Tapir Talks Webminar – Current Status of Biodiversity in Malaysia Part II

  Dear MNS members, We’re pleased to announce the continuation of the Tapir Talks public forum series ONLINE, with Tapir Talks 5.0 happening on Wednesday 12 August 2020, 10am-12pm. You are cordially invited to join in this free session, themed “Current State of Biodiversity in Malaysia: Part II”, moderated by MNS President Prof. Dr. Ahmad […]

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Join our Webminar – Your role to save Malayan Tiger

Global Tiger Day is celebrated every year on July 29th as a way to raise awareness about this magnificent but endangered big cat. The day was founded in 2010, when the 13 tiger range countries including Malaysia, came together to create Tx2 – the global goal to double the number of wild tigers by the year 2022. Join our World Tiger Day 2020 Facebook […]

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73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM)

We are pleased to inform you that the 73rd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Malaysian Nature Society will be held on the following date and venue: Date : 12 September 2020 (Saturday) Time : 10am Venue: Online Meeting If you wish to attend this first ever online AGM, please click “Register here” button below Register […]

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Malaysian Nature Society Launches Online Environmental Classroom

Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) as the oldest environmental conservation and education NGO in the country, launches its very first online nature classes called the ‘Natural  Classroom’ for children of age 7-12, today. MNS is celebrating its 80th Anniversary this year and continues to promote to the public the understanding of Nature and the natural  environment […]

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Forest Reserve Degazetted For Planting Oil Palm

The degazettement of 2,432 ha of Belara Forest Reserve, Terengganu, in 2017, for the conversion into oil palm plantation, was recently discovered by MNS Terengganu Branch.  Wong Chee Ho, MNS Terengganu Branch Chair, was interviewed by BFM on 18 June 2020 to share about the recent discovery and potential impacts and repercussions of the degazettement […]

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Cancellation of Hornbill Volunteer Program 2020

The Malaysian Nature Society is sad to announce that due to ongoing restrictions and risks over Covid-19, our MNS Hornbill Volunteer Programme involving the Orang Asli community in Belum-Temengor, which was due to run in August and September, has been cancelled for 2020. However, the plain-pouched hornbill count, which goes towards our long-term MNS Hornbill […]

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Celebrate the World Firefly Day: 7-8 July 2020

This year’s theme is Hope Rising giving hope to humanity and fireflies during the Covid crisis. We will celebrate a virtual WffD 2020 with fun activities. This year we have a joint activity with Kasetsart University Thailand. For participation in the fun activities, please refer to the activities listed below. The MNS President will give a launch speech […]

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GETTING OTTERLY INVOLVED FOR WORLD OTTER DAY

KUALA LUMPUR, 18 June 2020: This global pandemic has caused a massive number of mass gathering events to be cancelled to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. But, let World Otter Day alleviate some of the uneasiness and racing thoughts. Not only does this small, furry carnivore have one of the top appearances for […]

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NATURAL CLASSROOM IS BACK

Hello Parents, Teachers & Guardians, Greetings & Salam Sejahtera from Nature Education Centre, Let your kids continue learning about our natural environment despite COVID-19 crisis worldwide! Nature Education Centre (NEC) by FRIM & Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) is opening a series of Online Classes, called NATURAL CLASSROOM! We will be learning about animals, plants and […]

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Help end the threat posed by Asia’s wild bird trade – to both nature and our health

The COVID-19 pandemic is a terrible but timely reminder that human health is tightly interlinked with the fate of wild animals trapped and sold in trade markets around the world. With your help we can bring an end to illegal and unsustainable wild bird trade practices in Asia, where we are currently working. We have […]

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How much protected areas worth?

How much protected areas worth? Help us to let the government know by taking the survey here : https://bit.ly/TouristSurveyMPA

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Terengganu Loses it Natural Heritage!

MALAYSIAN NATURE SOCIETY TERENGGANU BRANCH   PRESS RELEASE  June 5, 2020 CONTACT: MNS Terengganu Branch Chairperson Mr. Wong  Chee  Ho cheeho04@yahoo.com 012-3639654 Terengganu Loses it Natural Heritage! World Environment Day 2020 with the theme ‘Biodiversity’ takes place on Friday June 5. Malaysia is one of 17 mega biodiversity countries in the world. And within Malaysia, Terengganu […]

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MNS Safe Working Procedures – PREVENTION OF COVID-19 AT WORKPLACE

In the effort to prevent the spreading of COVID-19 at workplace, MNS has developed our own SOP and it is MANDATORY for MNS staff to apply this SOP as new norm. To download full SOP document please click the button below: Download Here

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A Global Perspective on Firefly Extinction Threats

Insect declines and their drivers have attracted considerable recent attention. Fireflies and glowworms are iconic insects whose conspicuous bioluminescent courtship displays carry unique cultural significance, giving them economic value as ecotourist attractions. Despite evidence of declines, a comprehensive review of the conservation status and threats facing the approximately 2000 firefly species worldwide is lacking. We […]

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World Otter Day 2020 Contest

  For all nature lovers! In conjunction with World Otter Day 2020, MNS is organizing OTTER theme contests with the aim to raise awareness among public on protecting, conserving and caring for otters. Join our #worldotterday contests now to be in the running to win awesome merchandises from MNS and gifts! For registration, please click […]

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MY Garden Birdwatch 2020 – 6th & 7th June 2020

In conjunction of International Day of Biological Diversity, 22 May 2020, we would like to invite you to participate in our MY Garden Birdwatch project this year! MY Garden Birdwatch (MYGB) is a non-profit project run by the Bird Conservation Council of the Malaysian Nature Society, sustained by volunteers of various backgrounds who have a […]

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CONSERVE COASTAL WETLANDS FOR MIGRATORY BIRD SPECIES

KUALA LUMPUR, 9 May 2020: The Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) is calling for the government and citizens to protect migratory bird species by better preserving their natural habitat in the country’s coastal wetlands. In conjunction with World Migratory Bird Day on 9th May, with the theme “Birds connect our world”, MNS wants Malaysians to fully […]

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World Tapir Day 2020

A star in black & white ( Excerpt from Malaysian Naturalist Vol 68-1) It’s black and white, but being the shy creature that it is , the Tapir (Tapiridae) is not as much in the limelight as the cuddly panda, despite being celebrated on its own World Tapir Day on 27 April. This herbivorous mammal […]

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Save Ulu Muda Forest with MNS

WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT: HELP MALAYSIA SUSTAIN ITS RICE BOWL RESOURCES BY SAVING ULU MUDA FOREST, KEDAH! Ulu Muda Forest in Kedah is an important rain water catchment area to the country as it supplies water to the Pedu, Muda and Ahning dams. These dams yield clean water to 3 northern states of Kedah, Perlis and Pulau Pinang, […]

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COVID-19 Announcement

With regards to the Covid-19 Nationwide Movement Restrictions Order by  the Malaysian Government , MNS headquarters will be temporarily closed from 18th March to  28th April 2020. All staff members will be working from home during the duration. For urgent enquiries please email mns@mns.org.my. Kindly  note that all our phone lines will not be operational during this […]

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