23 April 2009

12 May (Tue): Rhett A. Butler of Mongabay.com shares about science communication

"How to communicate conservation science effectively online?" is the theme of the upcoming informal Q&A session with Rhett A. Butler, founder of Mongabay.com. Hosted by Janice Lee and N. Sivasothi.
Mongabay.com was founded nearly 10 years ago by Rhett A. Butler, who today is the chief editor and primary writer for the site. With more than one million unique visitors per month, Mongabay.com is one of the world's most popular environmental science and conservation news sites. The news and rainforests sections of the site are widely cited for information on tropical forests, conservation, and wildlife.

In this informal Q&A session, Rhett will share his experiences of managing and updating Mongabay.com as well as answer any questions from the floor on how to communicate conservation science effectively using online tools such as blogs.

More about Mongabay.com

Tuesday, 12th May 2009: 5.30pm
DBS Conference Room, Block S3, Level 5,
Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore Map

All are welcome.

Thanks to alert on eco-tax by N. Sivasothi.

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