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Conservation of Hawksbill Turtles & Painted Terrapins in Malacca

Regarded by many as the most beautiful of all marine turtles, due to the striking pattern of their shell, hawksbill turtles have been visiting Malacca’s beaches every year to nest. Read more...


Community based Turtle Conservation in Ma' Daerah

In a little known haven in Terengganu, with 1.7 km of beach and 70 hectares of flat sandy plains is Ma’ Daerah. This turtle rookery is tucked away in the east coast of Peninsular Malaysia between the towns of Kerteh and Paka. Ma’ Daerah, in the district of Kemaman, has been an important turtle nesting rookery for Green turtles since the 1980s and remains a safe haven for turtles. Read more...

Key Contacts

Lau Min Min
Team Leader, Conservation of Hawksbill Turtles & Painted Terrapins in Malacca Programme (Peninsular Malaysia)
Malacca Project Site Office
T: +606 385 1559

Rahayu Zulkifli
Programme Officer, Ma’ Daerah Turtle Conservation Programme (Peninsular Malaysia)
Ma' Daerah Project Site Office
Tel: +609 826 2242