Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

June 18-24, 2011

Sponsors

British Ecological Society

British Ecological Society

Dominic Burton (Grant officer - The British Ecological Society - BES): The BES decided to fund the BCS2011 owing to the event’s commitment to synthesize and analyze existing information on Bornean carnivores to gain new insights into their ecology.

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Chester Zoo/NESZ

NESZ/Chester Zoo

Dr. Roger Wilkinson (Head of Field Conservation and Research, Chester Zoo): With our mission 'to be a major force in conserving biodiversity worldwide' and dedication to both in situ and ex situ conservation Chester Zoo considers the BCS 2011 an important contribution to the conservation of Borneo's carnivores and as such very much supports this valuable symposium.

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Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

 

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The Clouded Leopard Project

The Clouded Leopard Project

 

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Columbus Zoo

Columbus Zoo

 

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Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University

Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University

Prof. Dr. Bruce D. Leopold (Head of Wildlife, Fisheries & Aquaculture): The Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Mississippi State University, is a comprehensive academic and research department extremely dedicated towards the conservation and sustained use of our world's natural resources. The Department's agreement to provide invaluable in-kind, technical and logistical support of BCS2011 is an important component of its mission and past research and outreach record addressing the maintenance of biodiversity within the earth's biomes.

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Houston Zoo

Houston Zoo

Peter Riger (Director of Conservation and Science, Houston Zoo): Our long dedication to wildlife conservation with a focus on elephants, orang-utans and carnivores on Borneo were strong reasons for the Houston Zoo to support the BCS 2011.

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KTS Plantation SDN BHD

KTS Plantion SDN BHD

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research

Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research

Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer (Director, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research): Our multidisciplinary research institute with a focus on the biology, veterinary science and conservation of large and long-lived mammals has been involved in carnivore research on Borneo for several years and is therefore actively providing financial and in-kind support to the BCS 2011.

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Malaysia Airlines

Malaysia Airlines

Official Airline Partner of the BCS 2011.

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Nashville Zoo

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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

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Shangri La’s Rasa Ria Resort

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Shared Earth Foundation

Shared Earth Foundation

Caroline D. Gabel (President and CEO, The Shared Earth Foundation): Believing that humans have the responsibility to share the Earth with our fellow creatures, The Shared Earth Foundation wishes to support BCS2011 in its work to reconcile sustainable resource use by humans with conservation of carnivores.

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The UsitawiNetwork

The UsitawiNetwork

 

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Wild Cat Club

Wild Cat Club

Patrick Meier, CEO, Wild Cat Club: Focusing on the conservation of wild cats as keystone, flagship and umbrella species for the conservation of entire ecosystems, the Wild Cat Club saw in the BCS2011 an important opportunity to enhance the conservation of Borneo’s cat species and thereby, the tropical forest ecosystems.

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WWF-Germany

WWF-Germany

Stefan Ziegler (Senior programme manager, WWF-Germany): The WWF-Germany selected Southeast Asia as one of its focal regions due to its outstanding biological richness and has been supporting carnivore research on Borneo for several years; this engagement prompted us to provide support to the BCS 2011.

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WWF-Malaysia

WWF-Malaysia

WWF-Malaysia, the national conservation trust, currently runs more than 75 projects covering a diverse range of environmental protection work. Since 1972, WWF-Malaysia has worked on important conservation projects, from saving endangered species such as tigers and turtles, to protecting our highland forests, rivers and seas. We also undertake environmental education and advocacy work to achieve conservation goals. By conserving our natural resources, WWF-Malaysia is helping to protect our livelihoods, food and water supply, thus securing our good quality of life and our children's bright future.

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