National Environment Week has been celebrated at the Vale Eco Centre (VEC) since 2017, under the management of Ecotourism & Conservation Society Malaysia(ECOMY) throughout the week from Oct 21 to Oct 27 with the aim of promoting environmental education, to create an environmentally responsible platform, and to provide awareness about conservation and preservation of environment around the community. Today, 40 students & 5 teachers from Seri Selamat primary school, Sitiawan, P
Vale Eco Centre (VEC ) Volunteer Program 2019 is a special initiative under the management of Ecotourism and Conservation Society Malaysia (ECOMY ) aimed to give exposure to the students on volunteerism , motivations and opportunities in environmental conservation efforts. The program was attended by 30 students from SMK Seri Manjung. Today was the first meeting with the students who participated in the program. The agendas are introductions to the program, ice-breaking activ
KUALA LUMPUR, 1 June 2018. Andrew Sebastian can be found at the edge of rushing rivers in search of rare birds or deep in the forest mingling with the aboriginal folks in Malaysia, also called the orang asli, to get them to become environmental stewards. A Malaysian ecotourism expert and licensed nature/bird guide, Sebastian wears many hats. Sebastian is a co-founder of the Asian Bird Fair Network (ABF) and the Wild Bird Club Malaysia (WBCM). He is also the Co-Founder and CEO
Vale Academic Camp 2.0 was held this morning at Vale Eco Centre(VEC).
A total of 36 students and teachers from ACS Methodist Lumut primary school, attended to get exposure to the Vale Eco Centre and also to Vale Malaysia.
KUCHING: Malaysia has been selected as an Important Bird Area (IBA), according to Tourism Malaysia, deputy director-general Zulkifly Md Said. He said nearly 12,000 sites in 218 countries have been identified as IBAs and for a site to qualify as an IBA it must meet a standardised criteria based on the presence of species that are of worldwide conservation concern. “In our bid to promote and create awareness on Malaysia as a bird watching paradise, we will continue to participa
Malaysia has been selected as an Important Bird Area (IBA), said Tourism Malaysia deputy director-general Zulkifly Md Said. He said nearly 12,000 sites in 218 countries have been identified as IBAs. For a site to qualify as an IBA, it must meet a standardised criteria based on the presence of species that are of worldwide conservation concern. “In our bid to promote and create awareness on Malaysia as a bird watching paradise, we will continue to participate in International
KUCHING: The 10th Asian Bird Fair (ABF) attracted 120 foreign delegates from over 26 countries and 40 local agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) gathered to The foreign delegates were from Cambodia, Australia, Kenya, Mongolia, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Philippines, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain, United States of America, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, Uganda and Argentina. Along with the local participants, they came to explore unique and amazing resident birds of Saraw
For the first time, the 10th Asian Bird Fair (ABF) will be hosted in Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak. This will be the second time Malaysia is hosting this gathering of birders, NGOs and service providers from all around the world. Called the Land of Hornbills, Sarawak is also home to over 650 species of birds, 60 of which are endemic to the island of Borneo. This is among other reasons why ABF landed here this year. This superb event will be joined by delegates from Cam