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Planting Together for Tigers

Sungai Yu Tiger Corridor, Lipis District, Pahang, Malaysia. On October 26th, Lipis District Forestry Office, Lipis District and Land Office, the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) and members of the public planted over 100 tree seedlings in the Sungai Yu Tiger Corridor, Pahang. The corridor is the last linkage between Malaysia’s largest tiger landscapes- […]

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Vacancy For Conservation Officer

 The Conservation Officer will support the implementation of MYCAT’s citizen conservation programmes, which are the cornerstones of MYCAT’s vision of achieving thriving tiger populations in Malaysia. The programmes include Citizen Action for Tigers Walks, Wildlife Crime Hotline and Education and Outreach. The Conservation Officer will be based at the MYCAT Secretariat’s Office in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, […]

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The Realm of the Tiger 2018

The Realm of the Tiger is a 5D/4N expedition for zoo keepers, docents and educators. Participants will be immersed in the jungles and streams of one of the world’s oldest rainforests. The same forest that is shared by elusive yet endangered wildlife like tigers, leopards, elephants and sambar. These first-hand experiences will be useful when […]

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Encouraging fine given but longer prison sentences called for

We congratulate the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, particularly the enforcement division, on its investigations that led to the successful prosecution of the engineer for keeping a tiger cub, a leopard cat and various other protected species as pets.   We are encouraged by the considerable fines imposed by the court, notably RM300,000 for […]

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Malaysia Busts Elephant Hunting Syndicate

The Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) congratulates the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (DWNP) and the Malaysian Armed Forces for taking down one of Malaysia’s most wanted elephant hunting syndicates.   The joint effort, under the joint 1Malaysia Biodiversity Enforcement Operation Network (1MBEON), saw the arrest of seven locals in Kelantan […]

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Rewilding Yu

In conjunction with Global Tiger Day on 29 July, MYCAT launched their Rewilding Yu reforestation project at Sungai Yu Eco-Viaduct 3, Pahang. Officiated by Y.A.M. Tengku Aishah of Pahang, Rewilding Yu is a component of the Sungai Yu Tiger Corridor Conservation Programme. Its aim is to bring wildlife and forests back to the Sungai Yu […]

The fight must go on. Vote to save Malayan tigers!

Kuala Lumpur, 6 March 2015 – When it was revealed in 2014 that there may only be 250-340 wild Malayan tigers left1, down from the previous estimate of 500, many might have wondered what tiger conservationists have been doing. MYCAT Tracks: The Malayan Tiger’s Struggle for Existence, a report published by the Malaysian Conservation Alliance […]

The Malayan tiger is officially Critically Endangered

Kuala Lumpur, 28 July 2015 – The Malayan tiger is now officially listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world’s most comprehensive source of information on wild animals and plants and the level of threat they face. Recognised as a new sub-species just over a decade ago, these tigers […]

Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers

MYCAT is the alliance of the Malaysian Nature Society, TRAFFIC, Wildlife Conservation Society-Malaysia and WWF-Malaysia, supported by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia for recovery of wild tiger populations.