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“Forget not our Living Forest” – botanist Joseph Lai unveils an entourage of enthralling forest denizens! Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm @ NUS LT25

Raffles Museum Toddycats & Cicada Tree Eco-Place are pleased to present this free public talk: “Forget Not Our Living Forest” by Joseph Lai, botanist Thu 17 Oct 2013: 6.30pm – 8.00pm Venue: Lecture Theatre 25, Faculty of Science, NUS (map) … Continue reading

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A Round up of the Festival of Biodiversity 2013

What a weekend 13 and 14 July was! The Museum and RMBR Toddycats came out in full force to participate in the second Festival of Biodiversity, organised by the National Parks Board in conjunction with the Biodiversity Roundtable. Having organised … Continue reading

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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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Walking on the wild side of Singapore

November has been a good month for the biodiversity community in Singapore, with the successful conclusion of the Northern Expedition of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore, and the launch of WildSingapore, a labour of love by Ria Tan, … Continue reading

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Feathers fly over bird’s early morning call

A spate of letters to the Straits Times forum last week in response to an earlier letter precipitated this article. Learn more about the Asian Koel and its distinct early morning wake-up call and interesting biology from these blog posts … 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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Straits Times feature Peter Davie: “Singapore still has undiscovered marine species, says scientist”

An old friend of the Raffles Museum, Mr. Peter Davie, senior curator of Crustacea at Queensland Museum visited us at the museum a month ago under the aegis of the Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore and generously sponsored by … Continue reading

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Children’s Season 2012: Open House at the Raffles Museum

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In collaboration with the National Heritage Board’s Children Season and to commemorate International Museum day, the Raffles Museum held an Open House last Saturday. It is to be our last public event at the museum until the completion of the … Continue reading

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Young Explorers Set Off Again to Pulau Tioman (7 to 10 Sep 2010)

After a well-received event last year and currently in its second year running, the Nature Explorers’ Programme 2010, organized by the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, attracted 297 students from 30 participating schools. Launched on 5 Aug 2009, the programme … Continue reading

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First Sisters Islands Intertidal Walk by RMBR

RMBR conducted its first public intertidal walk on the Sisters Islands on 30 May 2010 for 30 members of the public. The Sisters Islands comprise two of Singapore’s Southern Islands – Big Sister Island (also known as Pulau Subar Laut … Continue reading

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