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Badrul Azhar

I am a conservation scientist who conducts research on multiple wildlife species in human-modified landscapes. While most scientists conduct research in large-scale monocultural plantations, I carry out similar work in poly-cultural/monocultural smallholdings which are operated by small-scale farmers. Besides oil palm biodiversity, I also study forest wildlife, urban birds and rice field birds.

Badrul Azhar is a research scientist and senior lecturer at the Universiti Putra Malaysia.

Small-Scale Or Industrial Plantations? Consumers Must Choose Wisely: Which Oil Palm Production System Can Better Protect Biodiversity?

Tropical rainforest landscapes are threatened by the industrial agricultural expansion, which leads to forest fragmentation and habitat loss. The remaining wildlife is found in low quality and fragmented habitats, leaving numerous species at risk of extinction. Some species even modify […]