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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Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve- Call for Suspension of Degazettement Process in light of COVID-19 Pandemic

SAVE KUALA LANGAT NORTH FOREST RESERVE FROM DE-GAZETTEMENT Degazettment process should be suspended in light of COVID-19 Pandemic For Immediate Release SELANGOR, 26 MARCH 2020: The Coalition for the Protection of Selangor’s Forests demands that the degazettement process for the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve be suspended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The current Movement […]

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Cancellation of Raptor Watch 2020 Public Event

Heading the order from the Malacca State Government on postponement and cancellation of mass public gatherings, we regret to announce that we will have to cancel the Raptor Watch event scheduled from 14th to 15th March 2020 due to COVID-19 concerns.  Although the public event has been called off, the raptor counting activity will proceed […]

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Raptor Watch 2020

Raptor Watch 2020 is flying back to the shores of Tanjung Tuan!  It will be held from 14-15 March 2020 (Saturday & Sunday) at the Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve. Malaysian Nature Society has thrilled many thousands of the public, educated many hundreds of school children in understanding nature and captivated the imagination of many bird watchers.. Click here […]

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Raptor Watch 2020

Raptor Watch 2020 is flying back to the shores of Tanjung Tuan!  It will be held from 14-15 March 2020 (Saturday & Sunday) at the Tanjung Tuan Forest Reserve. Malaysian Nature Society has thrilled many thousands of the public, educated many hundreds of school children in understanding nature and captivated the imagination of many bird watchers.. Click here […]

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Save the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve

In light of the recent proposal by the Selangor Forestry Department to degazette 97 % of the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve (KLNFR), MNS has joined forces with GEC and TrEES to form a Coalition for the Protection of Selangor’s Forests. Joining us in the coalition are Sahabat Alam Malaysia(SAM), Centre for Orang Asli Concerns […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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International Conference on Climate Change 2020 (ICCC 2020)

Special Announcement This is to inform you that Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) is a Strategic Partner for the 4th International Conference on Climate Change (ICCC 2020), which will be held from 27 th – 28 th February 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As the strategic partner, members of the Society will be getting special discount […]

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Ulu Muda 2019 Seminar

We welcome academics, researchers, nature activists and students to attend our seminar on 11 November 2019 at TH Hotel and Convention Centre, Alor Setar, Kedah. Please email ulumuda@mns.org.my for inquiries.

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SPEAK FOR THE ONES WITHOUT A VOICE

Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) is currently organizing an awareness campaign called “Speak for the Ones without a Voice”  at  Urban Environmental Education Hub, Mid Valley Megamall from 30 August to 2 September 2019. The campaign will feature many awareness activities such as Malayan Tiger Exhibition, Educational Game, Tree for Tigers Pledge and a Shadow Play Show entitled “Stories […]

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#WeStandByOurPlanet

Malaysian Nature Society is pleased to collaborate with Taylor and Francis Asia Pacific for #WeStandByOurPlanet Campaign Malaysia.Choose from a list of curated sustainability and conservation titles and for every unit of book sold during the campaign period from Malaysia, Taylor and Francis Asia Pacific will donate RM 3 to Malaysian Nature Society! This campaign begins […]

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MNS Branch Annual General Meeting 2019 – Join Us Now!!

Who Can Attend? All MNS members with valid subscription can attend the AGM.  If you are unsure of your membership status, send an email to Wee Chin at membership@mns.org.my to enquire further.   Why Attend? The branch AGM gives you a chance to vote for the new Branch Committee members 2019/2021. You will play a […]

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Ulu Muda Scientific Expedition 2019 – Pre-Registration

Malaysian Nature Society (MNS) has launched its latest Scientific Expedition focused at the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve at Sik Kedah on the 17th of February 2019.  Following up the launch, MNS  through the Kedah branch is organising the scientific expedition to Ulu Muda forests with the objectives to study and document the diversity, health, and […]

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MNS 72nd Annual General Meeting (AGM 2019) – Change of Venue

MNS AGM 2019 – CHANGE OF VENUE Please be informed that our Annual General Meeting (AGM) that was planned to be held in Kota Kinabalu Sabah on 14 September 2019 (SAT) will be rescheduled to take place in Kerteh Terengganu due to unforeseen circumstances. AGM Date  : 14 September 2019 (Saturday) AGM Time : 10 […]

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Anda Beli, Kami Derma

In conjunction with the Hari Raya festivities, Shell is donating every cent for every litre of petrol purchased to three charities including Malaysian Nature Society. Besides petrol, one cent for every RM1 spent at Shell Select will also be donated to the charities. The initiative is now in its fifth year and will take place for 10 […]

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MNS Hornbill Volunteer Programme 2019

In 2008 , MNS initiated the first Hornbill Volunteer Programme (HVP) as a form of citizen science with the twin objectives of: To conduct intensive daily monitoring of the globally Plain-pouched Hornbills in August and September; To provide opportunities for MNS members to be involved in hornbill conservation efforts ; and To foster relationships between […]

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