Nature

Creating Rain Forest out of Palm Oil Plantages

7th July 2019

by Uwe Fischer | In a pilot project started in March 2019, scientists in collaboration with Borneo‘s forestry authorities proposed to convert palm oil plantations into rainforests. Lessons learned from this could then be used […]

Nature

Birdwatching in Malaysia

28th June 2019

Story and photos by Nic Falconer | With almost 30 percent of the world’s bird species having a home in Malaysia, it’s no wonder bird-watchers are flocking here from all over the world. Between September and […]

Nature

Preserving Marine Life

23rd January 2018

by Uwe Fischer // The Turtle Watch Camp is located on Tengah Island, about seven nautical miles from Mersing, Malaysia. The private island also hosts the Batu Batu resort and is the perfect hideaway for […]

Nature

An Ocean in KL

11th May 2016

There is no denying that Kuala Lumpur has a lot to offer for the shopaholics and business frenzies. However, it should be noted that this city also has a spot specially for the nature enthusiasts. […]

Nature

Save the Turtles!

23rd January 2016

by Nur Afiqah Azizan There are seven species of marine turtles throughout the world and Malaysia has been home to four of them. However, of late, there has been a great decline in the return […]

Culture

Island In The Sun

19th January 2016

The slogan of the holiday paradise offshore the Malaysian West Coast couldn’t be more aptly: “one island, one resort” reads the advertisement of the Pangkor Laut Resort with its luxury chalets and villas that have been built around the […]

ASEAN

Highlights at the Expo 2015

12th November 2015

Cultural performances, cooking demonstrations, fashion shows, dance lessons and so much more: the Malaysian show program at the EXPO 2015 in Milan, Italy, was never short of attractions. No wonder that more than 3 million […]