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'A city in a garden': Singapore's journey to becoming a biodiversity model - UN Environment (press release)


UN Environment (press release)
You wouldn't know it today, but in 1965 Singapore was a polluter's paradise: mucky rivers, polluted canals and raw sewage running rampant. It was a developing country, newly split from neighbouring Malaysia, an island surrounded by waters that now they ...

Increased expertise, more holistic overview of flora and fauna for NParks - The Straits Times


The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The transfer of animal-related functions from the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) to the National Parks Board (NParks) aims to create a more holistic understanding of flora and fauna and better manage human-animal ...

Princess Mako visits Brazilian zoology museum that's home to millions of specimens - The Japan Times


The Japan Times
The collection at the Museum of Zoology includes fish specimens that the Japanese Emperor donated to the university after his visit to Sao Paulo in 1978, when he was Crown Prince. The princess showed interest in the specimens and asked questions, ...

Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research - National University of Singapore

Singapore - Singapore

Specializes in animal collections from the Southeast Asian region.

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The Department’s excellent international standing in research and teaching is a result of strong leadership at all levels. This has resulted in a Department comprising a cohesive, efficient and highly motivated group of stakeholders. Various committees and groups address different aspects of Departmental needs. These include the Executive Committee, consisting of senior academics and chaired by the Head of Department, the Ad

Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium
Australia

Information about the Australian National Botanic Gardens, Australian plants, access to databases on living plants, herbarium specimens and photographs.

National University of Hanoi Zoological Museum
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Centre for Biodiversity Research - University of British Columbia
Canada

Explores the fundamental theory underlying biodiversity and ecosystem function, and develops frameworks for decisions in environmental and conservation biology.

Shark Research Program at the University of Florida Museum of Natural History
United States

Attack statistics, breaking news about sharks, information about Great white and Megamouth sharks, shark attack file, and a commercial shark fishery observer program.

National Neuroscience Institute, Singapore
Singapore

The National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) commenced operations on 1 June 1999 as the national specialist centre for the management of patients with diseases of the nervous system. The centre also co-ordinates and provides clinical neuroscience training and conducts basic and clinical neuroscience research in Singapore. NNI's mission and corporate goals rest on our tripod of strengths in clinical services, training and research. To prov

Natural History Museum - Biodiversity
United Kingdom

Discusses about biodiversity, its destruction, and problems arising due to it. Also includes the Museum's work which is helping in the study and conservation of biodiversity.

Natural History Museum: Biodiversity
United Kingdom

The term biodiversity describes the variety of life on Earth, from micro-organisms to mighty whales, along with the habitats they depend upon. Discover why the world’s biodiversity is under threat and what will happen to us as biodiversity decreases. Also, find out about the problems that come with trying to measure it, and how the Museum’s work is helping in the study and conservation of biodiversity.

Griffith University: National Centre for Adult Stem Cell Research
Australia

The Centre was established by the Australian Government to investigate the biology of adult stem cells and their application in cell transplantation therapies, disease biology and drug discovery.

University College Worcester (United Kingdom) - National Pollen Research Unit
United Kingdom

Conducts research on aspects of aerobiology, particularly the abundance and dispersal of pollen.