WSBEorchids

Visiting the Palm Oil Farm reintroduction site for Dendrobium anosmum.

  After the herbarium we travelled to meet Palm Oil Farmer, Wilson, who runs Sabaki Farm, where our partner scientist, Tengku, is carrying out her trials in reintroducing Dendrobium anosmum. Tengku has planted rescued dendrobiums on several of Wilson’s Oil Palms and is monitoring them for growth, flowering, seed set and seedling establishment. This beautiful […]

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Orangutangatastic

Our first stop this morning was the Semenggoh Wildlife Sanctuary, South of Kuching. The Sanctuary is a large forested area with a botanical section attached to the offices. It opens from 8-10am and again 2-4pm to allow visitors the chance to see the Orangutang that live there. Most of the animals have been rescued from […]

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