Merisuli, Sabah

  • By Ain Yahya – Sabah Forestry Department is one of TRCRC’s closest partner through the start of the Tropical Rainforest Living Collection – Merisuli project in Ulu Segama District of Sabah. After a year since the project was operational in August 2014, YBhg Datuk Sam Mannan, the Director of Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) visited our […]

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  • By Andi Akbar – Abandoned oil palm trees and local fruit trees such as the mango, durian and guava growing within our project site (TRLC – Merisuli) acts as a primary food source for wildlife. In July 2015 during our team’s permanent research plot survey lead by Assistant Supervisor, Mr Rasit Abdul, we found fresh […]

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  • By Fergus Horspool – Having been here almost 7 weeks I can’t believe it, it has just flown by. But when I think back it makes sense because I actually feel like I have achieved and done quite a lot. Firstly what a great place to spend an extended period of time, although it is […]

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  • By Leon Lai Navaretna – From the 4th to 13th of February 2015, Dzaeman and I made a work visit to our site in Merisuli, Sabah. On the first day in Lahad Datu, we were scheduled to have our first student group visit from the University of Zurich, supervised by Dr. Chris Kettle who was […]

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  • By Noor Ain Yahya – In Dec 2012, 500 acres of degraded forests in Merisuli, Lahad Datu was allocated to TRCRC to restore to back to lowland Dipterocarp forests. Thanks to the Sabah Forestry Department’s first initiative, the once encroached land with scattered palm oil and agriculture plants were replaced by fast growing pioneer species […]

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