BARAM Folks want BARAM DAM CANCELLED

The post title carries a huge message. Enough said. Below are what has been discussed, an initiative made by NGOs; 22nd March 2012: MIRI – The Baram folks living in Miri had a meeting at a local hotel last night to discuss on the issues […]

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People of The Forest: The Penan

One of my greatest achivement in my career was being part of the research team leading to the birth of my first research publication entitled “People of The Forest: The Penan”. It was a collaboration between my university and Sarawak State Library (locally known as […]

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Gaharu aka Agarwood

Do you know that part of the ingredient used for perfume is gaharu? Yes? No? Yes? I bet majority would say ‘No!’. No worries, I said’ ‘No’ too when I was asked. 😉 You might be wondering “How can it be? How can a type […]

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The Natural Soap

Never under estimate or never take for granted on any plants in the forest coz you’ll never know, it would be useful to you, some day. 😉 For that, I would like to share with you a type of plant that I discovered during my research […]

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The Fork

In Baram area, the Penan community can be categorized into 2 big groups – Penan Silat and Penan Selungo. The Penan Silat are originally from Silat river, some of them are still residing there and some had migrated to the lower area of Baram river […]

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