21 February 2023

8-clam day at Terumbu Raya!

Surveying the western part of this enormous reef flat, the team find a record number of Giant clams and other amazing marine life.
Living reefs of Terumbu Raya, Feb 2023
Like many of our submerged reefs, Terumbu Raya is too huge to survey completely during the narrow low tide window. This is the first time we are checking out this side.

Your support needed for dolphins and coral reefs

Your support needed in these two surveys!

NUS wants to promote environmental awareness in Singapore. They want to understand your views of our coral reefs and reef restoration work. Do the survey at tinyurl.com/SGcoralreefs
Seen a dolphin? Your sightings needed for an NUS study. Report sightings at shorturl.at/HSW04

20 February 2023

Shorebird rescue and signs of dugong at Chek Jawa

A small team of volunteers did our annual health check on the northern shores of Chek Jawa with permission from NParks.
Dugong feeding trails, Chek Jawa north, Feb 2023
We are delighted to see many many dugong feeding trails. The team also rescued a trapped shorebird (our second encounter of this situation). However, there seems to be a lot less seagrass in the area.

15 February 2023

25 Feb (Sat): Pasir Ris FREE family walk by the Naked Hermit Crabs

The Naked Hermit Crabs are back! Come for their FREE guided walk for families at Pasir Ris Park. Registration now open. Slots fill up fast.
Pasir Ris Mangrove Boardwalk tour with the Naked Hermit Crabs, May2019
You can visit Pasir Ris mangroves on your own, at any time. It is open 24/7. Here's more about visiting the boardwalk at any tide and visiting the intertidal shore at low tide.

The Naked Hermit Crabs hold regular free walks specially for families. Get update by checking their blog or like their facebook page.

23 January 2023

Paying respects to our Big Sister

It has become our tradition to survey Big Sister's Island during the Lunar New Year. Part of Singapore's first Marine Park, the island is closed for enhancement works till end March 2024. We did our survey with permission from NParks.
Living shores of Big Sisters Island, Jan 2023
The shores seem to be well, with corals and lots of colourful marine life still thriving here.

22 January 2023

Four-clam day at Pulau Jong

Kelvin Yong's stunning drone footage illustrates the beauty of our last unspoilt island. This is what our Southern Islands looked like before they were reclaimed. 
Dubbed the 'char siew pau' island because of its cute dumpling shape, Pulau Jong has a huge reef flat that is exposed at low spring tide. This reef flat together with the domed island is said to resemble the silhouette of a Chinese sailing junk, thus 'Jong'. Although it lies near petrochemical plants on Pulau Bukom, the Landfill and major shipping lanes, the island is still very much alive.


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