Launching of ExxonMobil-funded education publications

(Click Gallery 1 and Gallery 2 to see photos of the event)

As part of the education programme in Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore, we are producing a series of publications on the natural history and ecosystems in Singapore.

We are glad to work with ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, who shares our vision of educating our younger generation and the general public about the rich natural history and heritage in Singapore.

You are cordially invited to the launch of a series of education publications sponsored by ExxonMobil Biodiversity Fund.

We will be launching these education publications:
1. Biodiversity guidesheets:

a. Guidesheet to Bukit Timah Nature Reserve
b. Guidesheet to Fascinating Insects of Singapore
c. Birds: Masters of Flight
d. The Sunken Forest
e. Between the Tides

2. Intertidal book titled “Private Lives: an exposé of Singapore’s shores”, authored by Peter Ng, Shirley Lim, Wang Luan Keng and Leo Tan.

(Special discounts of books and guidesheets, available only during the launch)

In addition, the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and National Parks Board will jointly launch the first of a new series of biodiversity posters: “The Nature of Singapore: Banded Leaf Monkey”.

Date: 3 August 2007
Time: 2.45 – 4pm
Venue: NUS, Science Drive 1, Block S16, LT31 (Science Auditorium);
see attached map
Attire: Smart Casual

Programme:
2.30pm Arrival of guests
2.45pm Arrival of Guest of Honour, Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources
2.45pm Welcome address by Raffles Museum
Speech by Mr Kwa Chong Seng, CEO, ExxonMobil
Presentation by Prof Peter Ng, Raffles Museum
3.05pm Launch of Intertidal book, biodiversity guidesheets and poster
3.10pm Tea Reception
3.30pm Guest to tour of biodiversity exhibition cum Raffles Museum Public Gallery
4.00pm End

Please RSVP to Wang Luan Keng (Email: dbswlk@nus.edu.sg)

To purchase these publications, please visit here

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