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Firefly Pals – TCS World Firefly Day Online Quiz

On the 1st July 2018, we organised another online quiz in conjunction with the inaugural World Firefly Day. A total of 50 participants registered for the quiz. Following are the answers to all the questions.

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TCS – World Environment Day 2018 Online Quiz
TCS – World Environment Day 2018 Online Quiz
On the 10th June 2018, we organised an online quiz in conjunction with World Environment Day. A total of 116 participants registered for the quiz, and 23 participants submitted their answers within the 30-minute time-frame. Following are the answers to all the questions.
Conservation project that rescues endangered river terrapins
Read the article on Nanyang Siang Pau website.
Vera Nieuwenhuis’ photos help bring awareness to endangered turtles
Vera Nieuwenhuis’ photos help bring awareness to endangered turtles
Ms. Vera Nieuwenhuis is a professional photographer based in New York. She recently spent two weeks with us in Kemaman, Malaysia, to photodocument our river terrapin research, conservation, education and outreach activities. Upon her return to New York, Ms. Vera was interviewed by her church, and she recalled her experiences while in Malaysia. Read Ms. Vera's interview with the Old First Reformed Church in Booklyn, New York here.
13 years on, efforts to save Terengganu turtles continue for Pelf Nyok, Yuan Ying
13 years on, efforts to save Terengganu turtles continue for Pelf Nyok, Yuan Ying
All these was possible through the efforts of women like Chen Pelf Nyok and Tan Yuan Ying from the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia.
Love is all we need
Love is all we need
The year has seen us forge great relationships with local communities which was instrumental in the success and growth of our project. It proves that we simply can’t do without community engagement. Conservation isn’t solely an endeavour by NGOs alone, we need the help of the local community to really make a difference. To put it succinctly, conservation is a task for everyone.

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  1. We are looking for volunteers to assist in our river terrapin conservation project, Feb/March 2018. Inquire within!