Limited edition shark badges on sale

In conjunction with the screening of the award-winning documentary Shark Girl on 10th September 2016 at GSC NU Sentral as part of the #myfinmylife campaign to help reduce the decline in shark population, the MNS Selangor Branch Marine Group is releasing a limited edition shark badge for sale.

The badge which sports a shark holding up a sign that reads “Don’t Eat Me!” was illustrated by 18-year-old Muhamad Sofi bin Juhari from Kelab Alami Mukim Tanjung Kupang (@KelabAlamiMukimTgKupang).

Kelab Alami members submitted six designs to the MNS Shark Girl organising committee comprising Marine Group members and MNS Partnerships and Marketing which voted on the winning design.

Kelab Alami is a local club run by kids of Tanjung Kupang district, Johor. It holds workshops & publishes newsletters about Johor’s marine heritage.

Proceeds from the sale of the 90 shark badges will benefit Kelab Alami and MNS Marine Group for its marine awareness activities.

If you wish to order the shark badges (Code: SB-DEM) at RM5/piece, please e-mail us.

The Malaysian premiere ofShark Girl was screened with the assistance of Golden Screen Cinemas, the MNS Selangor Branch Marine Group and Kaufmann Productions Pty Ltd.

 

 

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Limited stock tee-shirts

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Fins – Best on Sharks
RM 20/piece

Available size: Ladies: L (2 pieces)
Order code: T-FBOS-Ladies

 

 

Juvenile Shark
RM 15/piece

Available sizes: Children: L (14 pieces), XL (9 pieces)
Order code: T-JS-Kids

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Please contact us for purchasing details.

 

Mangroves of Peninsular Malaysia – a guide to commonly seen species

Guide cover for PA newsletter

Mangroves of Peninsular Malaysia – a guide to commonly seen species
RM 5
Order code: FG-MOPM

This handy reference is a perfect companion during a guided mangrove walk or an outing with friends and family.

The compact guide measuring 8.5 x 4 inches fits neatly in the palm of your hand. Unfold it into a beautiful double-sided full colour visual map of what’s amazing about our mangrove forests! Interested to see the plant that produces salt? Or the crab that climbs trees? Now see how many plants and animals you can spot with this helpful guide!

A year in the making, this guide wouldn’t be possible without the generous contribution of time, knowledge and photographs from academicians, photographers and MNS members of which the Marine Group would like to extend heartfelt thanks to: J.W.H. Yong, Chew Ming Yee, Andy Paul, Loh Wan Yeng, Wong Wee Liem, Terence Ang, and H.Y. Leong.

Published in March 2014 by the Malaysian Nature Society’s Marine Group (Selangor Branch) and retailing for RM5, you can buy your copies from Membership Officer Wee Chin at the Malaysian Nature Society’s headquarters at JKR 641, Jalan Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur.

As the guide is so compact, our references are listed below! If you have a smart phone QR reader app, take a snap shot of the QR codes below, and if you don’t have a phone that thinks it’s smart, then please see below the QR code for the references.

MangroveGuide2014-TextRefs

  1. Allen GR, Steene R (2003). Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Field Guide. Tropical Reef Research.
  2. Choudhury JK (1997). Sustainable management of coastal mangrove forest development and social needs. Mangroves and other coastal forests 6 (38.6) pp. 267-283.
  3. Leong HY, Hijjas A (2003). A Visitor’s Guide to Kuala Selangor Nature Park. Malaysian Nature Society Selangor Branch.
  4. Kainuma M, Collins L, Spalding M (2010) World Atlas of Mangroves. Earthscan.
  5. Yong JWH. Comparative Guide to Mangroves. National Institute of Education, Singapore.

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