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Wild Singapore!

“Wild Singapore” by Geoffrey Davison, Ria Tan and Benjamin Lee will be launched in November and its retail price is set at $69,90. But fret not! There is a special sale for NUS Staff and Students at the first book … Continue reading

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Sights Unseen (PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, featuring Private Lives: An Exposé on Singapore’s Rainforests

To read extracted pages featuring our book, please click HERE. To read PURE Magazine Oct-Dec 2012 Issue, please click HERE.  

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For the love of nature (NUS Buzz Quarterly Staff E-Newsletter, Issue #13, September 2012)

For the love of nature by Veronique Ah Sen, Office of Corporate Relations Private Lives: An Exposé of Singapore’s Rainforests, the fourth and latest edition in the Private Lives series produced by the NUS Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and sponsored … Continue reading

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Biological Approaches to Coastal Enhancement and Restoration

Large-scale marine development projects are essential for economic development in coastal and deltaic areas around the world. Singapore is a prime example of a location in which natural and man-amde worlds are in growing conflict. As the planet is rapidly … Continue reading

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Wallace Online archive is now live!

Alfred Russel Wallace (1823 -1913) was a famous naturalist who was significant in nature conservation and his work in Singapore. Senior Lecturer John van Whye and his team of experts developed the Wallace Online archive to showcase the first complete … Continue reading

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Creatures of the deep through the eyes of Dr Bertrand Richer De Forges

  Last friday, the second of the Wallace Lectures Series was held at the Botanic Gardens! This time, the distinguished speaker was Dr Bertrand Richer de Forges on “Marine Biodiversity: Known and Unknown”.   All who attended discovered the amazing … Continue reading

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Nature Explorers’ Programme 2012!

The Nature Explorers’ Programme is an education initiative of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, supported by River Valley High School and the West Zone of Excellence for Science and Technology, and sponsored by ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte Ltd.  The … Continue reading

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In living your passion, you will find your purpose – a talk by Prof Leo Tan (17 October 2012)

Abstract:We can use the past (including extinct species) to learn about the present and prepare for the future. In this opening session of our inspirational speaker series, be inspired by Professor Leo Tan, who has had years of experience holding … Continue reading

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Threatened Vietnam cave bugs draw little sympathy (By MIKE IVES, Associated Press, 12 September 2012)

Threatened Vietnam cave bugs draw little sympathy By MIKE IVES, Associated Press 12th September 2012 HON CHONG, Vietnam (AP) — Hundreds of species live in the limestone caves of Hon Chong in southern Vietnam, and many of them are found … Continue reading

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The Wallace Lectures – “Marine Biodiversity: Known and Unknown” by Dr Bertrand Richer de Forges

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