Plastic Pollution and Marine Biodiversity

This talk shop organised by Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum was highly educational, opening my eyes to the sad but true reality of the dismal state of marine debris and the harsh impacts on our marine biodiversity. (Marine debris/litter is any persistent, manufactured or processed solid waste material discarded, disposed of or abandoned in … Continue reading Plastic Pollution and Marine Biodiversity

World Turtle Day Virtual Open House – The Giant Eye-Witness: Time Travel to the Past

Turtle conservation is a significant part of Malaysia's National Biodiversity Policy today. However, this hasn't always been the case. Malaysia's commitment in protecting turtles today is a result of various lobbying efforts from turtle specialist, scientists and conservationists throughout the years. This session has brought together the first generation of sea turtle conservationist who set … Continue reading World Turtle Day Virtual Open House – The Giant Eye-Witness: Time Travel to the Past

LKCNHM Thursday Talk Shop 3: Plastic Pollution and Marine Biodiversity with Muhammad Reza Cordova from LIPI

This event discusses the impacts of plastics on our marine biodiversity, and what we as citizens can do to help mitigate the problem. According to studies, 7,000-250k metric tons in the ocean, 4.8-12.7 metric tonnes enters the ocean per year. Biodiversity lost, we need to understand its impacts and evaluate the solutions to mitigate. Top … Continue reading LKCNHM Thursday Talk Shop 3: Plastic Pollution and Marine Biodiversity with Muhammad Reza Cordova from LIPI

World Turtle Day Virtual Open House- Session 4: Sea Turtle Economy

By defining turtle economy as an area of the production, distribution and trade, as well as consumption of turtle related goods and services by different agents, we acknowledge the broader sense of human-turtle interactions. It therefore includes consumptive uses, i.e. trade of turtle parts, as well as non-consumptive uses such as tourism as well as … Continue reading World Turtle Day Virtual Open House- Session 4: Sea Turtle Economy