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Thu 25 Mar 2010

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

Category : talks

Zoological Explorations in Singapore

In celebration of the International Year of Biodiversity 2010,
the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore
proudly presents an evening dedicated to conserving's Singapore's biodiversity.

"Zoological Explorations in Singapore"

Fri 16 Apr 2010: 5pm-7pm

Venue: Lim Seng Tjoe Lecture Theatre (LT27)
Lower Kent Ridge Road
Faculty of Science
National University of SIngapore
Map: see Gothere.sg

Registration is required, please register at: http://evebiod.rafflesmuseum.net/

For the abstracts, please click the image above or see the
NUS' Department of Biological Sciences [webpage - link]

Programme

5:00 pm - Introduction and talk by Professor Tommy Koh
Ambassador-At-Large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
Special Adviser of the Institute of Policy Studies and the National Heritage Board

5:15 pm - Conservation projects on flagship species in Singapore

  • "Is there hope for saving the Banded Leaf Monkey in Singapore?" By Andie Huifang Ang.
  • "Midnight Secrets of Ubin - the Greater Mouse Deer on Pulau Ubin, Singapore" by Marcus Chua.
  • "Johnson's Freshwater Crab - a National Treasure in Peril" by Chua Yi Teng.
  • "Stalking fruit bandits: the Common Palm Civet ('Toddycat') in Siglap," by Xu Weiting.

6:15pm - Summary and Outlook by Professor Peter Ng
Director, Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research
& Tropical Marine Science Institute,
National University of SIngapore

6:30pm - Refreshment

So, do they look like their animals?

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