Protecting endangered wildlife in S’pore

07 September 2019 | General NewsResearch

With funding from the Wildlife Reserves Singapore Conservation Fund and state-of-the-art genome-mapping technology, Ms Elize Ng, a research assistant at NUS who specialises in environmental biology was able to discover that the shamas sighted in Singapore were once caged birds. Her work has helped to pave the way to fight against the caged-bird trade in Southeast Asia.