Freshwater crab conservation work recognised

Assistant Professor Darren Yeo  (in white in the photo) from NUS Biological Sciences was part of the freshwater crab conservation working group that received a Minister’s Award (Team) in recognition for work on species recovery and conservation of the critically endangered Singapore freshwater crab Johora singaporensis, one of the world’s 100 most threatened species.  The group was led by the Singapore National Parks Board (NParks), with representatives from the Wildlife Reserves Singapore.

The award, presented at the Ministry of National Development (MND) National Day Observance Ceremony on 8 August 2018, is one of 15 awards given out to projects across MND and one of two awarded projects from NParks.