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

The Straits Times: Expect brief spells of haze in Singapore

The Straits Times recently reported that Singapore may be hazy in the next two weeks due to burning activity in Indonesia. Expect brief spells of haze in Singapore SINGAPORE could experience brief periods of slight haze in the next two weeks, the National Environment Agency said this week. In an update on its haze website … Continue reading

Green Drinks: A Sustainable Future for Orangutans and Forests

This is a special session for April, and an extremely timely one, seeing that there has been lots of international media coverage of late on the future of orang utans in Sumatra.We are stoked to have Michelle Desilets, Executive Director of Orangutan Land Trust and Founder of Borneo Orangutan Survival UK as our next speaker. … 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