16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond

So long, my friends! 🙂 It has been one month since I posted an article, and almost two months since I wrote a blogpost that is biodiversity-related. The graduating year of high school has been hectic for me, and striking the fine balance amongst all my commitments -- schoolwork, scientific research, biodiversity, friendships, college application, … Continue reading 16/03/19 Life Updates: biodiversity and beyond

Philo-byte Friday #1

Aesthetic expression D.W. Gotshalk. The Journal of Aesthetics and Art CriticismVol. 13, No. 1 (Sep., 1954), pp. 80-85Expression is some elements of an artwork (materials, forms) making some other deeper or more critical elements manifest (i.e. suggestive). To achieve such an effect, the elements must cohere well enough. Once achieved, such an expression becomes an … Continue reading Philo-byte Friday #1

How to identify a bird species from its nest? (Birders how-to series #1)

*Pssst, there is a Google drive for all the video clips of wildlife in my blogposts. You can access it here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1RCB9wnWZ56LPMoUj-PglJNXnypMpDIaL ;D It's the breeding season. A warm spring morning with brisk winds. You pace along the nature park trails, clenching at your binoculars and DSLRs, waiting for the sight of a rare bird. … Continue reading How to identify a bird species from its nest? (Birders how-to series #1)

‘Tis the season to be jolly! Migratory season special (09/12/2018)

Mid zone of Sungei Buloh mangroves Seaward zone of Sungei Buloh, now studded with the white plumage of herons MERRY CHRISTMAS!! The migratory season is finally here! It gives naturalists in warmer climates all the more reasons to celebrate a colourful Christmas *<:>> Migratory season spans from September to March next year, but from personal … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to be jolly! Migratory season special (09/12/2018)