Keeps Jumbo at Bay

By Dr. Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, MEME’s PI and Associate Professor, School of Geography “Conflict arises between humans and elephants when villages, farms and plantations close in on wild habitats. Electric fence is one way to avoid the encounters.” … starts a column on thestar that features the activities of the Management and Ecology of Malaysian Elephants (MEME) project.

Staying FRESH

By Prof. Asgar Ali, Professor in Post-harvest Physiology & Technology at University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and the founding director of the ‘Centre of Excellence for Postharvest Biotechnology’   “It is saddening that the current practices are too dependent on the use of synthetic chemicals with little consideration for health implications on consumers. We were therefore delighted …