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Entries for October 2019

“Ops Bersepadu Khazanah essential in safeguarding our national treasures,” – WCS Malaysia

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(October 23, 2019) KUALA LUMPUR – The Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) congratulates the National Parks and Wildlife Department (Perhilitan) and Royal Malaysian Police for the recent success of Ops Bersepadu Khazanah (OBK), a special operation against poachers which is conducted concurrently in several parts of the country. In a press conference, Deputy Commissioner Datuk Mastor Mohd Ariff stated that a Cambodian man was arrested on 16 October 2019 for poaching in Endau-Rompin Na...

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WCS and Swinburne reach out to 23 English educators to tackle the pedagogies of teaching and learning in English and conservation

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(October 20, 2019) KUCHING – Swinburne University of Technology, Sarawak Campus and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Malaysia Program have successfully concluded the “Training for Teachers in English and The Next 100” workshops for 2019. A total of 23 teachers have benefitted from the workshops organized in July and October this year. The workshops covered various pedagogies of teaching and learning English conducted by the university’s lecturers. These topics and more can be studie...

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WCS Malaysia lauds Sarawak Forestry for swift action against suspected wildlife trader

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(October 09, 2019) KUCHING – The Wildlife Conservation Society Malaysia Program (WCS Malaysia) lauds Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) for its swift action in arresting a man for illegal possession of wildlife parts in Kapit over the weekend. According to news reports, SFC enforcement officers raided premises on October 5 and seized 148 pieces of hornbill ivory and 152 hornbill feathers, 192 argus pheasant feathers, 16 pangolin scales, 183 pieces of bear bile, 96 porcupine quills, six deer and three ba...

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