Here’s a car-free event you can look forward to at Serangoon Gardens! SUSTAINABILITY SUNDAY is a community-led road closure initiative to re-imagine Serangoon Gardens as a pedestrian-friendly zone minus the incessant traffic on the first Sunday of March. Experience the transformation of Farleigh Avenue Carpark (in front of HSBC) into a public street festival space, … Continue reading
Have you watched Before the Flood yet? The Wedge Asia, Green Is The New Black Asia and The Working Capitol are hosting a screening next week. More details below.
This month, find out about the circular economy and its development in Singapore. Our speakers include Eugene Tay of Zero Waste SG and Mike Orgill of Airbnb. This event is co-organised with Zero Waste SG. About Eugene’s Talk Title: Towards a Circular Economy for Singapore Summary: This talk will introduce the concept of … Continue reading
Calling all eco-conscious and expressive types: a unique event centred on understanding the freshwater crisis through art, music, dance and photography. ‘Water Falls: Rise in Rhythmic Consciousness’, is a three-hour experiential water awareness journey that connects the environmental and social impact of water consumption with music and mindful movements to inspire individuals and businesses to … 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!
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