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Rapid action necessary to protect Malaysia’s sea cows and their habitat*
21-May-2015

Malaysia aims to protect 10% of its marine environment by 2020. Less than 1%, however, is currently protected. This may have dire consequences for the country’s endangered dugong population, warn a Malaysian scientist and her research team.

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Contact: University of Malaya Institution: University of Malaya
 
Reviving the Iban alphabet*
15-May-2015

A Malaysian indigenous group has revived its alphabet from the brink of extinction, thanks to specially designed computer fonts.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
Malays The Earliest To Practice Farming in the Sundaland
15-May-2015

Research has found that the Malays were the first farmers who cultivated rice and domesticated livestock in today's Java Sea, Malacca and Sunda straits, and the islands between them.

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Contact: Administrator Account Institution: ResearchSEA
 
Uncovering the scope of infanticide and infant abandonment in Malaysia*
14-May-2015

Researchers have published the first systematic data on infanticide and illegal infant abandonment in Malaysia, which could ultimately aid in the development of preventive measures.

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Contact: Darmarajah Nadarajah Institution: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
 
Fossils provide insight into porpoises’ evolutionary process
15-April-2015

Research into porpoise fossils found in Teisho, Hokkaido reveals that early porpoises possessed a long, narrow stout, a beak and experienced a faster rate of physical development, unlike their contemporary equivalents.

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Contact: Waseda University Institution: Waseda University
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