Activist calls for Pulau Kapas to be protected as turtle landing site

Diyana Ibrahim

Kapas Society Club founder Rani Ahmad (centre) says it is his responsibility as a person born and bred in Terengganu to restore the state's identity as a sanctuary for endangered turtles. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 13, 2021.

TERENGGANU must immediately gazette Pantai Perdap on Pulau Kapas as a landing beach for turtles to lay eggs, an environmental activist said.

The call comes amidst plans to develop the area north of the island for tourism.

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