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Sustainable Building Conference 2013 (SB13), Singapore

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Sustainable Building 2013 (SB13) Singapore is a pre-eminent international conference series on Sustainable Buildings & Construction. The event is co-organised by the BCA Centre for Sustainable Buildings (BCA CSB) and the National University of Singapore (NUS).  The conference aims to provide an unparalleled view into regional and international sustainable building issues and promote greater sustainability through […]

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August 12th, 2013 | Posted in Climate Change,EVENTS/CAMPAIGNS,Green Cities | Read More »

Save Bukit Brown

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Keeping these sites the way they are is about who we are and want to be as Singaporeans, about what we value and how we connect to our nation. –  CHAH KAH TIM writing in Today Online Bukit Brown is more than a cemetery. It is symbolic of so many things at so many levels. […]

March 10th, 2012 | Posted in Green Action,Green Cities,Green Events/Campaigns,S.E.Asia/Australasia,Singapore | Read More »

NUS Masters in Environmental Management 10th Anniversary Celebrations

Environment and Climate Change in Asia: Book Launch

By Bhavani Prakash Given the complex nature of various environmental issues, the solutions going forward require an increasingly cross-disciplinary approach that can weave together different perspectives. University education all over the world has to move in that direction. One such example is The National University of Singapore’s Masters in Environmental Management (MEM) degree. It is […]

January 26th, 2012 | Posted in Green Cities,Green Meetings | Read More »

Conference on “Sustainable Environmental Management in Urban Asia”

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Our readers may be interested in the forthcoming conference in Singapore on 15-16 December 2011, on “Sustainable Environmental Management” organised by the National University of Singapore (NUS)’s Master of Science in Environmental Management programme. The two day conference will address the issues regarding Urban Planning that are unique to Asia.  The information (as obtained from […]

November 24th, 2011 | Posted in Climate Change,Green Cities,Green Meetings | Read More »

Making Singapore Bicycle Friendly

Double cycling lanes in Syndey leading on to pedestrian path

By Bhavani Prakash One of the things I noticed during my recent visit to Sydney was the lane markings for bicycles. Markings such as the ones that I am about to share below would really make riding a bicycle safe and convenient in a place like Singapore, where the roads are already well laid out […]

July 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Green Cities | Read More »

Making Singapore a Sustainable City: Concept Plan 2011

URA Singapore

Singapore brings out a Concept Plan every 10 years to map out the long term directions for the city’s land use and transportation plans over the next 40 to 50 years. The next Concept Plan is scheduled for 2011. With this in mind, one of the focus groups that Singapore’s urban planner, the “ Urban Redevelopment Authority” (URA) […]

May 7th, 2010 | Posted in Green Cities,Green Cities/Communities | Read More »

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