Siti Maryam Yaakub and Yang Shufen from Biodiversity Centre of National Parks Board visited RMBR on the 8 April 2008. They were here to examine the seagrass collection in the herbarium (SINU). They are from Team Seagrass, which is part of an international program called Seagrass-Watch.
Seagrass-Watch is the largest scientific, non-destructive, seagrass assessment and monitoring program in the world. Since it’s genesis in 1998 in Australia, Seagrass-Watch has now expanded internationally to 18 countries, including Singapore.