IF NOT PALM OIL, WHAT ELSE? The story of Sabah’s development

One day dedicated to learn about Palm Oil industry from the perspective of local people in Sabah, Malaysia. Why is this interesting? My interest in the palm oil industry started due to the current news in Colombia, my home country, (currently fourth producer of Palm oil worldwide after Indonesia and Malaysia) to increase its production … Read more

A Look Into Malaysian Conservation

As a wildlife conservation enthusiast who has worked for a rehabilitation project in Africa, I was ecstatic about being able to see how Malaysia handled their animals. There were mixed emotions within the group, about whether animals should be kept in enclosures or not, but we popped over to the sun bear and orangutan centres to see … Read more

Tropical Restoration Ecology Class Heading to Malaysian Borneo

Fourteen University of San Francisco MSEM, ENVS, ENVA, and Biology students are heading to Borneo next week! Professor Gretchen Coffman will be leading this two week Arrupe Immersion Class from June 12 -28. Students will be working closely with locals conducting ecological restoration for wildlife habitat. The class will take place in Malaysian Borneo along … Read more