18 Jul '11, 7am

“Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment” is launched!

“Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment” is launched!

“Singapore Biodiversity: An Encyclopedia of the Natural Environment” was just launched at the National University of Singapore by President Nathan, in the presence of about 150 people including VIPs Mah Bow Tan, Vivian Balakrishnan, Tommy Koh, donors, sponsors, contributors and other members of the university and natural history community. Many people contributed to the volume and the general editors are Peter Ng, Richard Corlett and Hugh Tan. Ria Tan will be blogging a review in her indefatigable way at Wild Shores Singapore this week. The immediate question is “where can I get a copy?” It will be available in major bookstores. and should have arrived last week. The NUS Co-Op informs me the retail price of the book is $69.50 but they wil be selling it at a 20% discount from tomorrow, i.e. for $55.60. The publisher EDM puts their books on the international market so I chec...

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