TSS KK Film Night: Tues, 19th Dec 2017 – Mahana

Synopsis: 1960s, East Coast of New Zealand. Two Maori sheep-shearing families, the Hamanas and the Poatas, are well-established enemies and commercial rivals. 14-year old Simeon Mahana, the youngest son of the youngest son, is in conflict with his traditionalist grandfather, Tamihana. As Simeon unravels the truth behind the longstanding family vendetta, he risks not

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TSS KK Film Night: Sat, 9th Dec 2017 – The Lunchbox

Synopsis: Lonely housewife Ila decides to try adding some spice to her stale marriage by preparing a special lunch for her neglectful husband. Unfortunately, the delivery goes astray and winds up in the hands of Saajan, an irritable widower. Curious about her husband’s lack of response, Ila adds a note to the next day’s

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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 Film Night: Tues, 21st Nov 2017 – The Woman in the Fifth

Synopsis: American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don’t go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet.

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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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TSS KK Film Night: Sat, 11th Nov – Bowling for Columbine

Synopsis: Political documentary filmmaker Michael Moore explores the circumstances that lead to the 1999 Columbine High School massacre and, more broadly, the proliferation of guns and the high homicide rate in America. In his trademark provocative fashion, Moore accosts Kmart corporate employees and pleads with them to stop selling bullets, investigates why Canada doesn’t

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Invitation to the International Workshop on Bornean Banteng Conservation in Sabah 2017

Dear members,

Please find attached the official invitation letter to the “International Workshop on Bornean Banteng Conservation in Sabah 2017″ which will be held from 30th November & 1st December, 2017 at Le Meridien Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.

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If you are interested to attend,

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TSS KK Talk: Thur, 26th Oct 2017 – Borneo’s Endemic Inland Fishes by Dr. Tan Heok Hui

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To date, more than 600 species of fish have been documented from inland waters of Borneo. Of these, around 50 % are endemic to Borneo. State and Province tallies will be analysed. Species representatives will be presented to showcase the diversity, which is closely linked to habitat type. The speaker

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Borneo Bird Festival 2017, 20th – 22nd Oct at Imago Shopping Mall

Speaker: Melissa Mathews, environmental scientist and Project Manager for The Sabah Society Tambun Project Talk: The Sabah Society Tambun Project Date & Time: 21st of October 2017 at 2 pm Location: Imago Shopping Mall-Borneo Bird Festival

The Sabah Society will also have a booth shared with the Borneo Bird Club to promote our activities

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SPECIAL SCREENING + TALK: Tues, 17th Oct 2017 – A glimpse into the remote corners of Kinabalu by Dr. Ravi Mandalam

Dear all,

Please be informed that there will be a change of programme for the upcoming film night. This is in response to the request by several members who missed the film and talk during the recent Borneo Eco Film Festival, details as follows:

SPECIAL SCREENING + TALK Date: 17 October 2017 (Tuesday) Time:

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