Biodiversity Connections

Conservation and science meetups since 201X.

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Sharks 101 by Kathy Xu - 7pm, 27 Feb @ NSS Office

Green Drinks : Enabling Behaviour Change in Organisations and in Society

Talk by Dr Vilma D'Rozario on Environmental Stewardship - 13 Feb, 6pm @ NUS

9th Master of Science Environmental Management seminar:  ‘From Appreciation to Activism: a journey in environmental stewardship.’  

Spinning Our Endangered Forests into Cheap Clothing

If you have rayon, lyocell / TENCEL®, Modal® and Viscose® in your clothing, you are wearing fabrics that have been spun out of cellulose from trees. Converting wood into dissolving pulp from which soft fibers is associated with toxic chemicals (e.g. sodium hydroxide, sulfuric acid), the use of massive amounts of water, land grabbing and human right abuses.

NSS Talk on the Clown- faced Monkey of Vietnam - Fri 19 Nov @ 7pm

The Tonkin Snub-nosed Monkey (Rhinopithecus avunculus) is critically endangered. It is amongst the top 25 most endangered primates in the world. Found only in northern Vietnam, there are just 250 individuals left. Information on its genetic variability is essential to assess population viability and evaluate conservation management. Join Andie Ang in an hour long talk to learn about the life history, ecology, genetic variability and conservation of this clown-faced primate of Vietnam.

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