Malaysian international actress, Datuk Seri Michelle Yeoh is urging people to play their part in protecting and preserving the nature.
Yeoh who is supporting the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) during her inaugural visit to the Talang Talang Island, said it is important to stress conservation awareness through education.She praised the SFC efforts in protecting the turtles from extinction by pressing for minimal tourism activities on the protected island. She emphasized that conservation and protection should be part of our lifestyle since it is a shared responsibility of global citizens. She also added that she is willing to be the spokesperson for the turtle conservation and research project run by SFC at the Talang Talang Island.
Earlier, she joined the Turtle Adoption Programme and adopted thirteen hatcheries, of which part of them was on behalf of her family members. They were named Love, Prosperity, Longevity, and Peace. Yeoh and entourage also have released 17 baby green turtles into the sea.