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Diversity of the insects in the diet of edible nest swiftlets in oil palm plantations - JBES

By: Sharifah Farhana Syed Ab Rahman

Key words: Aerodramus fuciphagus, Swiflet, Oil palm, Insects, Malaysia.

Abstract

The Edible Nest Swiftlet (Aerodramus fuciphagus) is a small bird from the family Apodidae which is commonly found in the South-East Asian region which characteristically roost and nest in cave or cavern-like situation. 247 more words

Biology

Guyana: "Large-scale oil palm investment likely for Guyana"

-trees have capacity to produce 4 tonnes of crude oil per hectare annually

A GROUP of investors are eying Guyana’s arable lands to invest in oil palm cultivation, the Ministry of Agriculture has said. 269 more words

News

Conserving Forests with Relapse

An important topic. An evergreen topic one might say with a chuckle. We are pressured by scientists and NGOs to keep our natural forests intact. To keep deforestation out of the picture. 572 more words

SARAWAK

New publication: logging, exotic plant invasions and native plant reassembly in the lowland tropical rainforests of Borneo.

Do logging and exotic invasive plants affect tropical rainforests?

Biological invasions present a major concern globally. Plant invaders often take advantage of anthropogenic habitat disturbance and the enormous global network of roads, both of which increasingly threaten the few remaining wilderness areas of the planet. 278 more words

Biodiversity

Martial Law Extension to Ensure Expansion of Plantations in Mindanao

The Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA) condemns the extension of martial law in Mindanao for another year by President Duterte’s new cronies in Congress.​ 295 more words

News Releases

Adding a role at The Palm Scribe

Recently I added another role to my LinkedIn account and have since been getting lots of well wishes but also a number of concerned questions on whether I had stopped working at Maverick to become advisor at… 1,207 more words

Indonesia

Cimatu appointment spells intensified plunder and rights violations in Mindanao

The Network Resisting Expansion of Agribusiness Plantations in Mindanao (REAP Mindanao Network) warned that the confirmation of ex-militaryman Roy Cimatu is tantamount to intensified plunder in the island. 492 more words

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