Posts Tagged ‘Malaysian Nature Society’


Sarawak Bird Race

Sarawak Bird Race

Bird lovers are in for a treat this month as Sarawak will organise a Sarawak Bird Race this coming 29th till 30th October 2011. This year is the fourth year that it is being held and it promises more fun and activities for everyone to enjoy. Aptly themed ‘Because Birds are Important’, this year’s Bird Race is jointly organised by Borneo Highlands Resort together with Malaysian Nature Society and Permai Rainforest Resort. Their aim is to promote bird watching and educate the people on the importance of the birds’ preservation to the environment.

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Festival of Wings 2011

Festival of Wings 2011

It is that time of the year again where our winged friends embark on their long journey from colder homes heading to warmer climates. This annual event is organised to promote the importance of the birds as a natural indicator of the planet Earth’s health. Bird lovers can expect to see dozens of species of our feathered friends stopping by en route to their destinations.

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Nature Guide to Chenderoh Lake

Nature Guide to Chenderoh Lake

Some people may find that the best time to travel around Malaysia is during the off-peak season. There is certainly less people flocking to the tourist hot spots, hotel accommodations are way cheaper and the traffic jams are almost non-existent. Though these factors may be among the many that a person takes into consideration when planning a holiday, the one main factor that most people dread is the question of where to go for a holiday.

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MNS Visit to Berembun Forest Reserve

MNS Visit to Berembun Forest Reserve

Jungle trekking is not always about exploring the wild jungles like the Amazon. One does not need to go specifically go to a national park just to experience a connection with Mother Nature. There is another option that may be equally as challenging and exciting as the wild jungles, and that is the forest reserves located around Malaysia.

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MNS Nature Talk: Things Coming Ashore

MNS Nature Talk: Things Coming Ashore

Malaysia is well known for its wildlife, both on land and in its waters. While more renowned species like tigers and turtles are often better known to the public, lesser known animals also play important roles in the ecosystem that they live in. One such creature is an odd looking fish called the mudskipper. Mudskippers are quite common all around Malaysia, and large numbers of these fishes can be seen happily gliding and skipping around the mud flats of the coastal regions of Malaysia. Many Malaysians do not give these creatures a second glance, although there has been renewed interest in them in recent years.

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MNS-FRIM-Shell Nature Education Centre Children’s Camp

MNS-FRIM-Shell Nature Education Centre Children’s Camp

As Malaysia develops into an industrial nation, people become more accustomed to technology and advancements. Electronic gadgets that were once available to select few are now mainstream necessities that we all depend on.

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