It was most inspiring to hear Prof Leo Tan's personal stories of his decades working for nature at U@live last night.
Prof Leo speaks passionately! I was particularly fascinated by his accounts of his early childhood on the original Labrador shore and how he worked relentlessly for decades to preserve as much of it as he could. Culminating in Labrador being designated one of the only two Nature Reserves set up after Singapore's independence.
new natural history museum to have three awesome dinosaurs. The smallest one, Twinky, just landed in Singapore a few days ago. He explained more about why we should have dinosaurs in our new museum.
Ivan Kwan and N. Sivasothi during the event at #UaliveLeoTan. Ivan also has a post on storify where he gushes about the dinosaurs featured at the U@live session featuring Professor Leo Tan, and why dinosaurs are important to us. And Jocelyne did a very comprehensive post of his talk.
U@live page on Prof Leo Tan's talk. Here's more about Prof Leo Tan and some previous media articles about him.
I hear that the organisers plan to have Louis Ng of ACRES at their next U@live event. I'm looking forward to that!