Thursday, May 30, 2013

Batik industry in Terengganu

Batik is a generic term refers to the process of dyeing fabric by making use of wax in resistance patterns on cloth in resulting the amazing, unpredictable texture and tones. 

It is an ancient craft that thought to be well over thousand years old. The rapid development caused the traditional art craft to be evolved into an art. Each piece of batik is designed on theme inspired from the natural environment, fauna and flora and abstract pattern.

The industrial and business development in Terengganu resulting the modern Batik industry and is attracting thousands of tourists.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


The documentary film about Mangroves by Skywalker Facility Sdn Bhd was shown on television 1 on Monday 20 May 2013 from 6.30 pm to 7.00 pm. it's a very informative and interesting documentary film.

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Casuarina - Biowall to tsunami

Casuarina plantations have acted as holistic tsunami protection plant and barriers in reducing the onslaught of tsunami.
When the killer tsunami struck down thousands of people and homes, the casuarina trees which had been planted saved the Coastal communities.

The tree’s root nodules of Casuarina are known to fix nitrogen, and increase the soil's fertility. Its abundant leaf-fall is high in nitrogen and prized for mulch besides in mitigating the loss of life and property.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Importance of mangrove swamps

The importance of mangrove swamps in control of shoreline erosion, and ecological productivity is well noted for its ecosystems identity besides prevent flood and tsunami occurring. Wide range of fish and shellfish are depending on mangroves swamps.
The dynamic and highly productive ecosystem is important to biodiversity and essential to its surrounding habitats. It’s the importance resource for the coastal communities.  

Monday, May 13, 2013

Terengganu Tamban fisherman

Tamban fish keropok is Terengganu's favorite keropok but life as a tamban fisherman is a hard work profession. He depends on his catch of the day to earn a living. The fresh fish is mainly supply for making fish keropok.
He can’t go to the sea from November till March during monsoon season.