Nature Society (Singapore) Conference: “Nature Conservation For a Sustainable Singapore”

The Nature Society (Singapore) is holding a conference covering issues of loss of biodiversity and habitat fragmentation in Singapore, on Oct 16 (Sunday). More details below.

Excerpt taken from this Nature Society Conference Flyer:

On behalf of the Nature Society (Singapore), I am honored to invite you to attend a conference to meet with our Guest-of-Honour, Dr Geh Min, and local nature and conservation enthusiasts and experts to share the various problems and issues concerning loss of biodiversity and habitat fragmentation in Singapore. Our speakers will talk about the status of and effects on a range of flora, fauna and habitats, explore, analyze appropriate ideas, plans, best practices and solutions that will help to prevent or mitigate loss or save our remaining nature areas and biodiversity.

Date: 16th October, 2011, Sunday

Time: 8am to 7pm

Venue: Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel, 20 Merchant Road

Topics: Vulnerable and Endangered Species – Problems and Issues, Education, EcoTourism and Legal Issues, Habitat Conservation and Management

Entry Fee: S$30 for NSS members, S$50 for non members and S$20 for tertiary, polytechnic and JC students.

Dresscode: Smart Casual

It has been more than two years since the revised edition of The Red Data Book (2008) was published. The Red Data Book highlights the various species of plants and wildlife that are endangered in Singapore. This conference is aimed at getting guidance, ideas and thoughts towards making Nature Conservation for a Sustainable Singapore, a truly valuable experience for all associated with it. Senior executives, managers, professionals, volunteers from the green environmental field, business organizations, associations, relevant government agencies and nongovernmental organizations will be in attendance, including members from Nature Society.

To RSVP, please register online at http://www.nss.org.sg latest by 10 October 2011.

Your participation is important to us to achieve our aims to sustain our biodiversity.

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