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Lasal Asirvatham, Youth Outreach Champion posing with ...
Group with the Bata-sponsored WWF-Malaysia van
© WWF-Malaysia / Lasal Asirvatham
Aktiviti Pendidikan Alam Sekitar di Hutan Paya Laut Matang, Perak ...
Group photo with students.
Program Penghijauan Sekolah dengan kerjasama WWF-Malaysia.
Lasal Asirvatham sharing the message of conservation with students ...
Lasal Asirvatham teaching a group of students during a field trip.
© WWF-Malaysia/Salmiah Abu
Lasal Asirvatham sharing to students on the message of conservation ...
Lasal Asirvatham sharing on the message of conservation.
Lasal Asirvatham teaching students about mangrove and the message ...
WWF-Malaysia and our partners set up the Wildlife Protection Unit (WRU) to reduce poaching activities within the Belum-Temengor Forest Complex.
WWF-Malaysia, along with WWF-Indonesia and the Alliance of the Indigenous People of the Highlands in the Heart of Borneo collaborated to conserve the highlands and ecosystems for the benefit of the communities living here through sustainable agriculture, fair trade and ecotourism.
The Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 was passed in Parliament after six years of active advocacy and lobbying by WWF-Malaysia and partners.
The local womens’ group in Kampung Mangkok, Setiu that WWF-Malaysia helped established in 2007, was registered and formalised as a society known as PEWANIS. This signified a key milestone in WWF-Malaysia’s engagement to empower the local women as guardians and conservation champions of the wetlands
The Royal Intelligence Corps of Kem Terendak’s third Division Headquarters became the first military group to support WWF-Malaysia’s turtle protection efforts at Kem Terendak, Melaka.
The State Government of Terengganu announced its commitment to gazette a state park in Setiu Wetlands following continuous advocacy and lobbying by WWF-Malaysia and it’s partners. As a recognised stakeholder, WWF-Malaysia is currently involved in consultation and planning towards the gazettement via committees formed by the State Government.
WWF-Malaysia’s tiger and prey research, and advocacy contributed towards the gazettement of the Amanjaya Forest Reserve, a critical ecological corridor in the Belum-Temengor forest complex which is a priority site for tigers.
WWF-Malaysia’s ‘Environment and You’ project emphasised the integration of Environmental Education in the education system. Various Environmental Education teaching and learning materials were developed and currently shared in the Virtual Learning Environment of 1BestariNet, accessible to more than 10,000 schools.
WWF-Malaysia successfully advocated for the reclassification of lower Sugut Forest Reserve (8,680 hectares) from production to protection forest reserve (FR). Although relatively small, the FR contains rare and endangered forest types and has a small population of Orangutans that has survived for the past 30 years despite huge forest loss in the surrounding areas.
WWF-Malaysia engaged Majlis Bandaraya Petaling Jaya and Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam to take steps in minimising the adverse effects of climate change.
WWF signed an MoU with Sabah Forestry Department (SFD) to build capacity for their anti-poaching team called PROTECT. This team was set up in response to the evidence of poaching activities gathered by WWF’s patrolling activities and submitted to SFD, to highlight the threat of poaching. PROTECT is a turning point as enforcement against poaching has traditionally not been given a high priority by the department but left to the Sabah Wildlife Department (SWD).
WWF-Malaysia organised the Setiu Wetlands scientific expedition involving 49 researchers from 7 organisations covering 16 research topics. The expedition obtained pertinent data to strengthen scientific knowledge that facilitated further justification and guidance towards the gazettement and management of the proposed Setiu State Park.
The state government of Sabah officially established the largest marine park in Malaysia, Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) on 19 May 2016. WWF-Malaysia played a key role in the more than a decade-long journey towards gazettement.