Media & Resources

Part of our science communication strategy is to reach out to the general public, and this is achieved through publications on various print and online media and radio interviews.

If you could help promote our turtle conservation efforts and outreach programmes, please get in touch with us.

  1. It took a village to save river terrapins from going extinct! 22 October 2023. NST. Link.
  2. Over 800 People Gathered At Kemaman River To Release 300 River Terrapin Hatchlings. 11 October 2023. The Rakyat Post. Link.
  3. BLACKMORES Malaysia Partners with Watsons Malaysia to Promote Sustainable Health Supplements and Support Turtle Conservation. HealthMatters.com. Link.
  4. Coffee Bean Malaysia starts campaign to save painted terrapins. 8 June 2023. NST. Link.
  5. Reversing extinction for freshwater turtles in Malaysia. 16 June 2023. Photographers Without Borders. Link.
  6. Did You Know River Terrapins Are Called Tuntung Because Of The Sound The Females Make? 8 March 2023. The Rakyat Post. Link.
  7. Generating income from promoting terrapin, turtle conservation awareness. 7 March 2023. Bernama. Link.
  8. Hype Travel: Our Fabulous Club Med Cherating Vacay Left Us SHOOK! 16 January 2023. Hype.my. Link
  9. Kids design calendar to raise funds for turtle conservation. 3 December 2022. FMT. Link.
  10. Colouring book helps shed light on freshwater turtles. 5 August 2022. FMT. Link. [Buy book here]
  11. Kids can learn all about ‘turtle power’ in a fun way. 25 July 2022. The Star. Link. [Buy book here]
  12. "Zoo" brought to homes, cheers up children under MCO. 3 July 2021. Bernama/Malaysiakini. PDF.
  13. Youths come out of their shells to raise RM11,000 for terrapins. 21 March 2021. FMT. Link.
  14. Making a difference, together. 16 September 2020. The Star. Link.
  15. Stop consuming turtle eggs. 27 June 2020. The Star. Link.
  16. Shopee removes turtle eggs listings on platform after users complain on social media. 14 May 2020. The Star. Link.
  17. Adopt a sun bear or terrapin: Wildlife conservationists in Malaysia appeal for donations to ride out COVID-19 impact. 3 May 2020. Channel News Asia. Link.
  18. Helping turtles and women. 15 March 2020. NST. Link.
  19. Eco-warriors face dangers in the wild to protect turtle species. 23 February 2020. NST. Link.
  20. Giving terrapins a fighting chance. 11 January 2020. NST. Link.
  21. Perak Sultan praises boy who cares for turtles.18 December 2019. NST. Link.
  22. Malaysian NGO holds virtual run to raise funds for endangered river terrapins. 26 July 2019. Malay Mail. Link.
  23. The Roots & Shoots Malaysia Award promotes volunteerism in youths. 8 May 2019. Options The Edge. Link.
  24. Couple brought together, kept apart by their love for turtles. 2 March 2019. NST. Link.
  25. Retired Professor saving river terrapins. 2 March 2019. NST. Link.
  26. Run to raise awareness of plastic pollution. 10 January 2019. Options. Link.
  27. GIft of Hope. 23 December 2018. NST. Link.
  28. Shelling out for turtle conservation. 17 December 2018. AWANI Review.
  29. Wildlife explorer programme for kids. 20 November 2018. The Star. Link.
  30. Asia’s hunger for sand takes a toll on endangered species. 1 March 2018. Science magazine. Link.
  31. 13 years on, efforts to save Terengganu turtles continue for Pelf Nyok, Yuan Ying. 4 September 2017. NST. Link.
  32. Love is all we need. 1 January 2017. NST. Link.
  33. OSK Property cleans up Balok beach. 26 October 2016. The Star. Link.
  34. Terengganu turtles winning conservation war thanks to human hero. 7 October 2016. NST. Link.
  35. ‘Paper boat’ pollution on Perhentian Islands. 6 June 2016. FMT. Link.
  36. Terrapin conservation gains momentum in Kemaman. 25 May 2015. The Rakyat Post.
  37. Kembara Media 2014 goes to Terengganu. 22 November 2014. Sarawak Tribune.
  38. Rare river terrapins get a shot at survival. 20 October 2014. The Star. Link.
  39. Berjaya promotes turtle conservation. 22 August 2014. NST.
  40. Preserving Tioman's treasures. 12 July 2014. The Star. Link.
  41. No benefit in turtle eggs. 30 June 2014. The Sun. Link.
  42. Leo Burnett wins big with McDonald's and Turtle Conservation Society campaigns. 18 March 2014. The Malay Mail.
  43. Interactive billboards to shift consumers' minds. 23 January 2014. The Star. Link.
  1. Lebih 4,000 anak tuntung dilepaskan ke Sungai Kemaman. 19 Oktober 2023. Sinar Harian. Link.
  2. Pupuk kesedaran pulihara tuntung, penyu sambil jana pendapatan. 7 Mac 2023. Bernama. Link.
  3. Tuntung sungai semakin terancam. 13 Febuari 2023. Sinar Harian. Link.
  4. Laksana kajian terhadap kadar penetasan telur. 15 Oktober 2022. Astro Awani. Link.
  5. Konservasi tuntung sungai, spesies terancam kini jadi daya tarikan di Kg. Pasir Gajah, Kemaman. 12 Oktober 2022. DagangNews.com. Link.
  6. 7,000 telur tuntung sungai dieram. 11 Oktober 2022. Utusan Malaysia. Link.
  7. Buku kenali tuntung, kura-kura dan labi-labi diterbitkan. 20 Julai 2022. Utusan Malaysia. Link. [Beli buku di sini]
  8. Istimewa Majalah 3: Penjaga Tuntung Darul Iman. 21 Mei 2021. Majalah 3. Link.
  9. Racun tuba | Aktiviti tuba udang galah jejas hidupan sungai. 20 Februari 2021. Buletin TV3. Link.
  10. Tuba udang galah. 20 Februari 2021. Berita RTM. Link.
  11. Aktiviti tuba ikan, udang bimbangkan penduduk Pasir Gajah. 20 Februari 2021. Utusan Malaysia. Link.
  12. Penjaga Tuntung Darul Iman. 21 September 2020. Majalah 3. Link.
  13. Tuntung sungai diancam kepupusan. 13 Mei 2019. Bernama TV. Link.
  14. Penggunaan taut ancam tuntung. 15 Januari 2019. Sinar Harian. Link.
  15. Taut bahayakan tuntung. 14 Januari 2019. Sinar Harian. Link.
  16. Taut ancam tuntung. 14 Januari 2019. Harian Metro. Link.
  17. Mek Tuntung terima sijil pengiktirafan Commonwealth. 21 September 2018. Utusan Online.
  18. Sumbangan Mek Tuntung diiktiraf Ratu Elizabeth. 6 Julai 2018. Harian Metro.
  19. Tuntung makin pupus. 15 September 2015. Utusan Online.
  20. Populasi tuntung makin membimbangkan. 6 September 2015. Astro Awani. Link.
  21. Populasi tuntung di Kemaman diancam kepupusan - NGO. 6 September 2015. Berita Harian Online. Link.
  1. 龟类保育协会 甘马挽河释放300河龟. 15 October 2023. China Press. Link.
  2. 800“河龟守护者”见证 300小河龟回归甘马挽河. 10 October 2023. Sin Chew. Link.
  3. 大马龟类保育协会 放河龟回归大自然. 7 October 2023. China Press. Link.
  4. 马来西亚龟类保育协会 河龟释放活动. 5 October 2023. Sin Chew. Link.
  5. 疑寻找地方产卵, 西瓜龟被撞死。10 April 2021. China Press. Link.
  6. 【动物保育之一】野生动物濒临绝种,保育别太迟. 26 March 2020. Sin Chew. Link.
  7. 甘马挽港口华小40师生到访·龟类保育协会唤醒觉. 6 November 2019. Sin Shew. Link.
  8. English expedition group visits school for cultural exchange. 25 October 2019. China Press. Link.
  9. Conservation project that rescues endangered river terrapins. 28 May 2018. Nanyang Siang Pau. Link.
  10. I love turtles! Sinchew Jit Poh. 15 May 2015.
RESOURCES

DOWNLOAD

"Turtles of Malaysia" Brochure (PDF)

DOWNLOAD

Nature Discovery Trips 2019 (PDF)

DOWNLOAD

River Terrapin Infographic (PDF)

PURCHASE

"Turtles of Malaysia" Colouring Book