• Located on the northwest coast of Borneo, facing the South China Sea, Kota Kinabalu has a population of circa 452,000 and is a major industrial and commercial centre as well as a popular tourist destination. (k9magazine.com)
  • We are a licensed tour operator based in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia Borneo. (e-borneo.com)
  • SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is one of the exhibitors at the 1st Borneo International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition (BOGCE) 2010, which takes place from May 7-8, 2010, in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. (sgs.com)
  • Peat swamp forests occupy the entire coastline of Borneo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Top Image: Spongiforma squarepantsii spores are found in the forests of Borneo. (earthtimes.org)
  • The areas that these elephants need to survive are the same forests where the most intensive logging in Sabah has taken place, because flat lands and valleys incur the lowest costs when extracting timber," said Raymond Alfred, Head of WWF-Malaysia's Borneo Species Programme. (innovations-report.com)
  • The only reason we now have a good understanding of where these elephants travel from day to day is because satellite collar technology has given us access to the most inaccessible forests on Borneo. (innovations-report.com)
  • The once-magnificent tropical forests of Borneo have been decimated by rampant logging and clearing for oil palm plantations. (yale.edu)
  • The Malaysian state of Sabah (marked A on the map), which occupies about 10 percent of the island of Borneo, has experienced heavy logging of its forests. (yale.edu)
  • My host at Danum, Glen Reynolds, who oversees the British Royal Society's research in the area, explained how the forests of Borneo have suffered hugely in recent decades from rampant logging, slash-and-burn farming, and cutting for oil palm and rubber plantations. (yale.edu)
  • Peat forests are found in parts of Africa and South America, and in large areas of Southeast Asia, especially Borneo and Sumatra. (panda.org)
  • The study is part of the Borneo Futures research project, which aims to provide a better understanding of how forests and lands could be more optimally managed on the island. (eco-business.com)
  • A team of scientists has found that the woody growth of forests in north Borneo is half as great again as in the most productive forests of north-west Amazonia, an average difference of 3.2 tons of wood per hectare per year. (science20.com)
  • Whilst regional variation in wood production rates has been suspected, this research, carried out by an international collaboration of scientists from the UK, Asia, South America and USA, is the first to use identical methods in Amazonia and Borneo to measure properties of both the forests and their soils, making robust comparisons among different continents possible for the first time. (science20.com)
  • After spending some days sharing the life of the Iban at one of their longhouses, expelling the forests and farmlands that surround them, and going fishing on the rivers to learn traditional net fishing techniques, return to Kuching and fly to Malaysia's other Borneo state of Sabah, renowned for its rich wildlife. (symbiosis-travel.com)
  • Borneo - one of the world's most exciting biodiversity hotspots - is renowned for its spectacular species richness residing in evergreen tropical rain forests, home also to a myriad of insects, including the lanternflies. (nhbs.com)
  • It is an important refuge for many endemic forest species, including the Borneo elephant, the eastern Sumatran rhinoceros, the Bornean clouded leopard, the hose's palm civet and the dayak fruit bat. (wikipedia.org)
  • There are about 15,000 species of flowering plants with 3,000 species of trees (267 species are dipterocarps), 221 species of terrestrial mammals and 420 species of resident birds in Borneo. (wikipedia.org)
  • Researchers spent months scouring the dense jungles of Borneo in search of the elusive amphibian species. (ibtimes.com)
  • Last year, another survey in Borneo organised by Taxon Expeditions ended up with the description of a new water beetle species ( Grouvellinus leonardodicaprioi ). (eurekalert.org)
  • The two species, Pongo pygmaeus , from Borneo and Pongo abelii , from Sumatra, vary in their male development. (earthtimes.org)
  • Heteropoda natans new species (Araneae, Sparassidae, Heteropodinae) is described from Borneo. (bioone.org)
  • Peter Jäger "A 'SWIMMING' HETEROPODA SPECIES FROM BORNEO (ARANEAE, SPARASSIDAE, HETEROPODINAE)," The Journal of Arachnology 33(3), 715-718, (1 December 2005). (bioone.org)
  • On Borneo, there have been no confirmed reports of the species apart from those in Sabah for almost 20 years, leading experts to fear that rhinos may now be extinct on the rest of the island. (worldwildlife.org)
  • Taxon Expedition's first field course to the remote 30-kilometre-wide Maliau Basin in Malaysian Borneo, yielded six new species. (eurekalert.org)
  • For this reason, Borneo is a global epicenter for endangered wildlife, with conservation prognoses for many species becoming ever more perilous. (yale.edu)
  • In Borneo, half a square kilometer of forest can sustain well over a thousand tree species - more than occur in the entire Northern Hemisphere. (yale.edu)
  • We will also take several boat trips during which we can expect to see several species of primate including Bornean Orangutan, North Borneo Gibbon and Proboscis Monkey, Bearded Pigs, civets and several species of bats and squirrels. (wildwings.co.uk)
  • FARK.com: (7485941) New species of slow loris discovered in Borneo. (fark.com)
  • En route you will pass pepper gardens, cocoa and rubber plantations, and there will be a chance to stop to visit some of the more interesting spots, such as the colourful native market in Serian town where a variety of jungle produce such as edible ferns, bamboo shoots and unusual tropical fruits are on display, a pepper garden and a place to see wild orchids and several species of pitcher plants. (symbiosis-travel.com)
  • New species declared: Clouded leopard on Borneo a...( ripe. (bio-medicine.org)
  • WWF recently released a report showing that scientists had identified at least 52 new species of animals and plants over the past year on Borneo. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Promote tourism around Sepilok as well as wild areas in Borneo by raising awareness of a new charismatic flagship species. (journeymalaysia.com)
  • Borneo has so many species (known and unknown) - hard to identify everything. (fieldherpforum.com)
  • Additionally, the Malaysian federal territory of Labuan is situated on a small island just off the coast of Borneo. (wikipedia.org)
  • They are found only on the northeast tip of Borneo, mainly in the Malaysian state of Sabah. (worldwildlife.org)
  • Schilthuizen M, Seip LA, Otani S, Suhaimi J, Njunjic I (2017) Three new minute leaf litter beetles discovered by citizen scientists in Maliau Basin, Malaysian Borneo (Coleoptera: Leiodidae, Chrysomelidae). (eurekalert.org)
  • Map of northern Borneo showing the itinerary through the Malaysian state of Sabah of a patient with Zika fever. (cdc.gov)
  • Flying over Sabah, a Malaysian state that covers about 10 percent of Borneo, the damage is clear. (yale.edu)
  • A pygmy elephant was shot dead on Borneo island after it destroyed villagers' crops, a Malaysian wildlife official said Thursday, the latest of the endangered creatures to be killed. (phys.org)
  • The male elephant, believed to be about four years old, was found Monday by the side of a road in the state of Sabah, on the Malaysian part of Borneo, local wildlife department director Augustine Tuuga told AFP. (phys.org)
  • A walk around Semporna, a fishing town on the eastern coast of Malaysian Borneo, reveals tanks full of mantis shrimps, stuffed into bottles. (sipadan.com)
  • A friend of mine - old hand at travelling - just left for Malaysian Borneo yesterday. (mumsnet.com)
  • An indigenous family living in a mountainous area of Malaysian Borneo helped Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) researchers to discover information about genetic mutations associated with acromegaly, a form of gigantism that often results in enlarged hands, feet, and facial features. (scitech-news.com)
  • Burning unabated for weeks, the fires destroyed more than 1.7 million hectares (4.2 million acres) of forest, mainly on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo. (spiegel.de)
  • With only about 55,000 found on the islands of Sumatra and Borneo, its natural habitat has become fragmented or disappeared altogether as result of logging, forest fires, and the conversion of forest lands into commercial oil palm plantations. (panda.org)
  • Meet at hotel lobby and transfer to Kinabalu Park Headquarters (HQ), the journey will take approximately 2 hours, en-route passing by villages and a panoramic vista of the valleys of the Crocker Range. (e-borneo.com)
  • Lucas Brandom climbed Mt. Kinabalu in Borneo to raise awareness for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which his brother, Dusty, has. (ctnow.com)
  • Continue to the Kinabatangan River, home to one of the highest concentrations of wildlife in all of Borneo. (cheesemans.com)
  • Along with this, Borneo From Below will investigate major environmental issues such as shark finning, fish bombing and the trade in endangered wildlife. (sipadan.com)
  • Present captive bears as wildlife ambassadors for Borneo and for conservation of wild sun bears and their habitat. (journeymalaysia.com)
  • After observing the second feeding, we headed back to the klotoks, and a boat ride further upriver to Camp Leakey, where the observation and preservation of wild orangutans in Borneo first began, decades earlier. (gobackpacking.com)
  • The event will end in Brunei Darussalam where a dinner will be hosted by the Brunei 4×4 association," he said adding that the Trans Borneo 2017 is also done as a tribute to its pioneers and also 4×4 enthusiasts who have gone on ahead. (brudirect.com)
  • Researchers located a 31-member aboriginal family that included individuals with acromegaly living in a mountainous region of Borneo, Malaysia when the effects of the family patriarch's growing pituitary tumor necessitated medical treatment. (scitech-news.com)
  • Use these social-bookmarking links to share Borneo mountain hotbed of young biodiversity . (abc.net.au)
  • In Borneo, children are increasingly growing up in human-dominated landscapes which are expanding at the expense of biodiversity and forest services, and [which] negatively impact community welfare," Pellier said. (eco-business.com)
  • TAKING Borneo local handicrafts to new heights, the Kuala Lumpur (KL) Tower has launched a souvenir shop featuring the island's handiwork to attract to visitors. (thestar.com.my)
  • The wilds of Borneo turn out to be home to some of the oddest of organisms - fungi that mimic the look and feel of their cartoon namesake, SpongeBob SquarePants. (earthtimes.org)
  • The team used several InVEST models, for example to demonstrate that central Borneo provides water to 70% of the island's population. (esa.int)
  • Do I need anti-malaria tablets for Borneo? (onthegotours.com)
  • There is a risk of malaria in parts of Borneo so it is very important to check with your doctor before you go to see whether malarial medication is required for the areas you are visiting. (onthegotours.com)
  • Situated on three kilometres of the Kinraut Coastline, enjoy a memorable Borneo holiday with a stay at Beringgis Beach Resort, a relaxing and refreshing resort overlooking the South China Sea. (travelbag.co.uk)
  • Creating Borneo holidays is our speciality and here are just a few of our cheapest multi-centre trips. (travelbag.co.uk)
  • Lead author Dr Lindsay Banin from the UK's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology said, "In Borneo, dipterocarps - a family of large trees with winged seeds - produce wood more quickly than their neighbours. (science20.com)
  • While you're here, join a Bite of Borneo tour, where you'll hike and bike the villages and taste the region's delicious street food. (roundtheworldexperts.co.uk)
  • As mentioned earlier, this is your A to X guide of the red vein Borneo so let's take a short trip down memory and see how the cultivation began. (criteriontheater.com)
  • all ill patients had participated in the Eco-Challenge-Sabah 2000 multisport expedition race in Borneo, Malaysia, during August 21--September 3, 2000 ( 1 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Exactly like the pristine rain forest of Borneo. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • A recent expedition to the Ulu Temburong forest in Borneo proved that you only need 10 enthusiasts with no professional training, yet fueled with curiosity and passion for the outdoors, to find a new beetle the size of a pinhead in leaf litter. (eurekalert.org)
  • Most people living in the Borneo rain forest get their protein not from the forest itself, but from the rivers flowing through it. (washingtonpost.com)
  • This was dramatically demonstrated in 2008 and this year, with massive forest fires destroying parts of Borneo. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The sky is clear and blue and the stilted long houses and huts are reflected in mirror image on the water: it is a strangely scenic backdrop to one of the largest unfolding disasters on the planet - the stripping of the Borneo rain forest. (chinadialogue.net)
  • But that was before I visited a small pocket of forest in northern Borneo known as the Danum Valley. (yale.edu)
  • Forest in the Danum Valley, one of the last, unspoiled tropical forest regions in Borneo. (yale.edu)
  • The Danum Valley encompasses 169 square miles of tropical forest in northern Borneo. (yale.edu)
  • With the disappearance of its key seed dispersers, the fruits of many trees now just rot en masse on the forest floor. (yale.edu)
  • Once found throughout Asia , from India to Vietnam and China to Borneo, their numbers have decreased dramatically. (journeymalaysia.com)
  • Journey through Borneo on an adventure that includes river cruising, jungle nature. (intrepidtravel.com)
  • The profitability of palm oil has sent the crop sprawling across about 8 million acres of Borneo - an area roughly the size of Switzerland. (washingtonpost.com)