Monthly Archives: November 2012

Job opportunity: Project Officer needed in Hong Kong and China for the Animal Release Project

The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is an international professional society dedicated to promoting the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity. The Society’s membership comprises a wide range of people interested … Continue reading

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Dead polar bear to be preserved

Dead polar bear to be preserved Ng Kai Ling Zoo to turn Sheba into a permanent exhibit for educational programmes POPULAR Singapore Zoo attraction Sheba – a polar bear that died two weeks ago – will be preserved and displayed … Continue reading

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Monkey Attack in MacRitchie leaves woman with 13 stitches

 Monkey Attack in MacRitchie leaves woman with 13 stitches  Victoria Barker  My Paper IT WAS meant to be a leisurely stroll with the family at MacRitchie Reservoir Park some time in September. But the trip left housewife Audrey Best, who … Continue reading

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Up to 1 million marine species, with most yet to be discovered

Text  Up to 1 million marine species, with most yet to be discovered by Grace Chua AN INTERNATIONAL team of researchers has estimated that the oceans may harbour up to a million marine species. That figure includes the tiniest crustaceans … Continue reading

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Operational manual for woody weed control in Singapore

The Operational manual for woody weed control in Singapore by Koh, D. J., R. T. Corlett & H. T. W. Tan has been published and is available for download  [PDF, 1.67 MB].

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Investigating food web and trophic interactions in Singapore’s reservoirs, a seminar by Liew Jia Huan (Friday 30 Nov 2012, 10 AM, DBS Conference Room)

All are welcome to this Department of Biological Sciences PhD Qualifying Exam seminar! “Investigating food web and trophic interactions in Singapore’s reservoirs”, a seminar by graduate student Liew Jia Huan (supervisor: Asst Prof. Darren Yeo & Dr. Tan Heok Hui) from … Continue reading

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Orthoptera in the Bukit Timah and Central Catchment Nature Reserves (Part 2): Suborder Ensifera

The second part of the Orthoptera in the Bukit Timah and Central Catchment Nature Reserves by M. K. Tan has been published and is available for download  [PDF, 14.0 MB]. See part one, published in May here.

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Originally posted on The Biodiversity Crew @ NUS:
PhD Defense Seminar cum Oral Examination “Connectivity of coral populations within the Singapore Strait” Speaker: Tay Ywee Chieh (Graduate Student, Dept. of Biological Sciences, NUS) Date: 26 November 2012, Monday Time: 10am Venue: DBS…

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Walking on the wild side of Singapore

November has been a good month for the biodiversity community in Singapore, with the successful conclusion of the Northern Expedition of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore, and the launch of WildSingapore, a labour of love by Ria Tan, … Continue reading

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Feathers fly over bird’s early morning call

A spate of letters to the Straits Times forum last week in response to an earlier letter precipitated this article. Learn more about the Asian Koel and its distinct early morning wake-up call and interesting biology from these blog posts … Continue reading

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