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By: Peter KL Ng(Editor), Richard T Corlett(Editor), Hugh TW Tan(Editor)
552 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps
Singapore is home to an astounding diversity of life – from the bizarre looking Antlion to the engagingly named Slipper Limpet, and from the endangered Banded Leaf Monkey to the ocean dwelling Zebra Shark.
This superbly illustrated volume – written by the foremost authorities on the natural environment of Singapore and based on the latest data and fieldwork – features 23 essays exploring the concepts of biodiversity, ecosystems, and sustainability, and describes more than 40 000 non-microbial species that make up the island's unique biodiversity.
With its more than 2 000 full-colour photographs, illustrations and maps, engaging and informative text, this is a must-have volume for anyone interested in the astonishing variety of wildlife found in Singapore.
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Prof Peter K L Ng is a staff member of the Department of Biological Services and also director of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research as well as the Tropical Marine Science Institute of the National University of Singapore. He is an authority on crustacean and freshwater fish taxonomy.
Prof Richard T Corlett is a renowned tropical ecologist and forthcoming president of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation. He heads the Environmental Biology group at the National University of Singapore and is author of The Ecology of Tropical East Asia, published by Oxford University Press.
Assoc Prof Hugh T W Tan is the senior systematic botanist in the Department of Biological Services as well as the deputy director of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research. He teaches plant morphology, horticulture and Singapore's natural heritage, and is a consultant and research collaborator to key government agencies for a wide variety of biodiversity surveys and restoration projects.
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I don't know how you got a book printed 26 years ago in the conditions that I received it (like new) but you do it! ABSOLUTELY AWESOME!
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