Conservation of Hawksbill Turtles & Painted Terrapins in Malacca | WWF Malaysia

Conservation of Hawksbill Turtles & Painted Terrapins in Malacca



The three main components of our project include:

Nesting Habitat & Egg Protection

This component aims to protect and manage the hawksbill turtle population in Malacca and their key habitats, through scientific and socially acceptable measures that can be sustained in the long-term by government, local communities, and other stakeholders. Read more...


Satellite Tracking of Hawksbill Turtles

WWF-Malaysia is using satellite telemetry to track hawksbills on the journey back to their feeding grounds. Marine turtles are only dependent on the beach for egg incubation and spend most of their lifetime in coastal waters, feeding in coral reefs. Read more...


Engaging Local Community towards Turtle Conservation

The programme uses the underlying theme "Turtles returning to My village" (Penyu Balik ke Kampung Halamanku) to engage the community in our turtle conservation efforts in Malacca. Read more...