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Would you like to be a green comrade? Make a difference today by signing up as a member of MNS and be part of a national and global movement! Add voice to the thousands calling for conservation and environmental integrity in Malaysia.

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Donate to MNS and help us save endangered species and their habitats. Our goal is to protect and conserve our living planet's precious biodiversity. Donations to MNS are tax exempted. You can opt to donate to a single project MNS is running or to our general Nature Conservation and Education Fund. For a list of projects that needs funding please contact


Our message of environmental conservation should not be restricted to our members only. This is why we established the Education initiatives to inculcate the love of nature in students and empower future generations to act in the protection of our natural legacy.

My Forest

Strengthening non-state actor involvement in forest governance.

Featured Projects

Learn more about our projects and be a part of some of our featured projects.


MNS’ Conservation Initiatives aim to secure the conservation of environmentally sensitive areas, key habitats and species in Malaysia. The initiative will work toward securing an integrated, comprehensive and representative Protected Area system in Malaysia.

Recent News
Communication Associate (Part Time)

Here’s your chance to be a part of the Tapir Family. We are looking for a Communication Associate who can work with us part time to support the society’s branding efforts while  developing and executing marketing and public relations projects for the society.  We are looking for a charismatic and passionate person to join the Tapir […]

MNS turns 80 in 2020 and Launch of MNJ Special Edition

The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has launched the Malayan Nature Journal – Special Edition 2019 (MNJSE) in conjunction with its 80th anniversary celebrations. A second-series edition, the journal is based on the history of early pioneers in conservation, looking into the work, records and legacies of the individuals who have served Malaya and Malaysia in the […]

Tapir Talks 3.0

Tapir Talks is a public forum series by the Malaysian Nature Society, bringing together environmentalists, activists, policy makers, policy advocates, the media and the public to protect Malaysia’s natural heritage. In this third session, ‘Science Diplomacy: The Politics of Biodiversity Loss’, MNS President Prof. Dr. Ahmad Ismail and eminent Science Advisor Tan Sri Zakri Abdul […]

Tapir Talks 2.0

The MNS Tapir Talks Public Forum Series has returned, this time with conservation stories from around Malaysia. In this session, hear from on-the-ground MNS State Branches who are advocating for change in their landscape, in Kedah, Selangor, Johor and Sarawak. Highlights include the scientific expedition to save Ulu Muda, forest advocacy work, scientific research in […]

Ecotrail 5KM Run

In conjunction with the celebration of the 80th Anniversary of Malaysian Nature Society, we are co-organising a 5km run at Putrajaya to create greater awareness for all Malaysians in preserving our mother nature. The run is on 26th October 2019, at 8am. The registration fee is RM50 and all proceeds goes to future advocacy projects. […]

Latest Events
19 Dec 202020/12/19:
Night Walk in FRIM Forest
18 Sep 202020/09/18:
Kids Night Walk @ FRIM
12 Sep 202020/09/12:
MNS National Annual General Meeting 2020
08 Aug 202020/08/08:
Night Walk in FRIM Forest
13 Jun 202020/06/13:
World Oceans Day Celebration
13 Jun 202020/06/13:
Rainforest Discovery
09 May 202020/05/09:
Nature Art and Craft
18 Apr 202020/04/18:
Kinder Walk UM
12 Apr 202020/04/12:
Young Entomologist
28 Mar 202020/03/28:
River Scientist
14 Mar 202020/03/14:
Raptor Watch 2020
29 Feb 202020/02/29:
Visit Frangipani Farm
14 Feb 20:
Kids Night Walk @ FRIM
05 Feb 20:
World Wetlands Day 2020
15 Jan 20:
Asian Waterbird Census 2020 ( January-March )
14 Dec 19:
Night Walk in FRIM Forest (NEC)
07 Dec 19:
Public Talk: “Community Participation for effective forest governance”
06 Dec 19:
Global Warming Camp (NEC)
26 Nov 19:
Tapir Talks 3.0
23 Nov 19:
Tanjung Tuan Adventure Trail
Media Mentions


We would like to acknowledge the contributions and support of our Featured Partners for making many of our programmes a success