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Published on May 2, 2019

This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nationa...)


00:01:45 1 History
00:01:54 2 Organisation structure
00:02:21 2.1 Coastal and Marine Environment Program Office
00:03:45 2.2 International Relations
00:04:39 2.3 Marine
00:05:33 2.4 Terrestrial
00:06:05 3 Initiatives and products
00:06:15 3.1 National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan
00:07:27 3.2 Singapore Red Data Book
00:08:34 3.3 The Singapore Index on Cities' Biodiversity
00:11:05 4 Key conservation activities and initiatives
00:11:17 4.1 Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey of Singapore
00:12:29 4.2 Coastal protection and restoration at Pulau Tekong
00:13:24 4.3 "BiodiverCity" photo competition
00:14:08 4.4 Coral Nursery Project
00:15:13 4.5 Study on dragonflies
00:16:04 4.6 Hornbill Conservation Project
00:17:06 4.7 Banded leaf monkey conservation
00:18:14 4.8 Sembcorp Forests of Giants
00:19:38 4.9 The Singing Forest
00:20:17 4.10 Seagrass monitoring
00:21:12 5 Further reading



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SUMMARY
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The National Biodiversity Centre (Abbreviation: NBC; Chinese: 国家生物多样性中心 ; Malay: Pusat Kepelbagaian Bio Nasional; Tamil: தேசிய பல்வகை உயிரியல் நிலையம்) is a branch of the National Parks Board and serves as Singapore’s one-stop centre for biodiversity-related information and activities. It manages all available information and data on biodiversity in Singapore. Diverse biodiversity-related information and data are currently generated, stored and updated by different organisations and individuals. The National Biodiversity Centre will maximize the usefulness of such information and data by linking them in a single meta-database. Having complete and up-to-date information is crucial for many decision-making processes involving biodiversity. This hub of biodiversity information and data at the National Biodiversity Centre will also allow knowledge gaps to be better identified and addressed.
The National Biodiversity Centre takes responsibility for the conservation of both terrestrial and marine flora and fauna in Singapore and represents the National Parks Board in its role as the government's scientific authority on nature conservation. The National Biodiversity Centre will also represent Singapore in various biodiversity-related international and regional conventions, including the Convention on Biological Diversity, ASEAN Center for Biodiversity, ASEAN Working Group on Nature Conservation and Biodiversity and ASEANET.

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