Tag Archives: Ecology

A Sand County Almanac

For some reason or other, I always thought almanacs were associated with superstition and though I’ve seen A Sand County Almanac being mentioned before, I always thought it was some fiction novel about superstitious rites in Sand County (or something … Continue reading

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Spending summer vacation in the New World Tropics

Or, what you probably don’t want to do in your penultimate year vacation if you’re interested in a research career. I’m going into my third and final year in Natural Sciences (going to be specialising in Zoology) here in the … Continue reading

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What is a nature reserve??

I’ve been back in Singapore for a little more than a week, and there’s just been so much going on. Mainly though, it concerns our Central Catchment Nature Reserve and its future. The government released its land use plan earlier … 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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Conservation here and there.

Haven’t really been blogging here for quite a while. After the two field trips before the last university term, I’ve just been preoccupied with revision and exams, and now I’m on my next field trip at Juniper Hall, Surrey (England), … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day (:

It’s the last hour of Earth Day (here in the UK anyway), and I thought I should post something just to commemorate the day. I’ve spent most of my whole day trying to finish my Earth Sciences vacation work (going … Continue reading

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Tales from Rimba 6: Looking back on a month in Malaysia

How fast time flies – the one month I’ve spent in Malaysia (Gerik and a little bit of Kenyir) with Rimba has passed, and I am back in sunny Singapore. (Not that Malaysia is any less sunny. It’s just an … Continue reading

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