Red Data Book will be available online. So look out for new updates every month!"
The Singapore Red Data Book (2008) is co-edited by Geoffrey Davison (National Parks Board), Peter Ng (National University of Singapore) and Ho Hua Chew (Nature Society, Singapore).
There's lots of fact sheets already online. Have a look at them so that you will know when you encounter a rare and endangered plant or animal in Singapore!
Among some of the latest fact sheets are these, with some fascinating insights into these precious plants and animals.
Listed as Endangered, large specimens of the Fluted giant clam have virtually disappeared from Singapore waters. Young specimens are occasionally but infrequently seen.
Seen any rare plants or animals? Share your sightings and report them to NParks or the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research so they can be incorporated into the growing information about our biodiversity. More details on how to do this.
The Red Data Book site also has pdfs on
- The Red List Categories (PDF, 893KB)
- Nature Conservation Laws: The legal protection of flora and fauna in Singapore (PDF, 3657KB)
So have a look at the Red Data Book site now!
You can also get a paper copy of the Singapore Red Data book from these sources: