Environment

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Focus Area Aspiration

Stop further degradation and defragmentation of critical sites in the Central Forest Spine (CFS) through advocacy, community led action and civil society initiatives

Our Priorities In Environment

STRENGTHENING MALAYSIA’S CAPACITY AND CAPABILITY IN CONSERVATION

We aim to strengthen Malaysia’s capacity and capability in conserving rainforest, freshwater and marine ecosystem from further degradation through building and supporting the enabling environment for conservation programme to thrive and grow including exploring innovative and new financing mechanism.

A river within the Central Forest Spine (CFS) which is also a common route for elephant crossing

ENHANCING MALAYSIA’S GREEN GROWTH DEVELOPMENT

We aim to strengthen Malaysia’s ability to move towards a climate-resilience and low carbon emission pathways through building of environmental consciousness, conserving of natural heritage through innovative media and environmental education. Embedding such green practices into national development plans, strategies and policies would be in in collaboration with partners especially local communities, civil society partners organizations, private sector and public institutions.

Promoting green practices such as Payment for Ecosystem Services is one of the ways to support Malaysia’s green growth agenda in creating innovative and new economic mechanism for conservation of natural resources

Mantanani, a small island inhabited by mostly the Bajau Laut people, is a popular holiday destination, but its delicate marine environment is under threat by unsustainable fishing practices and tourism

Changing behaviour is a long-term challenge and environmental education is one of the most powerful approaches in building environmental consciousness