|Andy, Marcus and Hussain working along|
the same net entwined around mangrove roots.
It was a delight to share and learn from a small group who came for the discussion. It was organised for Hjh Masnah and Rafhiah from Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre of the Universiti Brunei Darussalam who are here on attachment with the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and NParks. I was glad so many active nature bloggers also made the time to come and share ideas and discuss the issues!
website of these delightful animals; Ivan Kwan who writes the Lazy Lizard's Tales blog and morbidly fascinating Monday Morgue blog and shared as an active twitter user about this resource; Jocelyne Sze who writes the Nature Rambles blog; Sean Yap who shares on the Nature in a Concrete Jungle blog. It was also great to have Noor Asmaliza and her friend share their experiences with internet outreach in Malaysia and Indonesia! And Cheryl Koh who raised the important question of how to reach out to those who might not read nature blogs or websites. We agreed the main stream media is still an important channel for this, while internet resources can help provide more indepth information for those who want to know more. Many other issues were raised and continued over lunch, which I couldn't join as I headed off for a field trip. Thanks to Linda and Jocelyne for arranging the venue and making possible this delightful exchange!
At Ubin, the small team from Project Driftnet came across a very long net is deeply entwined among mangrove roots along this stretch.The net is quite badly embedded among the roots, so it's back breaking work.
|Photo by Andy Dinesh|
|Photos by Andy Dinesh|
Aardwolf Pestkare as part of their very kind project to feature wildsingapore photos on their 2012 calendar.
More about this trip on the Project Driftnet blog.