Category Archives: Feature

Over 500,000 specimens are being prepared for the BIG move! – zbNOW 5 March 2014

Currently under construction, The Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum (LKCNHM) is slated to open at the end of the year. Its collection includes the 500,000+ specimens that are currently housed in the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR). This collection … Continue reading

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“Forget not our Living Forest” – botanist Joseph Lai unveils an entourage of enthralling forest denizens! Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm @ NUS LT25

Raffles Museum Toddycats & Cicada Tree Eco-Place are pleased to present this free public talk: “Forget Not Our Living Forest” by Joseph Lai, botanist Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 25, Faculty of Science, NUS (map) … Continue reading

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That uniquely Singaporean crab disappearing fast (Johora singaporensis)

That uniquely Singaporean crab disappearing fast  Local scientists trying to save a crab that’s found nowhere else in the world – David Ee MENTION crab, and Singaporeans will think of it on a plate smothered in chilli sauce. But local … Continue reading

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Wildlife after death; Life! explores our type collection!

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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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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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EYE ON SINGAPORE; Biodiversity in the Singapore story

Is there a place for Biodiversity in the Singapore Story? EYE ON SINGAPORE; Biodiversity in the Singapore story Grace Chua THE other day, as I stood drying my hands in a Botanic Gardens bathroom, I saw a crimson sunbird flitting … Continue reading

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News from the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore, Johore Straits

Update (30 October): Drs Daphne Fautin and Peter Ng are interviewed by Steven Chia on Channel NewsAsia’s AM Live!  The second phase of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey kicked off on the 15th of October with a 3 week workshop … Continue reading

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Sights Unseen (PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, featuring Private Lives: An Exposé on Singapore’s Rainforests

To read extracted pages featuring our book, please click HERE. To read PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, please click HERE.  

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For the love of nature (NUS Buzz Quarterly Staff E-Newsletter, Issue #13, September 2012)

For the love of nature by Veronique Ah Sen, Office of Corporate Relations Private Lives: An Exposé of Singapore’s Rainforests, the fourth and latest edition in the Private Lives series produced by the NUS Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and sponsored … Continue reading

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