Posts Tagged ‘MNS’


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 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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Frolic with the Frogs

Frolic with the Frogs

Frogs. There are no two takes on this little amphibian. One either likes this cute and unique animal or find it too squeamish for their liking. Though frogs may not be as cute and cuddly like rabbits or as handsome as a horse, it still possesses certain qualities which makes it appealing to some individuals. Frogs also often appear as cute and adorable creatures in children’s shows or fairy tales such as Sesame Street and The Princess and the Frog. Game characters like Kero Kero Keroppi, the little green frog from the Sanrio Hello Kitty series, is now a popular soft toy with its own bedsheets and bedroom slippers.

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