo.

Happy viewing !

Best wishes,

Arthur

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Installation art by the bay @ KK2016

A public community Interactive art program. In conjunction with Clean up the World Campaign and Malaysia Day. Name of event: Installation art by the bay @ KK 2016 Theme: Eco Art on the Boardwalk Venue: Segama Waterfront-wooden boardwalk ( beside the swordfish roundabout) Dates: 15th Sept- till noon 19th Sept 2016. Note-artists will set

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Insect Olympians by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

The Rio Olympics 2016 were just over. It was four years ago that I produced this ‘Olympians of the Insect World’ after being inspired by the London Olympics 2012. Time really flies!

For September, I’m reposting this to coincide with the Rio Olympics 2016.

Enjoy the photos and be inspired by the Insect

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Bornean Caterpillars in Close-up

Dear friends,

As a forest entomologist, I’ve documented various caterpillars feeding on plant foliage to study their life cycle. Hence, I would like to share with you the close-up of some of these caterpillars. You’ll be amazed! Some are armed with menacing spines and luridly coloured to advertise their potency.

Enjoy the photos! Happy August!

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Insects of Tabin Wildlife Reserve, Sabah

Dear friends,

For July, let me share with you some insects from Tabin Wildlife Reserve in eastern Sabah, from a survey conducted in 2008. The reserve (twice the size of Singapore) is known for its geologically interesting mud volcanoes that attract wildlife to feed on the minerals. The Lipad Mud Volcano found here is perhaps

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Insects of Kawag Forest, Sabah by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

For June, let me share with you some interesting insects from Kawag Forest in eastern Sabah, from the recent scientific exploration (23-29 May 2016) funded by the Danum Valley Management Committee, organized by Borneo Refugia of Yayasan Sabah (Dr Waidi Sinun & his team members) and the Sabah Forestry Department, with participation from

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