Monthly Archives: April 2012

Keeping the forest SAFE

Dr Rob Ewers, the Science Director of the SAFE (Stability of Altered Forest Ecosystems) Project was here in the Raffles Museum for a short visit on the 20th of April 2012! He is also currently a lecturer in the Imperial College … Continue reading

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Show your love for our biodiversity and take part in this community artwork project!

Show your love for our biodiversity and take part in this community artwork project! To celebrate the upcoming Festival of Biodiversity, the Festival of Biodiversity committee is creating a mural mosaic of the logo of the festival (pictured above). Open to all members … Continue reading

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Welcome, Twinky!

Twinky, our baby Diplodocus is featured in the English and Mandarin press today. After a long sea journey,  he arrived safe and sound in Sunny Singapore last Wednesday! The first (of the three) Diplodocus to make this journey, he took … Continue reading

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Exploring global diversity and status of bee pollinators using specimen databases linked to web-based biodiversity portals

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Swimming into the Record: Feature on Gobies in My Green Space (a quarterly newsletter by NParks Apr-Jun 2012)

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The Bornean Frog Race 2012

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New Purple Crab Species found in Philippines: Features in The Straits Times and National Geographic Daily News

Click on image to download pdf. Manila – Four new species of freshwater crab, bright purple in colour, have been discovered in the biologically diverse but ecologically threatened Philippines, the scientist who found them said yesterday.  The tiny crustaceans burrow … Continue reading

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RMBR Children’s Season Open House 2012 (19th May, Saturday, 9am-5pm)

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Temporary closure of Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research collections May/Aug 2012 – Feb 2014

Cross-posted from The Biodiversity crew @ NUS In preparation for the shift to the Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum of the National University of Singapore, an extensive inventory and maintenance on the collections of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research … Continue reading

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Public Perception on Dolphins in Captivity – the Singapore Story

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