Habitats / Sites

In the last 15 years, Malaysia has lost around 60,000 species of life forms a year as a result of natural areas being cleared to make way for development, logging, plantations, housing and various other human exploits.

As a result of this, habitat protection has become one of MNS’ major concerns and we have produced several key conservation documents which we are guided by. We also adhere to national policies such as the National Physical Plan and the National Policy on Biological Diversity.



Malaysia has a landmass of 32.86 million ha, of which about 54% (19.22 mill ha) is covered with forests…



Wetlands are classified as natural or artificial bodies of water that are static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt…



Malaysia’s coral reefs and white sandy beaches are hotspots for tourism and as a seafood source…