DISCOVER WILDLIFE IN KUALA LUMPUR
The Urban Biodiversity Initiative (UBI) is an independent collective for urban ecology research, conservation and environmental education. We are a social enterprise based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
WHAT WE DO
We run educational environmental programmes for children and adults.
We conduct workshops on discovery and art.
We provide advices on ecology and biodiversity issues with track record in supporting NGO’s with various environmental projects.
- What is soil?Every day as you lay your feet on the ground and walk the earth, have you ever wondered what lies beneath? Soil. This material exists on the outermost part of Earth’s crust, forming the surface of land andContinue reading “What is soil?”
- Soil BiodiversitySoil organisms constitute more than 25% of discovered biodiversity on earth. However, much of them remain unexplored and receive little attention compared to aboveground organisms. Though less visible, these organisms are responsible for various ecosystem functions such as:Continue reading “Soil Biodiversity”
- Conserving Soil BiodiversityLike aquatic and terrestrial organisms, soil organisms are threatened by a series of environmental issues. The major threat that they face is habitat loss, which results from land conversion, pollution, climate change and invasive species. Agricultural activities suchContinue reading “Conserving Soil Biodiversity”
- Resources produced by plants for animalsResources produced by plants for animals come in many forms. Some animals require the presence of water for reproduction like frogs. Others like butterflies require shade to prevent overheating. Some require very specific structures like rotting wood, orContinue reading “Resources produced by plants for animals”