Vol 9 No 1 Jan-Mar 2001
NSS members enjoying
the view from the canopy
walkway in Ulu Temburong
National Park
Photo by Benjamin Lee

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Black-and-yellow BroadbillBrunei's bountiful forests
The rainforests of Brunei are among the richest and most diverse eco-systems in the world. To find out more, NSS members recently made a field trip to the sultanate's Ulu Temburong National Park using the Kuala Belalong Field Study Centre as their base. Nick Baker reports on their first hand report, and Tan Ju Lin on Birding in Belalong. With lots of colourful photos from the trip, and tips on going there.

Inflorescence of Cupid's Shaving BrushWonderful weeds
Weeds are not always destructive or ugly. Indeed, some like Cupid's Shaving Brush (Emilia sonchifolia) can be pretty with lovely flowers. What's more, they have their many uses as natural remedies. Leong Tzi Ming and Hugh T. W. Tan find out more about this lowly but versatile weed.

Blue Glassy Tiger butterflyMangrove butterflies of Pasir Ris
Right next to the neighbourhood park of Pasir Ris is a pocket of mangroves that has become a habitat for some unusual butterflies as Simon Chan discovers.

Erhai Lake, YunnanYunnan—A botanist's paradise
China's eco-tourist province of Yunnan enjoys an amazing diversity of plants, some of which are endemic and found nowhere else in the world. Wee Yeow Chin reports with photos of the scenic views.
Juvenile Wagler's Pit ViperBelalong tree canopyRipe fruit of Cupid's Shaving BrushPlain Tiger butterflyWild cucumberBlack-spotted Rock Frog'Samurai Face' Stink bugStone Forest, KunmingIxoraMushrooms for sale, YunnanMarket, Dali
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