Tag Archives: Coral reefs

So much (unseen) destruction.

My project this term is on coral reef fisheries, and involves conducting rather extensive literature searches for data. I have also been reading The Unnatural History of the Sea: The past and future of humanity and fishing by Professor Callum Roberts, … Continue reading

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Elephants, fences, and the “Wild Bush” (and a snapshot of the Indian Ocean)

I’m finally back in Singapore after 11 months, having spent the last month in South Africa on a biodiversity research expedition with Operation Wallacea. With 10 other university students from the UK, USA and Canada, we spent 3 weeks at Struwig Eco … Continue reading

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A month of diving in the Philippines

I just got back from the Philippines where I volunteered for a month with Coral Cay Conservation (CCC), a UK-based organisation that uses citizen science to gather scientific data, and works with the local community to protect ecosystems. CCC has … Continue reading

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Clambering around the Tanah Merah seawall

Note: I lost my camera right after this trip (while washing up in the toilet I think), so no photos of this trip 😦 I used to stay at Tanah Merah for about 5 years or so, and I’d always … Continue reading

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Kusu Island has awesome reefs!

[updated: 16 June 2012] I fell sick after Beting Bronok, but was glad I got well enough to go Kusu the next day, Thu 7 Jun! Kusu island means Tortoise Island in Chinese, and there are several legends explaining the … Continue reading

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First pre-dawn trip this year!

[Update 16 April: Names and IDs of some animals added] I don’t remember when my last pre-dawn trip was already, but I’m very sure it was quite a while ago! But anyway, explored Lazarus Seringat-Kias last Saturday (7 April) and … Continue reading

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Colugo in Bukit Timah!

On Saturday (19 Nov 2011) morning, I decided to go for one of the guided walks conducted by NParks at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, along the South View path. First up, we were introduced to the trees next to the … Continue reading

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