This month, find out more about the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint (SSB) and about peatland conservation. We have a few special guests this time. MEWR and NEA will be give a presentation on the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint, in particular on “Towards A Zero Waste Nation”, while Benjamin Tay of PM Haze will talk about the recent … Continue reading
“If a crime continues to occur regardless of the enormous evidence available then is the crime invisible or the evidence invisible or are both visible but not seen?” — Amar Kanwar The NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore (NTU CCA Singapore) presents the debut showing in Southeast Asia of The Sovereign Forest by New Delhi … Continue reading
For June, we look at the Lentor (Tagore) Forest, which is slated for housing development. A secondary forest, this space is home to nationally and globally threatened mammals such as the Sunda Pangolin, Banded-Leaf Monkey and Sunda Slow Loris, endangered and vulnerable plants, as well as naturally and globally threatened birds. Speaking this month, we … Continue reading
Happy World Environment Day! We thought that we should highlight the availability of GrabHitch – a carpooling service that connects passengers and private car drivers going in the same direction by Grab, which is well known for its GrabTaxi service. You can schedule your trips in advance and you will be notified when there is … Continue reading
You are cordially invited to a two-day workshop titled “Memes, Schemes and Dreams: Imagining Singapore Urban Futures”. The workshop will take place between Friday, 10 June (The POD, National Library Building)-Saturday, 11 June (NTU) 2016. More details below.
This month, we look at the issue of mass fish deaths, which occurred in Singapore in the last two years. To give us a first-hand perspective, we have Wild Singapore’s Ria Tan, who has documented its occurrences closely, and former fish farmer, Joseph Wee, who has experienced it as a fish farmer. Audience members are … Continue reading
Make a date with Pesta Ubin this year! There are various activities for everyone on this Pulau Ubin open day, please read on for more details!
Solar Energy Storage (SES) Hackathon is a project created by two co-founders: Kok Chin TAY at Global Sense and Robin LOW at Civil Innovation Lab. Both aim to support sustainable innovative solutions by youth groups of Singapore, and have a long term vision to expand this project overseas. Ahead of the hackathon, the pair are organising two workshop sessions … Continue reading
With Singapore signing the Paris Agreement on Earth Day, we would like to commemorate the move by focusing on the COP21 Paris Agreement and Climate Change for our upcoming session! We have three interesting speakers conveying insights related to COP21 and climate change. Melissa Low of Energy Studies Institute (ESI) will explain key elements of the … Continue reading
March Green Drinks: Addressing Human-Orangutan Conflict in Agricultural Landscapes around the Leuser Ecosystem, Northern Sumatra
This month, we are delighted to have Panut Hadisiswoyo, Founding Director of Orangutan Information Centre (OIC), with us. He will share how his organisation addresses the conflict between humans and orang utans in the Leuser Ecosystem of North Sumatra. Big thanks to Nor Lastrina of Singapore Youth for Climate Action for helping to coordinate this session, and … Continue reading