02 November 2012

Wildlife and wildsingapore featured in the Straits Times

Thanks to Rachel Chan, there is a beautiful spread in today's Straits Times Life! featuring Singapore's wild life in the air, on land and sea!
"Wild things" by Rachel Chan Straits Times 2 Nov 12
There's also mention of the Northern Expedition of the Mega Marine Survey! And lots of lovely photos and info on some of our favourite wild life.

Rachel says "Plenty of folk here are taking a walk on the wild side and finding out what lies beneath the trees and sea. Some of it is serious stuff. Two hundred scientists and volunteers are involved in an audit of marine life around Singapore's northern islands and coasts in the Mega Marine Survey, conducted by the National Parks Board. Blog updates (megamarinesurvey.blogspot.sg) show volunteers mingling with the likes of jellyfish, slugs, sea anemones and crabs."

She adds: "Nature interest groups such as Nature Society (Singapore) and Wild Singapore are helping to document natural heritage in independent surveys. Wild Singapore founder Ria Tan offers these tips: "You need keen eyesight and patience to spot wildlife. It's easier if you know what you are looking for."

Read more in "Wild things" by Rachel Chan Straits Times 2 Nov 12, also on wildsingapore news

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