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Cycling, macintosh, natural history and life in Singapore - Archives

List of Categories : cycling * meow * world * movies * NUS * mangroves * mac and the internet * lit * Singapore Naturalist * museum * science * kakis * life in Singapore * travel *

Category: Singapore Naturalist

Tue 01 Jan 2008

Singapore celebrates the International Year of the Reef in 2008

Fri 21 Dec 2007

Theresa on the Ridge

Fri 26 Oct 2007

Toddycats webpage on Wordpress

Mon 15 Oct 2007

Blogging for the environment

Thu 04 Oct 2007

Put a smile on my face

Sat 25 Aug 2007

Archers and Half Beaks

Sat 25 Aug 2007

Sungei Buloh today

Mon 20 Aug 2007

The damming of Sungei Pungol and Sg Serangoon

Mon 20 Aug 2007

Wireless@Buloh

Thu 16 Aug 2007

Lim Chu Kang beach

Sun 29 Jul 2007

Sun skink

Thu 19 Jul 2007

Walking in the rain

Fri 13 Jul 2007

Battle of Pasir Panjang layered over Google Earth

Fri 13 Jul 2007

Ice-cream with a Toddycat in town

Tue 10 Jul 2007

Dudes behind me at Sasi's talk

Mon 09 Jul 2007

Blast from the past - Sasi Nayar in town

Sat 07 Jul 2007

Chek Jawa boardwalk open!

Wed 04 Jul 2007

Heritage Fest 2007: Pasir Panjang Heritage Trail

Mon 25 Jun 2007

Raffles Museum's Mr Yeo Keng Loo, RIP

Sun 24 Jun 2007

ACRES Wildlife Rescue Centre - preview party

Thu 07 Jun 2007

Photos from Sunday's briskwalk

Thu 07 Jun 2007

Cycling in Ubin photos

Tue 22 May 2007

That 15 mins presentation today

Tue 15 May 2007

Phew, symposium webpage up!

Sat 28 Apr 2007

Greenpeace flash animation of the Pacific Trash Vortex

Mon 23 Apr 2007

Tse Lynn says, "think people think!"

Sun 22 Apr 2007

Event photos

Tue 17 Apr 2007

Photos from the SHS museum tour

Fri 13 Apr 2007

International Coastal Cleanup order form

Tue 03 Apr 2007

Woodpecker in mangroves

Wed 28 Mar 2007

Papaya Milk Shake at Adam Road Hawker Centre with Paddy Murphy

Sun 25 Mar 2007

MacRitchie - Bukit Timah Briskwalk

Mon 19 Mar 2007

Briskwalking MacRitche to Bukit Timah

Fri 16 Mar 2007

Big fish!

Thu 15 Mar 2007

Ubin Challenge 1999

Thu 15 Mar 2007

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore - 1st meeting

Wed 14 Mar 2007

"Black Market" by Ben Davies

Mon 12 Mar 2007

Wildlife Asia '07 - sessions to speak at

Wed 21 Feb 2007

Predictive tide tables, Sembawang 2007

Wed 21 Feb 2007

USBGN's Geographic Names Data Base

Sun 18 Feb 2007

MacRitchie to Bukit Timah today

Mon 12 Feb 2007

KickRSS adds style

Sat 02 Dec 2006

Chek Jawa Boardwalk - site visit for the work in progress

Fri 01 Dec 2006

Fixed that link!

Fri 01 Dec 2006

Sungei Buloh Anniversary Walk 2006

Tue 14 Nov 2006

Public Service Exhibition 2006

Sun 05 Nov 2006

Gavin Thurston in Singapore

Tue 31 Oct 2006

The Singapore Naturalist

Tue 31 Oct 2006

ICC Jacksonville, Florida

Mon 09 Oct 2006

Photos for the Volunteer Hub at Pulau Ubin

Sat 07 Oct 2006

Toddycat suspended

Thu 05 Oct 2006

The village headman just passed away

Mon 02 Oct 2006

NUSSU SAVE Green Carnival

Sun 01 Oct 2006

Talk at NUS Central Library this time

Sun 01 Oct 2006

Cycling trip at Ubin

Sun 01 Oct 2006

Hijacked on a Saturday morning

Mon 18 Sep 2006

Mynas for company

Fri 15 Sep 2006

Rain, rain go away

Sat 09 Sep 2006

Country club

Mon 04 Sep 2006

Steve Irwin, RIP

Fri 01 Sep 2006

Pasir Ris mangroves

Fri 25 Aug 2006

Marine life in Singapore, some exciting highlights from Habitatnews

Sun 13 Aug 2006

Partial recce at Kranji mangroves

Tue 08 Aug 2006

My how you've grown!

Tue 08 Aug 2006

Understanding the limits of GPS

Mon 07 Aug 2006

Bukit Timah's isolation by the BKE

Tue 01 Aug 2006

Talks mainly about marine life, pollution and conservation in Singapore

Fri 21 Jul 2006

Reminiscing Chek Jawa

Thu 13 Jul 2006

Quick recce in the morning

Fri 09 Jun 2006

R.I.P. Diana

Thu 08 Jun 2006

What I did yesterday

Wed 07 Jun 2006

Some bedtime reading...

Sun 04 Jun 2006

NTU Earthlink's Envirofest @ Toa Payoh HDB Hub Mall

Sun 04 Jun 2006

Sunrise over MacRitchie

Wed 24 May 2006

Where were the turtles last night?

Wed 24 May 2006

Another late night...

Tue 25 Apr 2006

Happy Earth Day

Mon 17 Apr 2006

"What is Year of the Turtle?"

Tue 11 Apr 2006

HSBC volunteers at Sungei Buloh mangroves

Sun 09 Apr 2006

Fig in tree

Thu 06 Apr 2006

Farewell to Terumbu Bayan

Sat 01 Apr 2006

Pulau Ular salvage

Sun 05 Mar 2006

Crab in crevice

Wed 01 Mar 2006

Terumbu Retan Laut or Pulau Retan Laut

Tue 14 Feb 2006

Sideshow!

Sat 04 Feb 2006

Sea hibiscus

Wed 25 Jan 2006

A distracted day

Sun 15 Jan 2006

Which camera?

Sun 15 Jan 2006

Hunting for a bird - The Bodysnatchers

Mon 09 Jan 2006

Environs of SJI - Malcolm Park and a cemetery

Mon 09 Jan 2006

Mynas foraging

Sun 08 Jan 2006

Sungei Buloh in the rain

Sun 08 Jan 2006

The reluctant naturalist

Sat 07 Jan 2006

Habitatnews - lots to catch up with

Wed 28 Dec 2005

Pasir Panjang Heritage Trail calendar sorted out

Sat 24 Dec 2005

The Labrador cleanup

Fri 23 Dec 2005

Rapt attention during Unveiled!

Tue 13 Dec 2005

Videos for the Volunteer Fair @ North East 2005

Mon 12 Dec 2005

Videos for the Volunteer Fair @ North East 2005

Wed 07 Dec 2005

NEA blogger and ICCS news

Thu 01 Dec 2005

Posters for Giving Tree @ North East

Tue 22 Nov 2005

Sungei Buloh Anniversary Walk 2005

Thu 03 Nov 2005

Biodiversity Symposium of Singapore 2003 remembered

Tue 18 Oct 2005

Raptors over Pulau Semakau

Tue 18 Oct 2005

Sunset over Pulau Semakau

Thu 06 Oct 2005

The name of a bird

Thu 06 Oct 2005

More colourful photos

Sat 17 Sep 2005

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore - data submitted in hours

Mon 05 Sep 2005

Other Toddycats activities last weekend

Sun 04 Sep 2005

Pasir Panjang Heritage Day 2 and War Vets Forum

Sun 04 Sep 2005

ICCS Kranji Mangroves briefing & Lim Chu Kang recce

Sat 03 Sep 2005

Pasir Panjang Heritage Walk this morning

Sat 03 Sep 2005

Coastal Cleanup Meeting last night

Sat 03 Sep 2005

Lim Chu Kang mudflats with Czech scientists yesterday afternoon

Mon 29 Aug 2005

Potter wasp at the door, Part II

Sat 27 Aug 2005

Potter wasp at the door

Sat 27 Aug 2005

Potter wasp central in NUS

Sat 13 Aug 2005

Alvin's Changi Jetty reminder

Sun 07 Aug 2005

Pulau Ubin East Ride for Pedal Ubin Guides

Mon 25 Jul 2005

Sunday morning at Beting Bronok

Mon 25 Jul 2005

Pedal Ubin last Saturday

Fri 22 Jul 2005

Hornbill and swiflets today

Fri 15 Jul 2005

Alfred Russle Wallace, 1862, Singapore

Tue 12 Jul 2005

"South Africa's Cape Baboons Being Maimed"

Sun 10 Jul 2005

Roosters in the morning

Wed 06 Jul 2005

Khao Ban Tat

Wed 06 Jul 2005

The last stand of the male fig wasp

Fri 01 Jul 2005

Common House Snake amongst Hopea sangal wood

Wed 29 Jun 2005

Does Lyssa zampa eat?

Sat 25 Jun 2005

Sat 25 Jun 2005

Blooming Sea Hibiscus'

Sat 25 Jun 2005

Lyssa zampa - second batch?

Sat 25 Jun 2005

East of Ubin

Tue 21 Jun 2005

Lekowala flowers and fruits

Mon 20 Jun 2005

Plastic bags in the air

Fri 17 Jun 2005

ICCS Otters: 2nd Meeting for Zone Captains

Fri 17 Jun 2005

Dolphin carcass report in The New Paper

Fri 10 Jun 2005

"God" under the microscope.

Mon 06 Jun 2005

Briskwalk gallery up

Sun 05 Jun 2005

Briskwalk photos/Carine on a long run

Fri 03 Jun 2005

"Shell is looking at land reclamation around Pulau Ular"

Thu 02 Jun 2005

Understanding Evolution

Sat 28 May 2005

Moths galore!

Fri 20 May 2005

Launch of Forest Trees of Bukit Timah

Wed 11 May 2005

Bees with transponders

Wed 06 Apr 2005

Briskwalk webpage revamped for June

Thu 10 Mar 2005

Aquatic bugs page edited

Thu 03 Mar 2005

Scrawlings

Thu 17 Feb 2005

Talipot palm at the SIngapore Botanic Gardens

Wed 16 Feb 2005

Enchanting Woods

Mon 07 Feb 2005

Dolphin video

Fri 04 Feb 2005

Habitatnews - a monthly newsletter

Thu 27 Jan 2005

Scallop eyes

Sat 22 Jan 2005

First Toddycats! workshop for 2005

Thu 20 Jan 2005

Raffles Bulletin of Zoology - articles available for download

Tue 18 Jan 2005

No more New Paper archives

Sat 18 Dec 2004

About mangroves, on news Radio 93.8 FM's Living Room

Tue 14 Dec 2004

Learning About Plants in Singapore, ver 1.0

Sun 05 Dec 2004

Another successful Sg Buloh Anniversary Walk

Wed 24 Nov 2004

The other blogs - turtle shell and an honourable mention

Fri 19 Nov 2004

Buloh Anniversary Walk training tomorrow

Fri 05 Nov 2004

Talking to ACJC students

Tue 02 Nov 2004

Southern Islands brochure revealed

Wed 27 Oct 2004

The Hopea sangal story

Tue 19 Oct 2004

New faces at old haunts

Sun 19 Sep 2004

ICCS updates

Fri 17 Sep 2004

Coastal cleanup hours away...

Tue 31 Aug 2004

Reefs at Risk display

Sat 28 Aug 2004

City forest workshop forces hand

Fri 27 Aug 2004

Joseph Lai's new pages

Thu 19 Aug 2004

Updates to Mangroves of Singapore webpage

Wed 18 Aug 2004

Forest plots on Kent Ridge

Sun 15 Aug 2004

International Coastal Cleanup Singapore Webpage

Sat 24 Jul 2004

Pasir Panjang Heritage Walk

Thu 08 Jul 2004

Watching flying snakes with naturalists

Mon 05 Jul 2004

Kent Ridge or Pasir Panjang?

Mon 05 Jul 2004

Pasir Panjang heritage revealed

Sat 03 Jul 2004

International Coastal Cleanup preparations begin

Fri 11 Jun 2004

Hawthorne doing coastal cleanup

Sun 06 Jun 2004

Recounting the events of Chek Jawa at the site

Fri 04 Jun 2004

APYEN CHAT later

Wed 12 May 2004

Invertebrate Classification, 1987

Sat 01 May 2004

Pulau Hantu (blog) shifted

Fri 16 Apr 2004

Phylogenetic Garden

Mon 05 Apr 2004

Hopea sangal project - more seeds sprouting

Tue 30 Mar 2004

Ottermen speak...

Thu 25 Mar 2004

Chek Jawa workshop series 2004

Tue 23 Mar 2004

Meeting MDA

Sun 21 Mar 2004

Briskwalk record set today - 1:33

Sat 20 Mar 2004

Tiger tales

Tue 16 Mar 2004

Debby is blogging

Sun 14 Mar 2004

Pedal Ubin begins...

Thu 04 Mar 2004

Boot camp for environmental managers

Mon 23 Feb 2004

Bats and Durians

Thu 19 Feb 2004

Go with the flow

Fri 06 Feb 2004

A home for the Changi Tree sculptures

Fri 16 Jan 2004

Changi sculpture - getting help

Thu 15 Jan 2004

"No alien invasion in primary forests"

Wed 14 Jan 2004

Talking to NUS/SMU divers

Sat 27 Dec 2003

2004 Tidal values (updated post)

Fri 19 Dec 2003

Training Chek Jawa guides in 2004

Sun 14 Dec 2003

Under Seige in Ubin

Wed 10 Dec 2003

Protection from whom?

Wed 19 Nov 2003

Some old pictures

Tue 18 Nov 2003

Time for rare birds

Thu 13 Nov 2003

Space for the Hopea sangal (Changi tree) sculpture

Tue 04 Nov 2003

Mother of all park connectors

Sat 01 Nov 2003

Briskwalking once again

Tue 28 Oct 2003

Bulldog of a mudskipper

Sun 26 Oct 2003

Singapore Waters - Unveiling the Seas

Fri 24 Oct 2003

Preparing Habitatnews on a modem, sigh!

Mon 06 Oct 2003

Brunei mangrove symposium

Fri 03 Oct 2003

Introducing Tiger, SARS survivor

Wed 01 Oct 2003

Changi and Buloh Webpage updates

Mon 29 Sep 2003

Overcrowded land?

Sat 27 Sep 2003

Talk more, do less

Thu 25 Sep 2003

One conversation, One project

Mon 22 Sep 2003

Finding Nemo talk a success

Sun 21 Sep 2003

Kranji Nature Trail and HSBC/NYAA Environmental Awards

Fri 12 Sep 2003

Wet ops, Sweat ops

Fri 12 Sep 2003

The Hopea sangal Tree: Sculpture Symposium

Wed 10 Sep 2003

Pool cues and picture frames

Tue 09 Sep 2003

Marine life in Singapore?

Tue 09 Sep 2003

Shark Finning protest

Fri 05 Sep 2003

Talks on the coastal cleanup and John's Taxi driver from hell

Fri 05 Sep 2003

Talks on marine conservation begin...without me!

Wed 27 Aug 2003

A forest walk in hope of a BSS revival

Sat 23 Aug 2003

The Kranji puzzle solved