Tag Archives: Singapore

Man of Science and Dreams – ST article 21st March 2014

PUSHING 70, Professor Leo Tan has seen most of his dreams come true. Some were his own, others were thrust upon him. He wanted to be the first Singaporean to graduate with a marine biology PhD from Singapore. And he did, against … Continue reading

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Thursday 06 June 2013, 7 PM at Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Rony Huys on Copepods – An Introduction to the “Insects of the sea”

All are welcome but please register your attendance here. See you!  DATE : Thursday 06 June 2013 TIME: 7 pm to 8:30 pm VENUE: Function Hall, Botany centre level 1, Singapore Botanic Gardens About the talk -No group of plants or animals on … Continue reading

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Saturday 01 June 2013, 10:30 AM at Botany Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens. Kevin Tilbrook on Lace Corals and Moss Animals

Ever wondered about the delicate lace corals that are found in marine waters around the world and in particular, Singapore?  Join Shell Visiting Scientist Dr. Kevin Tilbrook, curator of Bryozoa at the Museum of Tropical Queensland as he introduces us … Continue reading

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The comprehensive marine biodiversity survey, Singapore Straits Edition

Its been quiet on the media front here at RMBR, because all the action is down in the southern isles of Singapore! The comprehensive marine biodiversity survey of Singapore kicked off on Monday 20 May, and will continue through to … Continue reading

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WILD about NATURE

Text to ST article WILD about NATURE Nature groups have sprung up, holding walks, talks and scientific surveys. And interest in these activities is rising too They come with names like Naked Hermit Crabs, Hantu Blog, Toddycats and Butterfly Circle. … Continue reading

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A feature in Knowledge Enterprise

The Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey expedition held in Pulau Ubin last October continues to make waves, this time in the latest issue of NUS’ Knowledge Enterprise! Download the full issue!

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Originally posted on The Biodiversity Crew @ NUS:
Two missed calls and a text message came from FTTA Xu Weiting on Friday evening while I was at swim practice. The text message read, “… Someone found a baby pangolin roadkill at…

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The Fleming collection is back in South East Asia again!

Last Tuesday, staff of the museum including our director were mobilised to receive an extremely important guest at Changi Airport. It was the homecoming of the WA Fleming butterfly collection, which Fleming based his definitive guide to the Butterflies of … Continue reading

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Press coverage from our groundbreaking ceremony last friday

It has been a busy start to the year for us at the museum and they are just coming to light with more news coverage from the English and Mandarin Press! Apart from the homecoming of the Fleming collection, we … Continue reading

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Fight to save forest patch hots up

Fight to save forest patch hots up  Pasir Ris Heights group protests against plans to build school – by Grace Chua A GROUP of Pasir Ris residents, unhappy with a decision to build an international school on a patch of … Continue reading

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