SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION

2nd TEMENGOR SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION 2012
(SUNGAI ENAM BASIN)
1ST - 10TH OCTOBER, 2012

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SYMPOSIUM 2013

SYMPOSIUM ON THE 2nd
TEMENGOR SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION 2012
(SUNGAI ENAM BASIN)
22ND - 25TH AUGUST, 2013

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SYMPOSIUM 2013

SYMPOSIUM ON THE 2nd
TEMENGOR SCIENTIFIC EXPEDITION 2012
(SUNGAI ENAM BASIN)
22ND - 25TH AUGUST, 2013

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2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition

The Pulau Banding Foundation organized the scientific expedition from the 1st – 10th of October, 2012. This expedition was organized into the Temengor Forest Reserve and within the Sungai Enam valley which covers an area of about 1500 hectares. The expedition has two purposes; the first being to carry out an inventory of the biodiversity in the area and the second purpose being to create new tracks for hiking and for the promotion of eco-tourism.


About 130 researchers and scientist from all over the country including from local universities, governments and NGO such as Malaysia Nature Society and World Wildlife Foundation were embarked in this 10 days expedition for the purpose of science. The findings of the expedition are then to be present at the symposium few months after the expedition finished.




Symposium on the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition

Following the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition, a symposium was held from 22nd-25th of September 2013. The main objective of the event is to gather scientists that have participated in the expedition to present their findings as well as to discuss in order to obtain recommendations from the experts on measures of research gaps that needed to be addressed for conservation measures of the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex. As an outcome of the expedition, 22 new species (new discovery to the Belum-Temengor Rainforest Complex) has been identified. The symposium was officiated by EXCO Kesihatan, Pelancongan & Kebudayaan Negeri Perak YB Nolee Ashilin binti Dato’ Mohammed Radzi.

Proceedings of the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition

The proceedings are the compilation of scientific papers of the findings during the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition. A total of 29 papers covering a wide aspects of the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex, including flora and fauna, socio-economic and also hydrology.

Findings

From the 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition


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