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Have you thought of what these two big brands can do together?

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According to Complex - an online media platform for youth culture; "The 50 Most Iconic Brand Logos of All Time", ranked Google at No. 10 while WWF is not too far behind, at No. 24.  For WWF, the iconic 
reminds us of the importance of preventing the degradation of the biodiversity where human lives in harmony with Nature.
On the other hand, the
logo is, needless to say, a globally-known mission to a world of universally accessible and useful information.
In this boundary-less century, everything seems to be possible. WWF-Malaysia holds the value - 'together possible' - which is shown in the efforts from Google and WWF-Malaysia's collaboration in putting Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) on  Google Street View






Memorandum of Understanding signed between Sabah Parks and WWF-Malaysia for a better TMP

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Successful and ongoing partnership between Sabah Parks and WWF-Malaysia has resulted in the gazettement of Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) in 19 May 2016. Covering land and sea across Kudat, Marudu and Pitas, TMP is not only a collaborative management of sustainable fisheries but also an ongoing protection of home to many coastal and marine ecosystems.

Thirteen years ago, the Sabah State Government has given green light to the proposal of gazetting an area of about 900,000 hectares with more than 50 islands included. The journey to gazette this largest marine park is challenging yet worthy. Among all of the efforts, the establishment process required continuous consultations with the local community for zoning plans, organisation of awareness activities as well as the providence of information to the stakeholders of the park.


To strengthen the partnership for future conservation and operational efforts in Tun Mustapha Park, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 10 years between Sabah Parks …

Scientist from Naturalis Biodiversity Center Netherlands found ANOTHER gall crab species during fieldwork off Kudat

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Think you know the Mother Nature? 
Think again! Because across 1 Earth, 7 Continents, 5 Oceans, &196 Countries,  there always lives an unknown creature . . .
and which is why in this session, we are presenting you

The Discovery of ANOTHER Gall Crab Species in Tun Mustapha Park 
Back in 2015, the discovery of the first gall crab species named Lithoscaptus Semperi has uncovered the purity and variety of Tun Mustapha Park (TMP)’s marine biodiversity. It did not take too long for Dr Sancia E.T. Van der Meij to track the inhabitation of Lithoscaptus Tuerkayi, which is another new gall crab species that was found in the outer Northeast reefs of Pulau Banggi - near Kudat, Sabah.


Now give this discovery a round of applause and we will move on to
Lithoscaptus Tuerkayi at a Glance –
Lithoscaptus Tuerkayi is named after Professor Dr Michael Turkay in recognition of his significant contributions to crustacean research. Relatively, an egg-bearing female holotype of Lithoscaptus Tuerkayi is claimed to…