26 March, Kuala Lumpur -- EcoKnights co-organized a talk on wildlife conservation at Menara Shell today. This talk is part of EK's collaboration with Malaysian Environmental NGOs (MENGO) and also the US Embassy in Malaysia.
The talk was conducted by wildlife expert, Suwanna Gauntlett, who is the CEO of an international wildlife protection agency, Wildlife Alliance.
Ms. Gauntlett is a world renowned, field wildlife conservationist who has worked with wildlife conservation for the protection and conservation of wildlife in almost all of the continents. She also harvested experience collaborating with wildlife enforcement agencies. She has successfully worked on saving jaguars from being tortured by poachers, protection of dolphin from being caught in drift nets, as well as saving the Amur Tigers (Siberian Tigers). She was also responsible for the setting up of the Wildlife Rapid Rescue Team in Cambodia. And these are only a few of the many other initiatives and programs Ms. Gauntlett has successfully implemented.
The talk was attended by more than 60 members of the public including Perhilitan (Malaysia's Wildlife Department) officers, wildlife veterinarians, university students and also children.
EcoKnights would like to thank Menara Shell, and specifically to Ayisha Arshad, for supporting this talk by providing their hall and also packed lunch for the attendees.