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on 8 Sep, 17:36

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

Have YOUR Say: TN50 and the Future of Malaysia’s Natural Environment
Past Event
15 Sep
19:00 - 22:00
Third Wave Cafe @ NEXUS Bangsar South

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
Upcoming Event
9 Oct - 10 Oct
9:00 - 18:00
M Suite Hotel

 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
27 Jun - 28 Jun
10:00 - 22:00
1 Utama Shopping Centre

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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on 15 Apr, 19:33

SiGHTiNGS! – MareCet’s Newsletter 2015

SiGHTiNGS! – MareCet’s Newsletter 2015
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Dear friends of MareCet,

We are pleased to inform you that the 2015 issue of our annual newsletter, SiGHTiNGS! is now ready for your reading pleasure! This issue is dedicated to our current work on dugong conservation in Johor. The newsletter contains news about all our activities and happenings in 2014, our current projects, and what’s in store for 2015.

To obtain a PDF copy, please send your request to us at partner.marecet@gmail.com.

SiGHTiNGS! Issue 3 cover

Thank you for your continued support of our efforts, and good day.

Sincerely,
The MareCet team

on 1 Jul, 00:26

Fun workshop on guiding for whale & dolphin exhibition

Fun workshop on guiding for whale & dolphin exhibition
Past Event Volunteer!
5 Jul - 6 Jul
All Day
Knock Knock Cafe

MareCet is seeking for volunteer guides we term as FLEX PILOTS.

FLEX = Langkawi Dolphin FLoating EXhibition

Come learn all about becoming a FLEX pilot for when our awesome semi-interactive exhibition on whales and dolphins launches on a floating pontoon in Langkawi sometime in late 2014! The workshop is intended to guide volunteer FLEX Pilots on what to do and what to expect as a guide in the exhibition.

It’ll be a fun and enriching experience, and for tourism management and hospitality degree students, this is a perfect chance to hone your skills and put this on your CV!

So come and join us!

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