Fridge door, fences among garbage collected from Berakas Beach

Fridge door, fences among garbage collected from Berakas Beach

Green Brunei News
    Eighty-five bags of trash weighing 289 kilogrammes were collected during a beach cleaning activity at Berakas Forest Reserve Beach organised by Green Brunei and the students under Discovery Year Unit Community Outreach Programme of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) on Sunday. Among the waste collected were plastic bottles, a fridge door and fences, a press release stated. The clean-up was carried out to raise awareness regarding environmental cleanliness and to show the importance of proper rubbish disposal. The activity started at 7.30am and ended at 10am. Some 102 volunteers took part in the campaign to pick up rubbish along the coastline of Berakas Forest Reserve Beach which spanned about one kilometre. UBD student Khairun Nurafiqah binti Haji Ahim who is undergoing Community Outreach Programme with Green Brunei said, “I…
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Call for Volunteers : Kempen Bandarku Bersih

Call for Volunteers : Kempen Bandarku Bersih

Green Brunei News
    Calling for volunteers to take part in Green Brunei's Kempen Bandarku Bersih city cleanup in conjunction with Brunei Darussalam's 36th National Day Celebration!   Activity: Cleanup Date: 23rd February 2020 (Sunday) Time: 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM Venue: Bandar Seri Begawan Registration link: http://bit.ly/bandarkubersih2020   More information will be shared prior to the event day via WhatsApp.  
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Green Brunei organised “Marine Pollution Awareness” workshop at the Turkish Embassy

Green Brunei organised “Marine Pollution Awareness” workshop at the Turkish Embassy

Green Brunei News
Our students under Green Brunei organised a workshop titled "Marine Pollution Awareness" this morning which was attended by mostly UBD environmental students.   The workshop was held at the Turkish Embassy in Brunei. This as part of the Turkish Embassy's awareness increasing event on environmental pollution and the underwater photo exhibition. [caption id="attachment_1841" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Some of the exhibition set up by the Turkish Embassy[/caption] The students did a series of activities which included watching a video about Marine Pollution, a think-pair-share session, some quizzes and a tour lead by Ms. Cecilia Lee showing a gallery of her scuba diving experiences! [caption id="attachment_1846" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Ms.Cecilia giving a Tour of her Scuba Diving Experience Exhibition[/caption] (more…)
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Coming Events: Beach Clean Up

Coming Events: Beach Clean Up

Green Brunei News
  Green Brunei will be organizing first Beach Clean up for 2020 on Feb, 09 (Sunday). Volunteers are welcome to join. Registration through the link : http://bit.ly/berakasbeach   Venue: Berakas Beach Time: 07.30- 9.00am   Bring your own water (preferably in reusable bottles) and gloves!      
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Green Brunei attended Finals of The Great Discussion

Green Brunei attended Finals of The Great Discussion

Green Brunei News
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, UBD's undergraduates doing Community Outreach Programme at Green Brunei attended Finals of The Great Discussion last Thursday, 30th January 2020 as part of their study as well as expanding their knowledge on the topics being discussed, mainly on Climate Change. Sengkurong Sixth Form Centre (PTES) emerged victor of The Great Discussion after defeating Sayyidina Ali Secondary School (SMSA) in the finals at Radio Television Brunei (RTB). The champions received BND1,800, the championship trophy and certificates. Meanwhile, the Best Panellist was awarded to Awangku Md Nukman Syawqi bin Pengiran Md Salimin from PTES, while the Best Moderator went to Mohd Na’iim bin Mohd Rafi of SMSA. Deputy Minister of Education Datin Seri Paduka Dr Hajah Romaizah binti Haji Mohd Salleh awarded the prizes, alongside British High Commissioner to…
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Green Brunei introduce Tutong District to UBD

Green Brunei introduce Tutong District to UBD

Green Brunei News
Bandar Seri Begawan, Wednesday, January 29th. - In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of domestic tourism to the country's economy, Green Brunei and the University of Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Students under the Discovery Year unit "Community Outreach Program" held a 'Kenali Negara Kitani (KNK)' visit to Tutong District.   The event was attended by 20 people comprising members of Green Brunei, UBD students under the Discovery Year Unit "Community Outreach Program"   Also present at the event were Legislative Council Member, Yang Berhormat Dayang Khairunnisa binti Awang Haji Ash'ari as Co-Founder and Director of Community Engagement Green Brunei.   One of the KNK visits is Tasbee Farm in Kampung Sungai Kelugos, which is a bee breeding and Kelulut honey production area.   Tasbee Farm is a non-stinging…
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BTS Tree Planting

BTS Tree Planting

Green Brunei News
On the 24th of November 2019, 400 trees were planted in the Biodiversity Park, Berakas Forest Reserve. This tree planting activity was organised by namujoonbn, A Brunei based fanclub - led by Najibah binti Hj Sofian - for the popular K-Pop band BTS, to celebrate and commemorate the birthday of the band's leader, Kim Nam-joon. The tree planting event was jointly supported by Green Brunei and the Forestry Department, Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism in our mission to strengthen reforestation efforts in the nation. Over 170 volunteers came together for this tree planting event; with volunteers from Politeknik Brunei, UBD, and JIS as well as staff from the Forestry Department, representatives from Serviclean Sdn. Bhd, Green Brunei and the general public. This activity brought together fans of K-pop in…
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Recycling Drive at RPN Mengkubau

Recycling Drive at RPN Mengkubau

Green Brunei News
Green Brunei together with Green Depot and Recover - in partnership with Majlis Perundingan Kampung (MPK) Kampung Panchor Mengkubau hosted a recycling drive at Bukit Riadah, Rancangan Perumahan Negara (RPN) Mengkubau. The recycling drive was preceded by the distribution of flyers to houses within the national housing scheme in Kampung Panchor Mengkubau. The flyer distribution took place on the 10th of November with the help of about 60 volunteers. [caption id="attachment_1767" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Group photo of volunteers who helped distribute flyers[/caption] The purpose of the flyer distribution was two fold. The first was to let the residents of RPN Kampung Panchor Mengkubau know about the recycling drive happening the following weekend and the second was to inform them what recyclables would be accepted at the recycling drive and the specificity…
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7th Green Leaders Camp

7th Green Leaders Camp

Green Brunei News
56 participants comprising youth participated in the 7th Green Leaders Camp organised by Green Brunei from 5 - 8 August 2019. This year’s theme focuses on climate change with the hashtag “#ThinkClimate”. One of the main objectives of this camp was to enable participants to critically assess environmental issues in Brunei and subsequently find possible solutions for these issues through discussions and activities. On the first day, participants had a field trip to the Mangrove to witness wildlife living amidst the mangrove such as the proboscis monkey, eagle and crocodile. The participants were then brought to Kampong Ayer to visit the Kunyit 7 Lodge. Kem, the owner of Kunyit 7 Lodge, shared the importance of recycling and upcycling, and proceeded to show different ways she has contributed towards the environment.…
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Green Leaders Camp 7 Open for Registrations

Green Leaders Camp 7 Open for Registrations

Green Brunei News
Calling all youth aged between 15 - 35 years old! We will be organising our annual Green Leaders Camp this year on 3 - 5 August 2019! This year the theme will be #ThinkClimate, which is in response to the global call for action towards climate change issues. Organised in the form of discussions, field trips, community work and project planning, we will take you on a journey to understand the impact and reality of climate change globally and in the region, and guide you to develop creative solutions towards creating awareness and taking action. The event will be held in Pusat Belia. Registration fee is $35, which is inclusive of accommodation, meals, transportation and activities throughout the programme and it will be open until 10 July 2019. To register,…
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