Founded in 2010, the Malysian Wildlife Rescue Unit – which is supported by the Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund — works tirelessly to ensure that Malaysia’s animals and people live harmoniously.
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In the past when pygmy elephants were poisoned in Sabah, it was the wildlife rescue unit we helped establish, and currently fund, that trekked the entire jungle to uncover what happened.
The show discusses how Sabah, the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, is balancing the needs of the animals with the growth of eco-tourism and the socio-economic needs of the country.
Barn owls and snakes are used to control the pest populations on Malaysian oil palm plantations. They are welcomed part of the industry’s integrated pest management practices that enable farmers to reduce the use of harmful chemical pesticides.
on September 27, 2016 in Forest Conservation, Sustainability, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Oil plantations are incredibly productive. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than a single acre of soybean plants, and 7 times more oil than an acre of canola (rapeseed) plants.
MPOC is a major and primary Borneo Elephant Sanctuary funder, and has pledged five million Malaysian ringgits from its Wildlife Conservation Fund for the sanctuary, where injured or orphaned elephants are rehabilitated and then released back into the wild.
The Malaysian Palm Oil Council actively supports conserving the country’s rare wildlife, donating a total of 100 million ringgit each year to research and promotional efforts for the environment and animals.
Thankfully, the Sabah Wildlife Department’s Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU), supported by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), has trained experts ready to help
These beautiful rainforests can flourish thanks in part to the Malaysian palm oil industry’s strict regulations and conservation practices, as well as the efficiency of the trees themselves.
In Malaysia, high conservation value forested areas cannot be converted to oil palm plantations. Only land that has been legally zoned for agriculture after proper environment impact assessment is allowed for cultivation