With my colleagues in Malaysia, I was invited to put together a review of our activities as the Malaysian Bat Conservation Research Unit (MBCRU) for Malaysian Applied Biology. The MBCRU was established in 2001, and in many ways was the model for the SEABCRU. Kingston, T., Juliana, S.,
Isham Azhar from UNIMAS has shared with us a great poster of the Bats of Penang National Park, which he prepared for the Penang Wildlife Department following recent surveys. You can find it on the Malaysian outreach page .
From Nurul Islam Bats are the least studied and most neglected mammals in Bangladesh. Most of the people hate bats due to misconceptions and age-old myths. Some peoples treat the bat as only a pest of crops, nuisance and dirty animal. Besides concurrent outbreak of nipah encephalitis
A mini one-night workshop was host by University of Lampung (UNILA) and conducted by Bukit Barisan Selatan Bat Research Team (BBSBRT) in Way Heni of southwestern Sumatra on July 14 2012. The aim of this workshop is to introduce bats to the local community of Bukit Barisan Selatan (BBS
It was in the mid-vacation of the semester when the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Southern Mindanao, Philippines decided to conduct their annual medical-dental outreach program in Pisan, Kabacan, Cotabato, Philippines. The area is one remote area in the municipality
Rabies in humans has declined ten-fold in Thailand in the last twenty years because of the use of vaccines in the treatment of dog bites. So awareness about rabies, at least in dogs, must be high. It is disappointing therefore that the recent paper by Robertson et al in PLoS Neglected