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on 6 May, 22:38

A Day Out with Dolphins & Dolphin Researchers at MareCet

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

Our next excursion with dolphins and dolphin researchers in Kuala Sepetang, Perak is happening 20 May 2018! The excursion provides an opportunity for participants to be out at sea with our dolphin researcher team in search of the dolphins and experience how dolphin research is conducted at one of our project sites.

For bookings and enquiries, kindly email us at outreach.marecet@gmail.com. We look forward to welcoming you onboard our trip, which enables us to share a piece of our work with you and also helps to keep our work going 🙂

on 9 Mar, 15:50

Pulau Sibu Nature Excursion with MareCet

Pulau Sibu Nature Excursion with MareCet
Past Event

We’re so excited to finally launched our first dates for a Nature Excursion to Pulau Sibu, Johor on 28 Apr – 1 May 2018!

The island is located off the east coast of Johor, an hour south of Mersing Town, and it is the area where we have been conducting our dugong research and conservation work since 2014. And now, we want to share its beauty with you in a fun, engaging and educational manner!

The island is remote and still relatively undeveloped, hence a lot of its original beauty is still preserved. It is the only place in Peninsular Malaysia where dugongs are reliably found, therefore we deem the area as a last stronghold for these gentle sea cows and is currently under consideration to be gazetted as a Dugong Sanctuary. It is also one of the last few islands in Peninsular Malaysia where traditional kampungs and kampung living still exists. For this excursion, we will engage the local islanders in their services, providing them with a livelihood income and also tapping into their local ecological and cultural knowledge of the area. We will also tap into our scientific knowledge based on the research we’ve been conducting in the area. A teaser video of the trip can be viewed here.

Kindly contact us at outreach.marecet@gmail.com or call us at 011-15776802 for any further enquiries. We hope you’ll consider joining us on this excursion and/or help us publicize this excursion to your contacts.

#excursion #island

on 9 Jan, 16:04

A Day Out With Dolphins & Dolphin Researchers

A Day Out With Dolphins & Dolphin Researchers
Past Event

We are having our first trip of 2018 for a one-day dolphin research experience with the MareCet Team at the end of this month! If you wish to be out at sea in search of the dolphins and experience how dolphin research is being conducted at our project site, email us at to book a spot or enquire for more information! Spaces are limited.

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!

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