WALLACE PROJECT
Digitising Malaysian specimens with the Natural History Museum in London

ECOMY is proud and honoured to be in partnership with Yayasan Hasanah (Khazanah) in a project entitled 'Bringing Back Malaysia's Natural Heritage Held Overseas (Wallace's Type Collection & Malaysian Collection) in Digital Format'.

We have successfully signed a MoU with technical partner, the British Natural History Museum earlier today with the targeted minimum 5,000 specimens to be secured. An amazing endeavour for Malaysia.

Malaysian dragonflies, beetles, grasshoppers and crickets are being digitised for research.

Museum digitisation specialists are working with Ecotourism and Conservation Society Malaysia (ECOMY).

The team is aiming to digitise representative specimens for 5,000 species across a range of taxonomic groups.

The focus will be on insects such as damselflies, dragonflies, praying mantids, grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, stick insects,...

Team ECOMY, Natural History Museum, London has VIP visitors from the Yayasan Hasanah delegation led by Yayasan Chairman himself Tan Sri Md Nor Md Yusof, Board of Trustee Members Ms Caroline Russell, Ms Shahira Bazari and Ms Ivy Wong.

Thank you to Museum Director Sir Michael Dixon, Prof Ian Owens (Dir of Science), Claire Valentine (Head of Life Sciences Collection), Helen Hardy (Digital Collections Programme Manager) & Laurence...

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