Appreciation of Wetlands Seminar at Kampung Linting, Johor

KEJORA (South East Johor Development Authority) together with Wetlands International Malaysia co-organised a seminar to raise the awareness of key stakeholders on the Linting Wetlands. […]

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Ayer Hitam Forest Reserve Peat Fish Survey

Peat swamp forests are nature’s treasure trove. Despite their harsh living conditions, a wide variety of endemic plants and animals are to be found in […]

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Waterbird Population Estimates Database

The Waterbird Population Estimates (WPE) online database provides current and historic estimates, trends and 1% thresholds for over 800 waterbird species and 2300 biogeographic populations worldwide. This project has been developed by Wetlands International with the support of Environment Canada and the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands.

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Restoration of coastal hydrology at Tanjung Piai, Malaysia

Wetlands International Project looked into the problems with erosion in Tanjung Piai which was designated as a Ramsar site in 2003. The coastal mangroves are an important landmark of Malaysia: the most southern tip of the Asian Continent.

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Ecotourism in Sedili Kechil

The wetlands of Sedili are among the best remaining examples of wetlands in the country with distinct gradation of riverine vegetation and freshwater swamp forests and rich of wildlife. It is a very attractive area for tourists and hence where sustainable ecotourism can strongly contribute to local livelihoods.

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Sustaining mangroves with communities in Sedili Kecil, Johor, Malaysia

In Sedili Kecil, Johor, Malaysia, we aim to raise awareness on the importance of the conservation of mangrove forests among local communities. We also encourage their involvement in rehabilitating mangroves and strengthening their capacity to implement techniques for sustainable use and monitor the mangroves.

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Brunei Peat Swamp Forest Biodiversity Assessment

The rarely visited country of Brunei Darussalam is a green gem on the rapidly deforesting island of Borneo. Much of Brunei is still covered in peat swamp or mangrove forest, which is in stark contrast to the situation in other countries within the region. These forests are rich with species of plants and animals, but face threats due to development, peat drainage and fires.

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Royal Selangor Golf Club Constructed Wetlands

The Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC) is a large area of greenery in the middle of an urban environment. The total area is about 122 […]


Biodiversity Of The Sedili Kechil Wetlands

A guidebook on rich and diverse biodiversity at Sedili Kechil, Johor


A quick scan of peatlands in Malaysia

Malaysia, comprising the regions of Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak supports some of the most extensive tropical peatlands in the world.