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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. […]

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

ACRES needs your help to “Save the World’s Saddest Dolphins”

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Animals Concerns and Research & Education Society (ACRES), is a Singapore-based NGO which creates awareness about animal rights, and promotes community involvement in the animal protection movement. Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), Singapore’s leading casino operator purchased 27 dolphins from Solomon Islands. Two already died last year in Langkawi in transit.  Please support ACRES’ campaign to […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Singapore,Water/Marine Life,Wildlife | Read More »

Better labelling of GM foods in Singapore essential

GM Corn from Flickr Illuminating 9_11's

by Bhavani Prakash The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) is the main regulatory body in Singapore, responsible for setting food safety and food labelling standards. Last week on June 9th, 2010,  The Straits Times (Singapore’s national newspaper), published an interview with former chief, Dr. Ngiam Toh Tau entitled ”Ensuring Singaporeans don’t go hungry” which is reproduced here by WildSingapore News. […]

June 16th, 2010 | Posted in Agriculture/Food,S.E.Asia/Australasia,Singapore | Read More »

What can shore lovers do about the oil spill in Singapore?

Oil spill reaches Chek Jawa, Pulau Ubin, Singapore  Photo: Hang Chong

Just as the Gulf Coast of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana, USA is grappling with a major oil spill from the BP operated offshore rig, the hard reality of an oil spill hit home in Singapore. Two oil tankers collided to spill 2,500 metric tons of crude oil in the Singapore Strait, 13 kms off the […]

May 29th, 2010 | Posted in Biodiversity & Ecosystems,S.E.Asia/Australasia,Singapore | Read More »

Study ranks Singapore highest in relative Environmental Impact

deforestation crustmania flickr

One of the most significant studies in “Evaluating the Relative Environmental Impact of Countries” has been released by the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute  in conjuction with the National University of Singapore and Princeton University. Do we need yet another indicator or study, one may ask, considering there are many alternative indices already: the City Development Index(CDI), Ecological Footprint(EF), […]

May 11th, 2010 | Posted in Growth/Sustainable Development,Singapore,Sustainable Development,World | Read More »

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