Vol 6 No 3 Sep-Dec 98
Wasp at Schefflera flower
Photo by Tan Tze Tiong
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Official Magazine of the Nature Society (Singapore)
Aliens that Follow in Man's footsteps Lim
Kim Seng discusses the deliberate and accidental "introductions'
of plant and animal species into places they've never been before and the
harm they can do, including Aliens in Singapore.
Unfortunately, there appears to be No Winners in the
War against Aliens.
Toddy Palms sentinels of Singapore's College of Medicine. Photos and information on their uses as a source of toddy, writing paper, timber and role in the habitat. By E H Wu and Y C Wee.
Bird Collecting 120 years ago Some things have actually changed for the better after a century, reports Richard E Hale as he tells of how birds were shot and stuffed in the past.
Vegetable or Weed? They're good reasons for 'taming' this weed ('yea-kok-choi' Rorippa heterophylla) by potting, growing and eating it too, report Tan Woei Yng and H T W Tan.
No Insects, No Breakfast! An eye-opener on the importance of all insects to humans. Our LifelineThe Forgotten Pollinators A summary and review of a book that explains our connection with the insect world by Betty L Khoo.
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