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2014-10-28 12:21:33

TCOM's Operational Class Aerostat System, equipped with radar and EOIR payloads can provide Malaysian security forces with actionable information to achieve total domain awareness and early detection

New Spider Species Bagged By Students On Field Course
2014-03-28 18:07:58

As a spin-off (pun intended) of their Tropical Biodiversity course in Malaysian Borneo, a team of biology students discover a new spider species, build a makeshift taxonomy lab, write a joint publication and send it off to a major taxonomic journal.

2013-07-18 10:40:47

A study published in the July 17, issue of the journal PLOS ONE found that more than 80% of tropical forests in Malaysian Borneo have been heavily impacted by logging.

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2010-06-17 13:08:23

Malaysian activists said Tuesday that sand dredging in a Borneo wildlife sanctuary is threatening the habitats of endangered pygmy elephants and a rare species of monkey.

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2010-02-16 06:49:36

A newly identified and rare species of big cat in Borneo has been caught on film for the first time.

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2009-12-21 13:25:00

Conservationists have warned that the world has less than 20 years left to save the orangutan.

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2009-11-26 07:20:00

Veterinarians have been tracking three orangutans they implanted with tiny transmitters as part of efforts to protect the endangered primates once they reintroduce them to the wild, a Malaysian official said Monday.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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