Insights from INOS Expert: Rising Temperatures Threaten Turtle Hatchling Gender Balance

Insights from INOS Expert Rising Temperatures Threaten Turtle Hatchling Gender Balance By Editorial Team In a recent report by Nature World News, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Uzair Rusli highlighted the severe impact of extreme heat on turtle hatchling gender balance in Malaysia. The study draws attention to the critical consequences of rising temperatures on marine […]

Exclusive Interview with INOS’s Drone Pilot, Azam Yaacob

Exclusive Interview with INOS’s Drone Pilot, Azam Yaacob By Editorial Team Based at the Satellite Oceanography and Marine Informatics Laboratory at INOS, Mr Mohd Azam bin Mat Yaacob is a dedicated researcher committed to advancing marine science through innovative technologies and collaborations. Despite his busy schedule, our editorial team had the opportunity to interview him, […]

From Malaysia To Scotland For DEEP Project

From Malaysia To Scotland For DEEP Project By Editorial Team The ‘Dornoch Environmental Enhancement Project’ (DEEP) at Heriot-Watt University, Scotland, has been active for nearly a decade, starting in 2014. This initiative, in collaboration with Glenmorangie, which provided initial funding, is led by Prof. Bill Sanderson and involves the Marine Conservation Society, which facilitates community […]

Refining Standards and Promoting Innovation at INOS Laboratory

Refining Standards and Promoting Innovation at INOS Laboratory By Ahmad Fakhrurrazi Mokhtar The Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS) hosted a significant Workshop for the Enhancement of Laboratory Management on December 5-6, 2023. The primary goal was to refine regulations and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Assistant Science Officers, Science Officers, and Curators, ensuring alignment […]

Integrated Data Analysis Approach for Coastal Upwelling Studies

Whales On-The-Wheels Marine Education Mobile Event By Zuraini Zainol The IOC/OTGA/INOS course, held online in September 2023, offered a deep dive into coastal upwelling studies, a crucial aspect of oceanography. Led by esteemed trainers Prof. Ts. Dr. Mohd Fadzil Mohd Akhir, Dr. Zuraini Zainol, Mr. Afifi Johari, and Mr. Winfred Marshal, the course aimed to […]

Whales On-The-Wheels Marine Education Mobile Event

Whales On-The-Wheels Marine Education Mobile Event By Azwarina M. Azmi Ramasamy Behind the scenes of this ground-breaking initiative is Dr. Louisa Ponnampalam, the Executive Director, and Co-Founder of MareCet. As a local NGO conducting scientific research and conservation activities related to marine mammals in Malaysia, MareCet, under Dr. Ponnampalam’s leadership, continues to make significant strides […]

Maritime Cooperation Track: Bringing INOS and UMT to The Forefront at The 2024 Asean-Australia Special Summit

Maritime Cooperation Track: Bringing INOS and UMT to The Forefront at The 2024 Asean-Australia Special Summit By Wan Izatul Asma W Talaat Hosted by the Australian Government in collaboration with Blue Security, a consortium of Australian Universities, the Maritime Cooperation Track during the 2024 ASEAN-Australia Special Summit brought together leading and emerging maritime experts from […]

MORA: Researchers Making Waves for a Better Ocean

MORA: Researchers Making Waves for a Better Ocean By Mohd Fadzil M. Akhir A significant step forward for marine research in Malaysia, the Malaysia Ocean Research Alliance (MORA) recently celebrated the official recognition of MORA as a registered organization, followed by its latest announcement of three working groups establishment focused on ocean acidification, climate change, […]

The Much Awaited Guests

The Much Awaited Guests The sea turtles have chosen the beaches in Terengganu as their nesting spots each year By Dr. Mohd Uzair Rusli & Ms. Syamsyahidah Samsol, Sea Turtle Research Unit (SEATRU) From April to October every year, visitors flock to the beach at night. They wait patiently and quietly, and when the time […]

Educating the World

Educating the World Being a UNESCO-endorsed regional training centre has allowed an institute at UMT to share its knowledge of oceanography with the world By Prof. Gs. Ts. Dr. Aidy @ Mohamed Shawal M Muslim, Lecturer, Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS) For the past eight years, the Institute of Oceanography and Environment (INOS) has been […]