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Tue 10 Jul 2007

The Seagrass Angels of Labrador Park

Category : marine

Last evening, at Sasi Nayar's NSS-Tan Teck Guan Gold Medal talk on the mystery of coastal seagrass deaths at off Adelaide, I had the priviledge of meeting the three young ladies monitoring Labrador's seagrass. We have crossed paths in the blogsphere as they maintain the Seagrass @ Labrador Park blog while Toddycats pen the Labrador Park blog.

Si Hui, Jocelyne and Siling are the "group of 3 Secondary 3 girls who decided to adopt the seagrasses at Labrador Park for monitoring, with Team Seagrass helping us(: " I caught them unawares and then they raced away as their mentor Lim Cheng Puay chortled next to me. From his nagging, which they resisted though valid, he must feel much the same way I do with my interns.

They are made of stern stuff though, and have worked through (lightning-free) heavy rains without complaint . So no need to explain to this group that "time and tide will wait for no man." They have that part figured out.

They also have a much better photo up on their site, so hop over and take a look.

Posted at 1:04PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news