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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