12 November 2018

2 Dec (Sun): Let’s Act on the Singapore Blue Plan 2018!

Join this FREE workshop to put the Singapore Blue Plan 2018 into action! Share your ideas. Be part of the change that you want to see!
The marine community at the Launch of
the Singapore Blue Plan 2018. Photo by Dr Tan Heok Hui
This workshop will focus one of the six recommendations in the Blue Plan: Environmental Education and Science Communication.

11 November 2018

Wild fun for kids during the December school holidays!

Exciting nature activities specially for kids are lined up for the coming school holidays! Free fun ways to discover and enjoy Singapore's biodiversity!
Pasir Ris mangrove boardwalk tour with the Naked Hermit Crabs, Sep 2018
Special activities include a family walk at Sentosa's natural shores, and in our threatened MacRitchie forests. And a demonstration of traditional prawn farming. Also nature camps and workshops specially for kids. Learn about our marine life, dragonflies and damselflies, pollinators and more. Here's highlights of activities specially for kids and the family...

07 November 2018

How can we stop grasscutters from littering nylon strings?

The issue of grasscutter nylon string litter is in the Straits Times, thanks to Jose Hong. A letter on this has been sent to NParks and the Municipal Services Office. In it, I highlight that we don't want to just complain, but want to help to stop this permanently.
41 strings collected in a short time at Gardens by the Bay
18 Sep 2018 by Ria Tan.
Special thanks to all the people who tirelessly picked up, photographed and shared their sightings of these heartbreaking litter all over Singapore. Please keep sending me your sightings.

More details below.

27 October 2018

Pulau Semakau (South) quickly

A quick check on the mangroves, corals and seagrasses at Pulau Semakau today. On a rainy evening close to sunset.
Living reefs of Pulau Semakau (South)
I noticed some signs of bleaching and stress among the corals. I also had a quick look through the mangroves and revisited some rare trees there.

24 October 2018

Our Crazy Rich Shores: St Jonh's Island

Just 15 minutes from Singapore's main business district by water taxi, are crazy rich shores of St John's Island.
Crazy Rich Shores: St John's Island
The cluster of Kusu, Lazarus and St. John's Islands has been recommended by the Singapore Blue Plan 2018 for elevated protection status.

23 October 2018

Our Crazy Rich Shores: Pulau Jong

Pulau Jong is among our last untouched islands; it has not been reclaimed or developed. This is what our Southern Islands used to look like.
Crazy Rich Shores: Pulau Jong
As part of the cluster around Pulau Semakau, Pulau Jong has been recommended by the Singapore Blue Plan 2018 for Immediate Conservation Priority.


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