Persatuan Eko-Pelancongan Keindahan Alam Laut Aktiviti Manusia (KALAM)

Persatuan Eko-Pelancongan Keindahan Alam Laut Aktiviti Manusia (KALAM)

in Education, Environment, Other Communities

BACKGROUND/HISTORY The mudflats and mangroves around Kuala Gula provide food and shelter for thousands of waterbirds and other species, including 13 globally threatened or near-threatened species. Kuala Gula has thus been recognised as a bird habitat of international significance. KALAM and its sister organisation, CETA were formed by the local village community as a result of a previous project by Wetlands International. The aim of the project was to promote wise-use of Kuala Gula through empowering the local community with environmental awareness and skills required to conduct sustainable...

Kuala Gula Community Ecotourism Activity (CETA)

in Environment, Other Communities

BACKGROUND/HISTORY CETA was established with the assistance of Wetlands International under the Kuala Gula wetland conservation and wise use project. The mission of CETA is to protect the natural resources of Kuala Gula and improve the understanding of the importance of mangroves for tourists. CETA also creates an alternative livelihood for the local community. CETA members are qualified nature guides from the local community. Tour activities include mangrove trail, wildlife and bird observation, slide show on mangrove ecology, seafood, and visit to cottage industry. NEEDS On the weeekends,...

Ma’daerah Turtle Sanctuary

in Animal Welfare, Environment, Tax Exemption

BACKGROUND/HISTORY When Established: 1999 By Whom: Department of Fisheries & WWF Malaysia. The Ma’ Daerah Turtle Sanctuary Centre is a hatchery and interpretation centre dedicated to the protection and conservation of sea turtles. The project aims to protect marine turtles in their natural habitat. Department of Fisheries Malaysia manages the area, while education and Awareness programmes are being conducted by WWF Malaysia. In June 2004, a local community group known as Persatuan Ma’ Daerah Khazanah Rakyat (Ma’ Daerah the People’s Heritage), or MEKAR was set up,...

Semelai Association for Boat and Tourism (SABOT)

in Environment

BACKGROUND/HISTORY When Established: 01/1999 Description of Charity: SABOT was started to help the local aboriginal (orang asli) community near Tasik Bera (Malaysia’s largest natural wetland) earn a living and be self-supportive. They provide services such as homestay and tour camps in the area. The Semelai living around Tasek Bera have for centuries relied on the wetlands and forest for their livelihoods. In 1994, Tasek Bera was declared a Ramsar site – a wetland of international importance – and the government has since banned activities such as commercial hunting and...

Save Our Seahorses (SOS)

in Animal Welfare, Environment

Who are we SOS is a non-profit organisation committed to saving the seahorse and the Pulai River Estuary in Malaysia. SOS is comprised of a group of young scientists, students, public volunteers and local fishing communities. Since 1995, massive port development around Pulai River Estuary have destroyed large tracts of seagrass beds, which are home to the Spotted Seahorse, Hippocampus kuda. The Spotted seahorses, which once thrived in the Pulai River Estuary, is losing its habitat as well as numbers. SOS is particularly concerned that they may vanish soon. SOS is fighting to conserve what...

Centre for Environment, Technology and Development, Malaysia (CETDEM)

in Education, Environment

BACKGROUND/HISTORY CETDEM is an independent, non-profit, training, research, consultancy, referral, and development organisation. CETDEM actively addresses diverse environmental issues as: The impacts of long-term climate change on Malaysian society. Sustainable energy Sustainable transport Organic farming (sustainable agriculture) Sustainable development Objective CETDEM is committed to improving environmental quality through the appropriate use of technology and sustainable development. CETDEM has generated income from its training events & seminars, sales of publications and the...

Yayasan Anak Warisan Alam (YAWA)

in Environment, Youth

YAWA is an organization focused on “Greening for a Sustainable Future.” They have developed a comprehensive set of modules designed to instill a profound sense of environmental responsibility and belonging. Through their various activities, they aim to encourage individuals to take action toward sustainability, emphasizing a balanced approach that addresses environmental, economic, and social aspects while safeguarding the natural environment and enhancing the quality of life for all. Their activities include: 1. Acclimatisation projects: These projects engage young people in...

Rimba Ilmu

in Education, Environment

BACKGROUND/HISTORY Rimba Ilmu is a tropical botanical garden located within the University of Malaya campus in Kuala Lumpur. It houses a living collection of over 1,600 species, as well as the University of Malaya herbarium and its own Environmental Education Programme. Its living collections, mostly from Malaysia, represent one of the most important biological conservatories in Malaysia. The Rimba Ilmu is a member of the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) and the South East Asia Botanic Gardens Network. The Botanical Garden and the Rain Forest Exhibition is open to the public...

Malaysian Nature Society

in Environment

Who are we Established in 1940, MNS is the oldest conservation NGO in Malaysia. MNS HQ in Bukit Persekutuan uses a 4-prong approach towards conservation, i.e. through is Science and Conservation, Environmental education, Publication, and Parks units. MNS also has branches in various states throughout the country. By being a member at less than RM6 a month, you will be able to participate in a wide range of nature based activities, and volunteer opportunities. Your membership will support the following: – Habitat Protection and Conservation – Environmental Education for...


in Environment

Johor Save Our Seahorses (SOS) Pahang Regional Environmental Awareness Cameron Highlands (REACH) Semelai Association for Boat and Tourism Perak Kuala Gula Community Ecotourism Activity (CETA) Persatuan Eko-Pelancongan Keindahan Alam Laut Aktiviti Manusia (KALAM) Sahabat Eko-Pelancongan Dan Memulihara Alam Indah (SEMAI) Pulau Pinang Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) Selangor Centre for Environment, Development and Technology Malaysia (CETDEM) Terengganu Ma’daerah Turtle Sanctuary Wilayah Persekutuan Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) Rimba Ilmu Wild Asia Yayasan Anak Warisan Alam...

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