As part of their Professional Training Year placements at DGFC, Cardiff University students undertake their own research project. Read about Hannah’s work on comparing the efficacy of different frog sampling techniques.
A recent education event targeting children and university students was jointly held by DGFC and the Sabah State Library. The event focused on raising awareness about the dangers threatening Sabah’s tropical ecosystems and why conservation efforts are so important.
The final training session held last week provided thirty participants from 14 government and non-government organizations with a comprehensive range of tactics that the enforcement officers can use to tackle organized wildlife crime.
17 students attended the inaugural Royal Holloway Borneo Field Course, staying for two weeks at DGFC this summer.
As part of her research in Southeast Asia for her upcoming book about elephants, Ruth visited Danau Girang Field Centre to look for signs of the Bornean elephant.
From 27–30 October, Danau Girang Field Centre welcomed a joint visit from Cardiff University and the University of Wyoming to continue exploring a collaboration between the field centres of the respective universities.
Our very own Maz and Amanda have both begun their PhDs at Danau Girang Field Centre (DGFC) after being awarded scholarships by the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, Cardiff University.
In collaboration with the University of Hong Kong, Danau Girang Field Centre is exploring the potential role the Sunda or Malayan pangolin plays in the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 and other viruses in humans.
Monitoring of carbon and biodiversity species at selected sites feeds efforts to mitigate climate change and forest fragmentation by restoring degraded riverine and swamp forest within the Lower Kinabatangan Floodplain.
New research, offering the most comprehensive analysis of Asian elephant movement and habitat preference to date, finds that elephants prefer habitats on the periphery of protected areas, rather than the areas themselves.