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UBIN DAY 2020 Webinars

Pulau Ubin's Houses and Settlements And Its Socio-Cultural Landscape Histories

Time: 9:30am to 10:30am

This talk discusses the possibilities of dissolving the natural-cultural dichotomy in frameworks for the restoration and conservation of the island’s physical landscape through fieldwork documentation of four houses in Kampong Sungei Durian and Kampong Surau in eastern Pulau Ubin, interviews of current and former residents, and research into the settlement's histories using a socio-cultural landscape approach to the island's tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Speaker: Dr Imran Tajudeen, Visiting Senior Fellow, Department of Malay Studies, NUS; Miss Lee Kah Hui

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Working With Nature To Restore Our Mangroves 

Time: 11:20am to 12:30pm

Mangroves provide us with many ecological and economic benefits, and many people are now interested to restore them and increase their area. Successful mangrove restoration faces many challenges, though a new approach - Ecological Mangrove Restoration - is helping us to overcome these challenges in Singapore, Southeast Asia and beyond.

Speaker: Associate Professor Dan Friess, Department of Geography, NUS

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Accessible Ubin : Jetty for All

Time: 1:00pm to 2:00pm

Accessible Ubin would like to update members of public about the new jetty at ULL and solicit suggestions to improve the jetty spaces.

Speaker: Mr Colin Chew and Mr Albert Liu

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The Importance of Pulau Ubin for Bird Conservation 

Time: 2:00pm to 3:00pm

Join Kim Chuah and Ding Li as they focus on the birds of Pulau Ubin, recent discoveries and the importance of Pulau Ubin for bird conservation at the national and international scale 

Speaker: Dr Yong Ding Li; Mr Lim Kim Chuah, Nature Society (Singapore) Bird Group

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Findings from the Comprehensive Ubin Biodiversity Survey 

Time: 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Find out more about the biodiversity that can be found on Pulau Ubin through a sharing of the results of the first ever Comprehensive Ubin Biodiversity Survey, featuring some new findings and interesting sightings, with talks by survey experts and NParks.

Speaker: Mr Noel Thomas, Senior Manager, NParks 

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