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The Professor Who Helped Raise SGD$46m to Establish the New Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum

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Singapore Biodiversity Records

Did you know that the dried leaf cockroach (Pseudophoraspis nebulosa) is known to exhibit what appears to be parental care for its young? Such behaviour would only be known if they are documented and shared, and these observations are valuable … Continue reading

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Commemorative Statue of Alfred Russel Wallace

Alfred Wallace, co-discoverer of the modern theory of evolution and explorer extraordinaire has a strong connection with Singapore. While working in Singapore in the mid-1800s, he made numerous collections of animals from the island as well as recorded many interesting … Continue reading

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Love MacRitchie Walks for NUS – three 2-hour Saturday morning walks from 19 Oct 2013

Originally posted on Otterman speaks…:
The Love MacRitchie walks for NUS are two-hour Saturday morning walks conducted by Raffles Museum Toddycats for the NUS community. Enthusiastic guides will share with you stories about a variety of amazing plants and animals…

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Making the Past Present

The museum was recently featured in ALUMNUS, the almuni magazine of the National University of Singapore. Your support will go a long way in curating and maintaining our exhibits and specimens! Thank you for your support!.

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Toddycats Engage! for MacRitchie at Singapore Futures Sustainability Symposium 2013

Originally posted on The Toddycats!:
The organisers of Singapore Futures Sustainability Symposium 2013 graciously allowed the RMBR Toddycats a platform to speak up for MacRitchie last Saturday. Several Toddycats enthusiastically answered the call for volunteers by Chloe, especially after the inspirational HOWL…

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Professor Leo Tan appointed Justice of the Peace

In a ceremony held at the Istana on 8 May 2013, 74 Justices of the Peace were appointed by President Tony Tan Keng Yam. Among them is our very own Professor Leo Tan! Professor Tan is currently serving as Director … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Biodiversity Crew @ NUS:
If you’re on NUS Kent Ridge Campus, keep your eyes peeled for a larger than life leopard cat researcher! Marcus Chua (Ecology and Systematics lab) represented the EVB group in the recent Faculty…

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Save our knoll, urges Punggol residents’ group

Save our knoll, urges Punggol residents’ group Proposed road will harm last natural feature in Punggol Waterway, it says – Grace Chua RESIDENTS living near a forested hill in Punggol are urging the authorities not to build a proposed road … Continue reading

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Nature group concerned about impact of MRT line/ Preserve parts of Bidadari as a haven for birds, says society

Nature group concerned about impact of MRT line SINGAPORE — Following the unveiling of plans last month by the Government to construct a Cross Island Line, the Nature Society has raised concerns about the impact on the environment, given that … Continue reading

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