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Category: talks

Tue 14 May 2013

Sat 08 Jun 2013: 7.00pm @ Yishun Public Library - Tony O'Dempsey on the "Environmental & Cultural History of Yishun"

Tue 16 Apr 2013

Sat 27 Apr 2013: 2.30pm @ U Town - SIP Public Forum, "Can We Plan For 2030?"

Fri 01 Feb 2013

Sat 23 Feb 2013: 1.30pm - Darwin Day 2013 @ Woodlands Library: evolution of flowers, wildlife of Singapore and Darwin's discoveries

Sat 03 Dec 2011

If you go for ONE talk this year, this is it: Ria Tan's "Secret Shores of Singapore" talk is unparalleled and she speaks from the heart.

Fri 25 Nov 2011

Diving with wild turtles in Singapore waters! Debby Ng of Hantu Bloggers speaks at the Nat Geo Store this Sat 26 Nov 2011: 2.30pm

Tue 22 Nov 2011

Wed 23 Nov 2011: 7.00pm at *SCAPE- Simon Purser on "The Illegal Wildlife Trade, why should we care and what can we do about it?"

Tue 22 Nov 2011

Sun 04 Dec 2011: "Identification, Conservation and Research of Singapore Avian Species" - seminar at Jurong Bird Park

Thu 06 Oct 2011

Conservation Conferences, Amphibian Workshop and seminars in October

Wed 28 Sep 2011

Seminars next week in NUS: evolutionary biogeography and conservation in SEA, bats and viruses, exceeding earth's carrying capacity

Mon 26 Sep 2011

Seminars this week: Ivory Trade, Tigers and Wildlife rescue in Cambodia

Fri 17 Jun 2011

Tue 21 Jun 2011: 7.00pm @ NUS LT23 - The Sea Anemone Public Lecture by Professor Daphne Fautin

Tue 17 Aug 2010

Wed 25 Aug 2010 @ NMS - "The Lighter Side of History, Chek Jawa: Our Natural Heritage," by Alan Tan (free admission)

Thu 15 Jul 2010

Fri 23 Jul 2010: 11am @ NParks Botany Center Level 3 – “Borneo’s Last, Mysterious Civet,” by John Mathai

Fri 09 Jul 2010

Fri 16 Jul 2010: 6pm @ NUS LT22 – The Wallace Talk: “An Inordinate Fondness for Beetles,” by Paul Spencer Sochaczewski

Fri 21 May 2010

Sat 22 May 2010 @ Science Centre Singapore - Otterman tells stories about Singapore's biodiversity on the International Day/Year of Biodiversity

Mon 12 Apr 2010

Fri 16 Apr 2010: 4.00pm @ SBG - Grant Pereira on "Volunteering for Mother Earth"

Thu 25 Mar 2010

Fri 16 Apr 2010: 5pm-7pm @ NUS - "Zoological Explorations in Singapore"

Mon 08 Jun 2009

Mon 22 Jun 2009: 6.30pm – “Darwin, Wallace, and Evolution: Celebrating a major paradigm shift in science”

Mon 02 Mar 2009

Sat 07 Mar 2009: 4pm - Peter Ng on "Life as a Sanctioned Professional Killer"

Mon 11 Aug 2008

Fri 15 Aug 2008: 4pm (NUS LT20) - Richard Corlett on "The Science of Seed Dispersal"

Tue 15 Jul 2008

Wed 06 Aug 2008: 4pm - Gardens Talk Series: Henry Ridley, Agnes Joaquim and Vanda Miss Joaquim: A Historical Review

Fri 25 Apr 2008

NParks BRC - Singapore Biodiversity Talk Series

Fri 28 Mar 2008

Today, NUS LT20: 4pm - Barry Brook on "Climate Change: Feeling the Tropical Heat"

Wed 19 Mar 2008

Mon 24 Mar 2008: 7pm @ NUS - Dan Rittschoff on "The joys of Marine Life: Taste, Smell, Pheromones and Sex"

Mon 10 Mar 2008

Thu 13 Mar 2008: 2pm - Rittschof on "Cementing Relationships: Pheromones and Signals in Crustaceans and Mollusks"

Tue 26 Feb 2008

Sun 09 Mar 2008: 1pm - David Bickford on "Where Are All The Frogs?"

Tue 18 Dec 2007

Seminar Wed 19 Dec 2007: 4pm (NUS DBS) - James Simmons on echolocating big brown bats.

Tue 11 Dec 2007

Fri 14 Dec 2007: 10.,30am - Eben & Uromi Goodale on mixed-species bird flocks

Tue 13 Nov 2007

Wed 14 Nov 2007: 2pm - Ecology and evolution of parental care in microhylid frogs from New Guinea

Thu 25 Oct 2007

ANBC - Sat, 27 Oct, Guild House, NUS

Tue 23 Oct 2007

SBG 02 Nov 2007: 4pm - Don Reynolds on Tropical Canopy Fungi,

Wed 17 Oct 2007

SBG Fri 26 Oct 2007: 4pm - Wee Yeow Chin on Bird Behaviour

Thu 20 Sep 2007

NUS 25-26 Sep 2007 - "Across Land And Sea"

Wed 19 Sep 2007

04 Oct 2007: 6pm - FIlm screening of The Linnaeus Expedition (SBG)

Wed 19 Sep 2007

Fri 28 Sep 2007: 4pm - Cricket Seminar at NUS Dept Biological Sciences

Mon 30 Jul 2007

02 Aug 2007: "Linnaeus and His Garden"

Wed 25 Jul 2007

Fri 27 Jul 2007: 3pm (BTNR VC) - Michael Reid on "Orang Utan Conservation & Disease"

Mon 16 Jul 2007

Fri 20 Jul 2007: 4pm (SBG) - Ch'ien C. Lee on "Pitcher Plants of Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia"

Mon 09 Jul 2007

Mon 09 Jul 2007: 7pm - Sasi Nayar on Adelaide's Seagrass Death

Wed 30 May 2007

Sat 16 Jun 2007: Chim Chee Kong on "Snakes in Singapore"

Fri 23 Mar 2007

SBG, Fri 30 Mar 2007: 4pm - "The Diversity and Taxonomy of Firmiana"

Thu 15 Mar 2007

20 Mar 2007: 6:30pm: "Sowing Seeds for Global Peace"

Tue 13 Mar 2007

Thu 15 Mar 2007: 12pm - "Discover Wild China"

Fri 26 Jan 2007

Sat 27 Jan 2007: 3pm – 4pm: Ria Tan on "Our Priceless Southern Shores"

Thu 18 Jan 2007

"The Importance of Bukit Timah as a Fungus Sanctuary"

Wed 10 Jan 2007

SBG, Fri 12 Jan 2007: 4pm - "Fungi of Singapore"

Fri 16 Jun 2006

24 Jun: 3pm, NLB (Victoria Street) - Year of the Turtle Seminar

Fri 26 May 2006

Panel discussion, Sat 27 May 2006: 2pm - 6pm: "Jurassic Theme Park for Integrated Resorts?"

Wed 24 May 2006

Dinosaurs! Symposium, Thu 25 - Sat 27 May 2006: 2pm - 6pm

Fri 05 May 2006

08 May 2006: 11am - Naomi Pierce on "Evolution of blue butterflies"

Fri 14 Apr 2006

Sat 29 Apr 2006, library@Orchard: 3pm - Shawn Lum on "Green and Marine"

Wed 09 Nov 2005

Wed 9 Nov 2005: "Life on the Edge: Living Shores of Singapore"

Mon 03 Oct 2005

Talks at Nature Society (Singapore) this week

Mon 05 Sep 2005

14 Sep 2005 - Confessions of a sometime bird watcher (talk)

Fri 02 Sep 2005

03 Sep 2005 - "Life on the Edge: Living Shores of Singapore" (talk)

Tue 21 Jun 2005

"Southern Haunt" talk on Wed 22 Jun 2005: 7pm

Mon 20 Jun 2005

"Life as a Marine Biologist"

Wed 15 Jun 2005

15 June 2005: "History, ecology and the state of the world's oceans"

Tue 22 Mar 2005

"The lost city of Kota Gelanggi"

Sat 05 Mar 2005

Sat 05 Mar 2005: "Life on the Edge: the Living Shores of Singapore"

Fri 04 Feb 2005

5 Feb 2005: "We Are What We Eat"

Fri 26 Nov 2004

BWV Public Talk Series: Monkey Island on Pulau Tekukor

Thu 28 Oct 2004

"The Gossamer Pavilions"

Mon 18 Oct 2004

Blue Water Volunteers present "Amazing Encounters" by Tony Wu

Mon 20 Sep 2004

Talk on Coral spawning, Sat 24 Sep 2004

Thu 05 Aug 2004

Speakers for marine life

Fri 11 Jun 2004

Mangrove horseshoe crabs and snapping shrimps

Thu 20 May 2004

Talk at NUS on whales

Tue 13 Apr 2004

"Nemo and Neighbours"

Mon 12 Apr 2004

ADEX Dive Conservation & Environment Seminar

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