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  • Aiding Conservation With A Remote-Controlled Helicopter

    Aiding Conservation With A Remote-Controlled Helicopter

    Many of us are familiar with the rate of change in urban Singapore, where the cityscape evolves regularly. The natural landscape, too, can change significantly over short periods.

  • Hornbill Happenings: Surprises From Nature

    Hornbill Happenings: Surprises From Nature

    I consider myself privileged to encounter biodiversity every day in the course of my work. Even so, I always look forward to my experiences with wildlife – especially with hornbills, which I find fascinating and intriguing. Two years ago, disaster nearly struck along Turnhouse Road near Changi Village, when I came across a baby Oriental Pied Hornbill in the middle of my cycling path.

  • A Shutterbug With An Eye For Nature

    A Shutterbug With An Eye For Nature

    What does it take to be a nature photographer? For NParks volunteer Colleen Goh, her passion for photography began when she developed a fascination with the finer details of wildlife.

  • The Spectacular Shores Of Singapore

    The Spectacular Shores Of Singapore

    Despite his relative youth, 29-year-old Pierre-Yves is no stranger to the weird and wonderful world under the sea. He is the youngest son of famed undersea explorer, ecologist, innovator and marine conservation pioneer Jacques Cousteau. The older Costeau’s documentaries inspired a generation of marine biologists, and his co-development of the aqua-lung made underwater exploration and recreation possible.