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  • OUR UPCOMING SESSION

    In July, we look at relief work + the environment. Speaking this month is Jonathan How of Relief Singapore, and Robin Low of Civil Innovation Lab. More details soon!

    Date: 27 July 2016 (Wed)
    Time: 7pm – 9pm+
    Venue: SingJazz Club, 101 Jalan Sultan, #02-00, The Sultan.
    Admission: Free (contributions to society accepted)
    RSVP: Via Facebook or email greendrinkssingapore@gmail.com

  • ANNOUNCEMENTS

    If you wish to join our events-only mailing list. Please email us at olivia@greendrinkssingapore.com. Facebook no longer permits us to invite all members, so we realised that we need to collate email addresses to ensure everyone gets the invitation.
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Green Drinks: Relief & Sustainable Impact

This July, we look at relief and sustainable impact in disaster hit areas. Our speakers this month include Jonathan How of Relief Singapore, and Robin of Civil Innovation Lab. Jonathan will talk about his mission experiences during the haze crisis and his thoughts about the way forward towards a haze-free future, while Robin will talk … Continue reading

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12-14 August 2016: Climate Innovation Challenge

The Building & Construction Authority (BCA), National Climate Change Secretariat (NCCS) and JTC Corporation have organised a Climate Innovation Challenge, more details below!

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Green Drinks: Development of the Lentor (Tagore) Forest

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

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Have you tried GrabHitch yet?

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

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10 – 11 June 2016 – [Global Asia] Memes, Schemes & Dreams: Imagining Singapore Urban Futures

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.

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Singapore’s mass fish deaths: a signal of problems in the Johor Strait?

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

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14 May – 12th June: Pesta Ubin 2016!

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!

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Now Open: Solar Energy Storage Workshops & Hackathon Registration

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

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Green Drinks: COP21 Paris Agreement & Climate Change

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

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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

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Earth Film Festival: Singapore’s first crowd-based sustainability film festival

Earth Fest organisers are running the Earth Film Festival from Earth Day, April 22 2016, onwards and you can participate by hosting your own screening with friends and family at no cost. The Earth Film Festival is a crowd-based film festival, meaning hosts own a copy of the film afterwards, and it can be screened again … Continue reading

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Earth Hour 2016: Shine a light on forests this Saturday!

It’s that time of the year again! Please read below for the low down of this year’s Earth Hour.

  • About Green Drinks Singapore

    Founded in November 2007, Green Drinks Singapore is one of more than 800 cities with a Green Drinks presence.

  • We are a non-profit environmental movement that connects academia, green businesses, activists, community and government, for knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. We do this by organising informal talks every last Thursday of the month, over drinks! Once in a while, we hold discussions, documentary screenings and workshops to further engage the public and participants.
  • Started in 1989 in London, the Green Drinks movement is a self-organising network that is meant to be simple and unstructured. The global site can be found at www.greendrinks.org.
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