Media Reports

 

Title ___ Newspaper articles from The Star, 17 Oct 2017 with entitled as Climate change surprise. It is regarding IOES research.
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Newspaper articles from News Straits Time News with entitled as "Connecting the dots to understand the environment".

HAVE you ever wondered why incidents of extreme weather are on the rise? Why there is toxic seafood from the ocean? Why is it certain diseases keep recurring in certain areas? Why it is becoming more dangerous to be exposed to the sun than ever before?

The answers lie in the air, ocean and land where air-sea interactions and air-land interactions are the most important mechanisms influencing climate change, extreme weather and episodic occurrences of harmful microbes and pathogens in the aquatic environment. 

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Title ___ Newspaper articles regarding 'Workshop on Extreme Weather and Flood: Preliminary Investigation on the Recent Flood in the East Coast of Malaysia'. This workshop was held on 27 February 2015 at Institute of Graduate Studies.
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Title ___ Media report by Prof Dato' Dr Azizan Abu Samah on weather
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Title ___ Media report by Prof Dato' Dr Azizan Abu Samah on MH 370
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Title ___ Media articles regarding harmful algae blooms by Assoc Prof Dr Lim Po Teen, Head Station of Bachok Marine Research Station, Universiti Malaya, Bachok, Kelantan
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Title ___ Review from Prof Dato' Dr Azizan Abu Samah, Deputy Director of IOES on QZ8501 AirAsia Indonesia airplane which crashed on 28 December 2014
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Title ___ Research by scientists from Bachok Marine Research Station found traces of Alexandrium (bacteria) in the waters of Sungai Getting
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Title ___ Ritual reveals much about culture through its elements, structure, and function. Dr. Hanafi Hussin discusses the significance of rice and other food such as buwas kuning, panyam, and durul in the rituals of the Sama-Bajau communities of Sabah. He also compare the functions of rice offerings of the Sama-Bajau with Malay rituals such as main puteri.
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Title ___ Dr. Louisa S. Ponnampalam, Research Fellow at the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences speak about the challenges of the Malaysia marine mammals. The East and West coasts of Peninsular Malaysia and the coasts of Sabah and Sarawak are home to 27 species of dolphins, whales, porpoises and dugongs. However, marine mammals in Malaysia are being threatened by increased levels of pollution in our waters. As our country embarks on the journey to development, the conditions of our waters are being neglected.
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Title ___ Prof Dr Chong Ving Ching (Marine Connectivity Research Unit) and Dr Loo Poh Leong (Research Fellow) work together with Prof Dr Shaliza Ibrahim and Dr Vikineswary produce POME BAC.
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Title ___ Prof Dr Phang Siew Moi, Assoc Prof DR Lim Phaik Eem, Dr Yeong Hui Yin and their postgraduate students working on research project which can paving way for commercial production of pulp from seaweed.
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Title ___ Dr Emienour Muzalina Mustafa, a post-doctoral research fellow at Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences embark on 22-day scientific voyage to the Antarctic to carry out research together with 7 other Malaysian scientist from Jan 22 to Feb 14 2016.
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Under the Sea - an Interview with BFM Malaysia

In conjunction with World Oceans Day, we look at what’s been dubbed as a goldmine for medical research: our oceans. Various specialists explain some of the unique compounds we’ve found from our oceans and what we need to do to protect this resource. 

By Prof. Phang Siew Moi, Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University Malaya 

By Dr. Yusrizam Sharifuddin, Institute of Biological Sciences at the Science Faculty of University Malaya

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Keeping Dugong Alive - an Interview with BFM Malaysia

Dr Ponnampalam was a recently announced recipient of 2014 Pew Fellowship in Marine Conservation, specifically to conduct new research in Malaysia’s dugong population. Focusing on the islands located off the east coast of Johor in Peninsular Malaysia, Dr Ponnampalam’s research will identify areas that are critical for one of the country’s last remaining population of dugongs in order to make recommendations for their habitat 
 

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Understanding the Importance of Cetaceans - an Interview with BFM Malaysia

Marine biologist Dr. Louisa Ponnampalam, a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences, University of Malaya, discusses cetaceans - whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Among other things, she speaks of the work she is doing through the Langkawi Dolphin Research Project, while helping us understand the importance of studying these creatures, and how their wellbeing, or lack thereof, is an indicator of environment health. 
 

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