For this rare group of students who are keen on advocacy, I added in lots of information about some of the advocacy done for our shores. It was nice reminiscing about the work done for Chek Jawa before reclamation was deferred.
free tours by the Naked Hermit Crabs.
Cyrene Reef by Sijie and Chee Kong of the Star Trackers, and magical moments such as the time when the new record sea star was found there. Sijie has been working hard to arrange for his students to continue working on the amazing marine life at Cyrene Reef in the year ahead. Hurray!
|Sijie (in red) with volunteers and the new record sea star.|
the shores that we may lose under the new Land Use plan for a 7million population.
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free guided walks here so that more people can enjoy the mangrove life before it is lost.
Pulau Jong, among the few untouched islands left among our Southern islands.
Southern Shores pamphlet to everyone!
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After the talk I rushed over to meet up with Sze Peng and Linda of NParks who are organising this year's Biodiversity Festival. Kindly hosted at VivoCity! Hurray! A great opportunity to reach out to urbanites who may not have had a chance to know about our wild places. The Festival is scheduled for July.
last year's Biodiversity Festival. In fact, last year's wonderful panels done up by Sabrina are still alive! They have been travelling the heartlands and shopping malls and will be making its last stop 11-24 March 2013 at Lot One Shopping Mall 11am - 9pm daily, more details.
There's so much more to learn and do for Singapore's shores!