24 February 2011

New snake record for Singapore: Dendrelaphis haasi

This rare bronzeback snake was spotted at the boardwalk at Lower Peirce Reservoir and Upper Seletar Reservoir Park! You never know what you might find if your really look!
Kelvin K. P. Lim1 and Cheong Loong Fah share more about this amazing find on Nature in Singapore.

22 February 2011

Biodiversity for kids during the March holidays!

Exciting nature activities for kids are lined up for the coming school holidays! Lots of fun ways to learn more about Singapore's biodiversity!
Here's highlights of some of the many nature events for kids during the December holidays.

11 February 2011

Forest Biodiversity: a new booklet

Check out this new booklet (pdf) with lots of information about forests worldwide!
A great resource for those wanting to learn more and do more for our forests. The booklet is issued by the Convention on Biological Diversity in preparation for 22 May International Day for Biological Diversity.

08 February 2011

A child speaks for the forests

A child speaks for the children: about forests, monkeys and mosquitoes.

Why is there so little action among adults? And what can be done? In a hard-hitting speech at the UN, 13-year old Felix speaks up.

05 February 2011

Our Forests in February!

International Year of the Forest was officially launched earlier this month with the unveiling of the "State of the World's Forests" report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
Bukit Timah Nature Reserve rainforest
What is the state of forests worldwide? And how can we learn more about Singapore's own forests?

02 February 2011

Celebrating Singapore's Wetlands!

2 Feb is World Wetlands Day 2011! Singapore has wonderful wetlands to celebrate! Mangroves, freshwater swamps and streams and more!
Smooth otter (Lutrogale perspicillata)
Our wetlands are home to amazing creatures including the adorable otter!
In Singapore, World Wetlands Day is celebrated at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve with special events on 12 Feb including a mangrove exhibition, talks on mangroves, and guided walks!

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