ReadNUS Issue 28

JUNE 2021 | ISSUE 28
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“It’s surely our responsibility to do everything within our power to create a planet that provides a home not just for us, but for all life on Earth.” – These words, spoken by English Broadcaster, Natural Historian and Environmental Activist David Attenborough, remind us of the urgency of environmental action, and is the reason why we’re focusing on the only known living planet this week.

This Week’s Reads:
Protecting Our Planet

Clicking on the title or book image will link you to the full text.

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With a foreword by Sir David Attenborough, this is the striking photographic companion to the groundbreaking NETFLIX original documentary series, presenting never-before-seen visuals of the environmental change that has to be seen to be believed.

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Bionomics in the Dragon Kingdom places the ecological context, including a section on animal rights in Bhutan, within the nation’s Buddhist spiritual and ethical setting.

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A landmark resolution was adopted at the United Nations General Assembly on 24 December 2017 to conserve and sustainably use the high seas. The decision, by more than 130 nations, paves the way for measures to sustain aquatic life in a rapidly changing ocean.

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The objective of this paper is to present the findings of a research to determine to what extent the greening of the supply chain is taking place in South East Asia, including the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. This research presented insights to this greening process in this region.
We’re Recruiting for AY2021/22

Ancient Stories Retold

[AY2021/22 RECRUITMENT] We’re expanding our team to make reading more accessible and popular! We are looking for students from any faculty and background to join our:

🧑‍🎨 Publicity, ✍️ Editorial, and 📻 Programmes

departments! Our main requirements for all applicants? That you share the same love for books as we do! 📚📖📓

Applications close on 13 June 2021, so if you’re interested to contribute to the reading community in NUS, learn more & sign up via our website.

Literary Journal
We publish original articles written by our team that cover a range of topics from the trendiest authors to books, reading news and more! Simply put, Lirra’s Literary Journal is your go-to publication for all things reading.
Orientalism's Interlocutors

We’re eager to hear from you for our Literary JournalOver the past few months, we’ve engaged many of our ReadNUS members to contribute articles about the books they’ve read, cafes they’ve visited, and literary analysis they’re inspired by. Now, as we approach our first anniversary of the journal, we’d like to invite you, our fellow readers, to share stories of your own! Simply submit an 800 to 1200 word article on the following areas and your article could be published in our journal. For more details, visit our submissions page here.

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