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on 23 Oct, 15:24

Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) 2017

Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) 2017
Past Event

MareCet’s Vice-Chairperson and Co-Founder, Fairul Jamal, will be at the Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival (KLEFF) for Session 1 Films on Marine and Wildlife Conservation on 29th October from 12pm to 2pm at Black Box, Publika. Fairul will be co-curating the session with the film maker of Zan to share about dugongs, marine mammals and marine conservation.

Watch the trailer of the feature film, Zan here: http://kleff.my/film/zan/

Films will be screened followed by the curation. Screening passes are available at http://kleff.my/screenings-passes/

We hope to see you there!

on 26 Sep, 19:24

A Day Out with Dolphins & Dolphin Researchers at MareCet

A Day Out with Dolphins & Dolphin Researchers at MareCet
Past Event

Here’s an opportunity to be out at sea for a one-day dolphin research experience with the MareCet Team in search of the dolphins and experience how dolphin research is conducted at one of our project sites in Matang, Perak. Spaces are limited. Email us at outreach.marecet@gmail.com for more information or to book a spot.

on 8 Sep, 17:36

Have YOUR Say: TN50 and the Future of Malaysia’s Natural Environment

Come voice YOUR aspirations for the future of Malaysia, next Friday, 15 September 2017, along with Dr Louisa Ponnampalam our very own TN50 Youth Ambassador, renowned sun bear conservationist Dr Wong Siew Te, Founder of the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC), the MareCet team and fellow environmentalists and conservationists. A light dinner will be served. If you’re going to join us, kindly RSVP to ask.marecet@gmail.com by 13 September 2017. Let’s build our nation, together!

on 6 Sep, 16:02

Johor MPA Seminar 2017 – Call for Papers

Johor MPA Seminar 2017 – Call for Papers
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CALL FOR PAPERS

HOLISTIC APPROACH TO MARINE PROTECTED AREAS –
TOWARDS SUSTENANCE AND CONSERVATION SUCCESS

9 – 10 October 2017

M-Suites Hotel, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

 

We are currently accepting abstract applications for the seminar on the holistic approach towards marine protected areas, in conjunction with Johor’s plans to gazette a new marine protected area aimed specifically designed to meet the needs of dugongs (Dugong dugon), the seagrass habitats, and local resource users. The focus of this 2-day seminar will be on the various aspects that enable sustainability of marine protected areas to fulfil its objectives. Papers may be presented as oral presentations or posters. We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues, students and greater network.

 

The seminar will encompass presentations and discussions on the following five topics:

  • Marine Protected Area Design and Management
    Topics relating to the design, administrative, and management considerations for MPAs
  • Research and Monitoring within Marine Protected Areas
    Topics relating to research areas, study methodologies, and monitoring methods.  Priority will be given to papers that explore novel concepts that are practicable in newly established MPAs.
  • Conservation Efforts in MPAs
    Topics relating to activities that generate on-the-ground impacts aimed at conservation of habitats, species, or community livelihood, with emphasis on enhancing the effects of an MPA’s establishment
  • Community Involvement in MPA Management
    Topics relating to incorporating community involvement in MPA management
  • Marine Protected Area Financing and Sustainability
    Topics relating to income generation geared towards a self-sustaining MPA.  Priority will be given to papers that explore novel concepts that are practicable in newly established MPAs.

 

To submit your abstract, please complete the attached submission form (Form A). Abstract must not exceed 250 words, with Calibri font size 11. Please e-mail the completed abstract submission form to johormpaseminar@gmail.com by 11 September 2017 at the latest, stating “Abstract – Johor MPA Seminar 2017” in the e-mail subject title.

The abstract acceptance results will be communicated to participants by 15 September 2017.

 

To register for the seminar, please complete Form B and submit it to the Seminar Secretariat at johormpaseminar@gmail.com along with proof of fee payment.

 

Seminar registration fees are as follows:

  • Student               RM50
  • Non-student      RM200

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline                  11 September 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance         15 September 2017
  • Seminar registration deadline                  30 September 2017

If your abstract is accepted, you will be responsible for your own travel arrangements, including fulfilling any visa requirements, as necessary. Special hotel room rates for those wishing to stay at the seminar venue are available:

(Please book directly with the hotel at http://www.m-suites.com and quote the code “Seminar PTNJ”)

  • Studio Suite (single/double)       RM190/night
  • Junior Suite (single/double)        RM290/night
  • Premier Suite (single/double)    RM290/night

 

For more enquiry, please email to johormpaseminar@gmail.com.

Thank you.

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on 6 Sep, 15:49

Seminar on the Holistic Approach to Marine Protected Areas – Towards Sustenance and Conservation Succcess

Seminar on the Holistic Approach to Marine Protected Areas – Towards Sustenance and Conservation Succcess
Past Event
9 Oct - 10 Oct
9:00 - 18:00

 CALL FOR PAPERS

HOLISTIC APPROACH TO MARINE PROTECTED AREAS –
TOWARDS SUSTENANCE AND CONSERVATION SUCCESS

9 – 10 October 2017

M-Suites Hotel, Johor Bahru, Malaysia

 

We are currently accepting abstract applications for the seminar on the holistic approach towards marine protected areas, in conjunction with Johor’s plans to gazette a new marine protected area aimed specifically designed to meet the needs of dugongs (Dugong dugon), the seagrass habitats, and local resource users. The focus of this 2-day seminar will be on the various aspects that enable sustainability of marine protected areas to fulfil its objectives. Papers may be presented as oral presentations or posters. We encourage you to share this information with your colleagues, students and greater network.

 

The seminar will encompass presentations and discussions on the following five topics:

  • Marine Protected Area Design and Management
    Topics relating to the design, administrative, and management considerations for MPAs
  • Research and Monitoring within Marine Protected Areas
    Topics relating to research areas, study methodologies, and monitoring methods.  Priority will be given to papers that explore novel concepts that are practicable in newly established MPAs.
  • Conservation Efforts in MPAs
    Topics relating to activities that generate on-the-ground impacts aimed at conservation of habitats, species, or community livelihood, with emphasis on enhancing the effects of an MPA’s establishment
  • Community Involvement in MPA Management
    Topics relating to incorporating community involvement in MPA management
  • Marine Protected Area Financing and Sustainability
    Topics relating to income generation geared towards a self-sustaining MPA.  Priority will be given to papers that explore novel concepts that are practicable in newly established MPAs.

 

To submit your abstract, please complete the attached submission form (Form A). Abstract must not exceed 250 words, with Calibri font size 11. Please e-mail the completed abstract submission form to johormpaseminar@gmail.com by 15 September 2017 at the latest, stating “Abstract – Johor MPA Seminar 2017” in the e-mail subject title.

The abstract acceptance results will be communicated to participants by 15 September 2017.

 

To register for the seminar, please complete Form B and submit it to the Seminar Secretariat at johormpaseminar@gmail.com along with proof of fee payment.

 

Seminar registration fees are as follows:

  • Student               RM50
  • Non-student      RM200

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline                  15 September 2017
  • Notification of abstract acceptance         22 September 2017
  • Seminar registration deadline                  30 September 2017

If your abstract is accepted, you will be responsible for your own travel arrangements, including fulfilling any visa requirements, as necessary. Special hotel room rates for those wishing to stay at the seminar venue are available:

(Please book directly with the hotel at http://www.m-suites.com and quote the code “Seminar PTNJ”)

  • Studio Suite (single/double)       RM190/night
  • Junior Suite (single/double)        RM290/night
  • Premier Suite (single/double)    RM290/night

 

For more enquiry, please email to johormpaseminar@gmail.com.

Thank you.

 

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on 26 Jun, 17:48

MareCet @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre This Weekend

MareCet @ 1 Utama Shopping Centre This Weekend
Past Event

MareCet is going to be at 1 Utama Shopping Centre, at Lower Ground (LG) Rainforest (near the fish-feeding pond), THIS weekend (27th & 28th June)!

We are fundraising for our work on research and conservation of marine mammals and also fundraising to help us get to San Francisco this December to present our work at the 21st Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals (https://www.marinemammalscience.org/conference/). Needless to say, our aim this weekend is also to raise awareness on marine mammals in Malaysia and promote marine conservation.

So come on down and show us some love and support! We hope to see you there!

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