“No man has ever seen a turtle climbing the wall. In order to do the things which are impossible for you, you need to change yourself, and better still, transform yourself into something new!”

– Mehmet Murat ildan

“Oh, a very useful philosophical animal, your average tortoise. Outrunning metaphorical arrows, beating hares in races… very handy.”

– Terry Pratchett

ARTICLES

How can plastic and straws kill turtles?

How can plastic and straws kill turtles?

Approximately 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year with 8 million tons of them being thrown into the open ocean, making up 80% of known debris in our waters.

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.”

– Muhammad Ali

“Our generation has the ability and the responsibility to make our ever-more connected world a more hopeful, stable and peaceful place.”

– Natalie Portman

OUR PROGRAMMES

Replacing fear with curiosity

Replacing fear with curiosity

A former intern recalls her fear for animals and how despite that, she joined TCS for a month, and found that she thoroughly enjoyed the experience!

Terrapin Independence Day 2016

Terrapin Independence Day 2016

To celebrate Terrapin Independence Day 2016, we have lined up various activities for both adults and children. Come join us on the 24-25th September weekend!

Overcoming the devils in my head

Overcoming the devils in my head

At times, I practiced the talk several times and improved on my presentation skills, after all, I’d be talking to a group of 11-year-old students! I was excited and nervous at the same time!

An eye-opening experience leading a big group of students

An eye-opening experience leading a big group of students

A day before the 2D1N programme, I had a fear of facing the big group of students and I was worried that I might forget any of the duties that were assigned to me. I kept thinking to myself, “Cabita, you can do it. Do it with full confidence and always be aware of the critical situations that you might face during the programme.”

My first tour guiding experience!

My first tour guiding experience!

“A few days before the trip, I was so afraid that I might not be able to lead and meet the expectations of the TDT participants! I searched for information regarding turtles and terrapins from the “almighty internet” to prepare myself for any questions that might be raised by the participants.”

“This is what really happened, reported by a free press to a free people. It is the raw material of history; it is the story of our own times.”

– Henry Steel Commager

NEWS ARCHIVE

‘Stop consuming turtle eggs’

‘Stop consuming turtle eggs’

While the current peak nesting season is seeing a rise in turtle eggs, conservation groups are urging Malaysians to take a pledge to stop putting turtle eggs on their plates.

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.