This provides news for upcoming books, events and issues, in biology,ecology, taxonomy, natural history and environmentalism.

Link: habitatnews.nus.edu.sg

  • Habitatnews: Indian Ocean Tsunami Disaster Relief

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 01 May '16, 2am

    In response to this humanitarian crisis, Mercy Relief and its institutional partners – Singapore Soka Association (SSA) & Young Sikh Association (YSA) – together with the Singapore Red Cross Society (SRCS) are conducting a nationwide fundraising campaign for the victims of the calamit...

  • International Coastal Cleanup Singapore

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 07 Apr '16, 3pm

    Last September, 400 students, teachers and volunteers struggled through soft mud at low tide to reach various mangrove sites during the 10th International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS). They found their pre-determined quadrats and sectors with the help of guides, and started collec...

  • Once upon a time we had tapirs on Pulau Ubin. More info:

    Pulau Ubin Stories: Photo Archives: Tapirs

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 14 Dec '15, 4am

    " on 3 June 2004, I wrote about the pair of Malayan Tapir on Ubin that met a tragic end when one fell from the top of a quarry and met a bloody death. Without pictorial visualization, I always thought the tapir drowned because having never seen a fuctioning quarry, I had the impressio...

  • The Hopea sangal Time Line

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 29 Dec '15, 12pm

    The grand old Chengal pasir (Hopea sangal ) tree is felled . N. Sivasothi is on the scene shortly after and witnesses the logs being loaded onto a lorry. He calls and sms' Joseph Lai, Shawn Lum, Vilma D'Rozario and others from Nature Society (SIngapore) who call the media. Interviews ...

  • Habitatnews

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 05 Feb '16, 5am

    It is 13th February 1942, and the Japanese Imperial Army which stormed through Malaya turn their attention to Pasir Panjang Ridge. Approaching Singapore City from the west, a seasoned Japanese army is forced to engage the small force of the Malay Regiment on the high ground of Pasir P...

  • Habitatnews

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 21 Jul '15, 11am

    Archives - Nature Links - Submit Mammal Records - Blog RSS Feed - Comments RSS - Email me News about nature and the environment in Singapore - Archives List of Categories : about * animalwelfare * articles * books * coastalcleanup * cycling * education * envt * errata * events * herit...

  • watching dolphins in singapore for pleasure and study

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 08 Aug '15, 7am

    According to the ongoing Singapore Wild Marine Mammal Survey (SWIMMS) conducted by the Dolphin Study Group at the National University of Singapore, four types of small cetaceans have been sighted in Singapore waters: the Bottlenose, Indo-Pacific Humpback and Irrawaddy dolphins, and th...

  • Habitatnews

    habitatnews.nus.edu.sg 16 Jan '15, 10am

    It is 13th February 1942, and the Japanese troops which have stormed through Malaya have invaded Singapore. Approaching Singapore City from the west, a seasoned Japanese army is forced to engage the small force of the Malay Regiment on the high ground of Pasir Panjang Ridge. A fierce ...


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