Malaysia

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Kuching Wetland National Park

By Connor Walsh / 1st October 2021

About Name of organisation Forest Department Sarawak Funding support Sarawak State GovernmentMalaysian Federal Government Number of staff 860 Number of visitors per year 3,833 Overall aims of the centre To manage and develop forest resources for socio-economic and environmental sustainability Description of the centre Location: Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIASize of site: 6,610 hectaresA saline mangrove system…

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Zoo Negara

By Chris / 3rd March 2018

  About Zoo Negara Malaysia is a non-governmental organization fully owned and operated by the Malaysian Zoological Society (MSZ). The MZS’s mission is to conserve wildlife through breeding and by educating the public on the importance of wildlife preservation. This is achieved by continuous research on methods of breeding. Research projects at the zoo are…

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Kuala Selangor Nature Park (KSNP)

By Chris / 2nd March 2018

  About Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Funding support: State Government and other corporate supporters such as HSBC Bank Malaysia Berhad and project-based activities Number of staff: 9 staffs( including security guard) Overall aims of the centre Mangrove conservation and mangrove seed banks. Sanctuary for mammals and Local & migratory birds. Mangrove education, awareness & enrichment…

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Kuala Gula Wetland

By Chris / 2nd March 2018

  About Global Environment Centre (GEC) Funding support: Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment, Malaysia Gov., Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia, CIMB Foundation. Number of staff: No staff based on site, activity is implemented by 40 members (local villagers) – known as Friends Of Mangrove (FOM) which supported and guided by GEC staff. Overall aims…

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Kota Kinabalu City Bird Sanctuary

By Chris / 2nd March 2018

  About Under the directive of the State Government, the Likas Wetland Sanctuary Management Committee (LWSMC) was established as the mechanism for planning and coordinating the development of KKCBS. Management and funding Since 1996, WWF-Malaysia Borneo Programme has acted as the secretariat to the LWSMC and plays a major role in the operation and education…

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Penang Seagrass Project, Malaysia

By Chris / 1st March 2018

  About Penang Seagrass Project – Nature Classroom   Funding support: Year 2015-2016: Eco-Peace Leadership Center, South Korea Year 2017 onwards: Self funded Number of staff: 2 Number of visitors per year: Approximately 360 visitors including parents, children, teachers and students, volunteers and researchers. Overall aims of the centre To promote knowledge and environmental awareness…

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