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  • Studying Sea Anemones

    Studying Sea Anemones

    Conservation

    We waited and watched with bated breath as Dino muscled through the sand to get a firm hold of the flower-like creature that burrowed deep into the sediment. After a good few minutes, a long cylindrical Heteractis elongata emerged, to the glee of those present.

  • A Marine Marvel: The Return Of Neptune's Cup

    A Marine Marvel: The Return Of Neptune's Cup

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    Singapore's coastal environment is simply amazing. Despite the immense changes in the last century which have transformed and expanded the southern coastline and southern islands, the inter-tidal and sub-tidal habitats are incredibly resilient

  • Barefoot Birding In The Heart Of Tampines

    Barefoot Birding In The Heart Of Tampines

    Conservation

    When I first stepped onto the derelict land that is now Tampines Eco Green (TEG), I thought the place was an unpolished gem of a birding site. The place reminded me of Senoko, a fabulous nature area in the north of Singapore that is no longer around - but is still fondly remembered by local nature enthusiasts. Now that TEG is open to visitors, bird-watching has never been easier in the east of urban Singapore.

  • Nature Is My Teacher

    Nature Is My Teacher

    Conservation

    Nature is an endless, evolving textbook with so many lessons for us to learn. As a former teacher turned outreach officer for NParks, I am always intrigued by the new lessons that nature has for me each day, as I work and walk through Singapore's two largest nature reserves - the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve and Central Catchment Nature Reserve.