Archive for July, 2007

02 Aug 2007: “Linnaeus and His Garden”

July 26, 2007

In celebration of the 300th Anniversary of the birth of Carolus Linnaeus, the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the Swedish Embassy present: “Linnaeus and His Garden”.

2007 marks the 300th birth anniversary of Carolus Linnaeus, the Father of Plant and Animal Classification. Prof Tomas Hallingback, from the Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala, Sweden will present a seminar on the history, design, transformation, preservation an the scientific significance of the world famous garden built by Linnaeus in Uppsala, Sweden.

All are welcome!

Date: Thursday, 2 August 2007
Venue: Library Courtyard (Level 1 Botany Centre),
Singapore Botanic Gardens

Programme
3.45pm: Arrival of Guests
4.00pm: Launch of Linnaeus Exhibition & Viewing of Exhibition
4.30pm: Gardens’ Talk Series: “Linnaeus and His Garden”
5.30pm: End of Talk

See also Habitatnews.

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Götheborg at Göteborg

July 3, 2007

Finally, some photos from the celebrations at Göteborg! China-SG Port watch volunteer crew Josephine Lidvall just posted an album of photos on her facebook account.

Volunteer crew on the Götheborg

Port Watch sings!

L-R: Peter Bäversjö, Dag Jonasson, Tobias Gren, Per Nilsson Strängberg,
Henrik Alling, Stina Sahlström.