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The Tropical Marine Science Institute – a starting point that may soon be coming to an end?

Back from an unexpected hiatus (I’ve got a pile of drafts that never made it out), and only something this drastic would spur me to put blogging here a priority. The news came out a couple of weeks ago that … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Day in Lim Chu Kang mangroves!

Once again it’s the time for hanging of our national flag and singing patriotic songs and declaring our love for Singapore! There may be many issues that we are unhappy about, but ultimate this is where I grew up, with … Continue reading

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The Festival of Biodiversity (a belated post)

This post comes a little late, more than a week after the Festival (26 & 27 May 2012) has ended. (And I’ve got a lot of backlog of posts) But anyways, it’s been quite an experience being part of the … Continue reading

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High level muddiness at Pasir Ris!

[Update 13 May: Some corrections with regard to the strange sea cucumber and water tap, as well as Louis’ name made! (Sorry it’s Louis, not Louise!)] Last Friday (11 May 2012), I went for what’s possibly my last mudflat survey … Continue reading

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Insights into the history of conservation in Singapore

I was very very glad to have been able to attend Professor Leo Tan’s talk entitled “You Live Your Belief” last Wednesday, 25 April. It was hosted at the NUS Shaw Foundation Alumni House Auditorium as it was actually an alumni … Continue reading

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“What animals can you find at the mangroves?” “MOSQUITOES!” – My first public talk at Queenstown Primary

I did my very first public talk to the students at Queenstown Primary School last Monday (23 April)! I’ve done assembly talks while in RGS about a fieldtrip to Wales, UK that I went for, and also for Overseas Service … Continue reading

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Getting muddy at Changi Creek!

I think it’s been little over a year since my first survey with the Comprehensive Mega Marine Survey (CMBS) a.k.a. Mega Marine Survey! I think my first one was at Admiralty Park, but well the first one I blogged on … Continue reading

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