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

Sustainability Mentorship Programme 2016 – applications close 24 Jan 2016

The Sustainability Mentorship Programme is back with more mentors, please circulate this to those who might be keen! More details below. “I’m trying to free your mind, Neo. But I can only show you the door. You’re the one that has to walk through it.” – Morpheus, The Matrix The Sustainability Mentorship Programme (in its … Continue reading

OBS community event: IsLand-A-Hand

OBS has organised IsLand-A-Hand for 30 November, an event that involves environmental conservation and bonding with youths. More details below. Come along for IsLand-A-HAND to: Bond and interact with other youth participants Have a deeper appreciation for our environment Learn ways to conserve and protect the natural bio-diversity and wildlife Be ambassadors of a sustainable … Continue reading

Sustainability Mentorship Programme 2015

Registrations are now open for the Sustainability Mentorship Programme 2015! Calling on 19-35 year olds keen on sustainability leadership and becoming sustainability champions. Registrations close on 4 Jan, details below!

Highlights from Ria Tan’s talk on the Secret Shores of Singapore

For those who were not able to make our March session of Green Drinks, the event was live-tweeted under the handle @oliviachoong, and here are some of the talking points : – 1 of the things sea turtles eat. Here’s an exploded balloon. Ria advises against balloon releases: – S’pore is very small & shores … Continue reading

Green Drinks: Secret shores of Singapore

This month, we are elated to have Ria Tan of wildsingapore/wild shores of Singapore with us. Find out about marine life found in Singapore through Ria’s captivating photos, and interesting stories of her adventures around our shores. Date: 29 March 2012 (Thursday) Time: 7.30pm – 9.30pm (talk will be followed by Q&A, then mingling) Venue: … Continue reading

3rd December talk on “Secret Shores of Singapore” by Ria Tan

Ria Tan of Wild Singapore and Wild Shores of Singapore is holding a talk this Saturday at The National Geographic Store at VivoCity. No need to swim, no need to dive! Ordinary people can experience much of Singapore’s amazing marine life on the intertidal shores. Otters, wild dolphins, sea turtles, sea snakes, living corals and … Continue reading

The oil spill in photos

Here are photos of how the oil spill has affected one of Singapore’s shores and biodiversity spots, where according to Andrew Tan, CEO of NEA, “the environmental impact has been minimal.” Big thanks to Ria Tan of Wild Singapore for her careful documentation of the disaster, and for permitting the use of the following photos, … Continue reading

  • 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