Friday, September 22, 2017

Public Talk on the Santubong Peninsula, A Geological Treasure Trove

A granodiorite outcrop forms the foundation of the lighthouse at Tanjung Sipang, the northern tip of the Santubong Peninsula

The Santubong Peninsula, situated on the mouth of the Sarawak River is dominated by the rainforest-clad slopes of Mount Santubong. The area offers a range of nature-based tours and activities that expose visitors to the mangrove forests, rivers, near shore waters and mudflats. These habitats are home to variety of wildlife which make Santubong, one of the best sites in Sarawak to experience the fascinating wildlife in a natural setting.

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Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations, 2016

The Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations, 2004 is repealed and replaced with the Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations, 2016 (Gazette date: 30 December 2016) which has come into force effective 28 January 2016.

The new regulations include the process of obtaining Prior Informed Consent (PIC) and provisions of the Benefit Sharing Agreement. The Sarawak Biodiversity Regulations, 2016 can be downloaded here.

The latest Sarawak Biodiversity (Fees) Notification, 2017 can be viewed here.