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Conservation project that rescues endangered river terrapins

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Recent Blog Posts / News

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.
OSK Property Cleans Up Balok Beach
OSK Property Cleans Up Balok Beach
The event which collected a massive 368kg of trash littering the stretch of 1km public beach fronting the TimurBay Sales Gallery and Swiss-Garden Resort Residences was jointly organised by OSK Property with OSK Foundation, Malaysian Nature Society (Pahang Branch) and Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia.
Terengganu turtles winning conservation war thanks to human hero
Terengganu turtles winning conservation war thanks to human hero
A concerted effort by the Turtle Conservation Society of Malaysia has helped save thousands of eggs and facilitated the release of thousands of hatchlings into Terengganu rivers.

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