• #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Workshop 11 – Understanding Environmental Law & Ethics

    “If it’s legal, it may not always be ethical. If it’s ethical, it may not always be legal.” Our YL4S participants spent the Saturday with Future Law’s Harry and Holly Jonas exploring ‘Ethics and Law: The Missing Links in Sustainable Development?’ It was an exciting day filled at Sabah Museum’s GC Woolley Hall, on the […]

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  • Kick start 2018 with the first #BEFF365 in Kota Kinabalu!

    BEFF365 is back! Join us as we kick start the year with BEFF365: Unlocking The Cage! We are thrilled to bring you Unlocking the Cage, on April 27 (Friday), 7:00pm, at KK Court Compound. So join us as we kick start the year! Entrance is free. “Our goal is that Unlocking the Cage will ultimately inspire people to […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Welcome its Batch 3 participants!

    Look! In celebrating Earth Day on 22 April, we have started the new batch of Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) this weekend. During the Introductory Workshop, we have also invited the senior batch of YL4S to share their experiences with everyone. Looking forward to work with the youth! If you would like to join YL4S, […]

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  • #BEFFSuara Community Filmmaking Storytelling 2018 Workshop 1 Storytelling and Narratives Workshop

    The Suara Community Filmmaking workshop series for 2018 kicked off with the Storytelling and Narratives Workshop held at Sabah Museum’s GC Woolley Hall, from 23 to 25 March 2018. A total of 30 community filmmakers from Kinabatangan, Lahad Datu, Semporna, Pulau Sebatik, Pulau Mantanani, Kota Marudu, Kudat and Miri, Sarawak gathered in Kota Kinabalu for […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Meets scientist, Dr. Mary Gagen

    What do the rings in a tree bark tell you? What’s up with the weather these days? Did you know insects trapped in the ice from thousands of years ago can tell you what the climate was like back then? Visiting scientist from Swansea University, Dr. Mary Gagen, spent an evening with our Young Leaders […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Norgan Chen to 2018 YSEALI SEA Camp

    BEFF’s very own Young Leader for Sustainability (YL4S) is one of four youths representing Malaysia in the upcoming YSEALI SEA Camp in the Philippines on March 19-26, 2018. The 2018 YSEALI SEA Camp-Bohol seeks civic-minded, environmentally-passionate youth leaders to create and implement solutions that address environmental sustainability issues in the region. Proud of our BEFF-grown […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Workshop 9 – Health and Land by Eco Health Alliance

    The YL4S journey continues! This time, our Young Leaders learned about Infectious Disease Emergence and Economics of Altered Landscapes, presented by EcoHealth Alliance ( www.ecohealthalliance.org ) . We found out more about the critical connections between human, animal and environmental health – we need to take better care of our planet; prevention is better than […]

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  • Thank you 2017!

    Thank you 2017! You have been great! In 2017, we started BEFF’s Young Leaders for Sustainability (#YL4S). It’s been an exciting journey seeing our young leaders grow with each workshop. Here’s one for the album, closing the year of 2017. Looking forward to more environmental workshops and field work for all in 2018! Happy New […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Workshop 8 Kakakapan and Drafting The Action Agenda

    Inside Look at Indigenous Issues. YL4S had a very special end-year workshop on indigenous communities at Kinabalu Park and Bundu Tuhan from 30th November to 3rd December 2017. The workshop-cum-field trip brought our Young Leaders to Kinabalu Park to witness the Kakakapan id Gayo Ngaran celebration, an annual pilgrimage to Mount Kinabalu for the Dusun […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Workshop 7 Understanding Sustainable Palm Oil and Conservation

    Wilmar International spent the day with our Young Leaders for Sustainability on 18th November at the GC Woolley Hall, Sabah Museum to share their knowledge and experience in sustainable palm oil practices. Thank you Wilmar! The theme for this month’s workshop was Sustainable Palm Oil and Conservation, conducted by a team of speakers from Wilmar International. […]

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  • #BEFFYL4S Young Leaders for Sustainability Batch 2 is born!

    The Young Leaders for Sustainability (YL4S) Batch 2 started their workshop with the topic – Why we should reduce plastic. The session began with introduction of the YL4S programme to the participants and provide a general understanding of sustainability and biodiversity.

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  • #BEFF365 Completed with 4 fringe screenings and 1 private screening in 2017

    We have organised 4 fringe screenings and 1 private screening in 2017! Thank you everyone for your kind support and we hope to see you in 2018! We would also like to thank our YL4S youth members who served as volunteer crew throughout BEFF 365. Every year, BEFF organises a series of fringe screenings as […]

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