Who we are

Tengah Island Conservation (TIC) is a non-profit biodiversity management initiative located on Pulau Tengah, an island within the Johor Marine Park, Malaysia. Founded by Batu Batu, a sustainably-focused, off-grid resort, TIC is dedicated to the research, rehabilitation and regeneration of our natural environment. TIC’s systemic and community-driven approach is to conserve and protect flora, fauna and marine ecosystems by informing, inspiring and involving relevant stakeholders, government, biodiversity specialists, the tourism industry, and local community.

Tengah Island Conservation – Inform, Inspire, Involve

Our Vision

Malaysian eco-systems, full of life and rich in biodiversity, where threatened species and local communities thrive side by side. 

Our Mission

Our mission is to improve the preservation of marine and terrestrial biodiversity through scientific research, management, training and outreach. By empowering local communities through education, engagement and employment in conservation projects we will safeguard our environment for future generations.