Protect habitat of big cats this Year of the Tiger

THE public can play a proactive role in protecting the habitat of wildlife, especially that of tigers, says a conservationist. Ecotourism and Conservation Society Malaysia (Ecomy) president and chief executive officer Andrew Sebastian said with this year being the Year of the Tiger, the public should get more involved directly, or indirectly. He said it […]

FMT: Environmentalist shocked by Zuraida’s ‘bizarre, ignorant’ orangutan claim

PETALING JAYA: An environmentalist has expressed shock over plantation industries and commodities minister Zuraida Kamaruddin’s “bizarre and ignorant” claim that orangutans kill people when they see them. Ecotourism and Conservation Society of Malaysia (Ecomy) president Andrew Sebastian said he was appalled by Zuraida’s lack of knowledge and that her claim did a disservice both to […]

International Birds Day Survey

ECOMY is planning to celebrate the beautiful birds of the world by marking a special day as the INTERNATIONAL BIRD DAY. The proposed date is every 28th of February. What say you? Yay or Nay? To kick start the survey, there will be a webinar on Wednesday, 8.30pm. Please join our Advisor, Irshad Mubarak and […]

ExpoDubai: Malaysia as an ecotourism destination

Join ECOMY President & CEO live today from ExpoDubai as he presents and promotes Malaysia as an ecotourism destination with birds, other wildlife and ecotourism resources. Join FB live:

Flood Hit Orang Asal Too

It’s the season to be merry as we countdown to Christmas and the New Year celebration. But this year has been a rough and tough year for many due to the Covid19 pandemic and the massive floods in many parts of our country. The phenomenon of the flood this year is huge and hit many […]

The SoWild series of “Art Meets Conservation”

In conjunction with World Wildlife Conservation Day 4th December 2021 today, three local entities came together to unveil a new pioneer programme aimed at creating awareness and the love for nature conservation through art! The SoWild series of ‘Art Meets Conservation’ kicked off at ZooTaiping & Night Safari with the first workshop series dedicated to […]

State of Sarawak Map: No Easing Up On Concessions for Timber, Oil Palm, Wood Fibre

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 –The map of Sarawak as seen through the latest Global Forest Watch (GFW) indicates that the state’s economy will continue to revolve around the exploitation of its natural resources, with new and more allocations of concessions for logging, oil palm cultivation and wood fibre. Half of the state is covered by […]