Environment

Pet owner raises queries on level of medical attention received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kimberly Yeo This is a long one, regarding Waffles’ health issues, his medical treatment at Mount Pleasant Veterinary Group, and the inadequate medical attention he received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang. Pet dog injured in 2015 but recovered Ever since 2015, Waffles’ birthday Read More

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The dangers of dredging the Jamuna River for Singapore and Maldives
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Piyali Banergee, Resilience.org & Nature Watch, Bangladesh Vulnerable riverbeds, shorelines and even fresh water lakes are being damaged by sand dredgers across the world. Sand – a necessary part of making concrete used extensively in the construction industry – helps build the cities Read More

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Latest report names Singapore as world’s second largest shark fin trader
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore is the world’s second largest shark fin trader by value after Hong Kong according to a new report by TRAFFIC and WWF, who are calling on Singapore to improve transparency in the global shark fin trade through more robust monitoring. The recorded Read More

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LTA: Suggestions invited for official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on 15 May that members of the public are invited to suggest official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6 (CCL6). The suggested station names need to fit one of several criteria: Help commuters easily Read More

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ChemSpill 2017: Singapore showcases response capabilities at multi-agency chemical spill exercise
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

To test and demonstrate readiness to tackle oil and chemical spills, Singapore conducted a multi-agency joint chemical spill exercise, ChemSpill 2017, on Friday (28 Apr). Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the exercise took place at the conclusion of Read More

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NUS students’ time out with furry friends
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Earlier this week on Monday, a group of friendly, high-spirited dogs paid a visit to NUS students, offering them a much-needed time-out from a busy week of studying and exam preparation, the National University of Singapore informed on NUSNEWS. Organised by animal welfare Read More

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Owner of defunct Cuddles Cat Café sentenced to two weeks’ imprisonment and fined
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Jonathan Tan Wei-De, a 33-year-old Singaporean, was sentenced to two weeks’ imprisonment for giving false information and attempt to cheat, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a media release on 18 April. The owner of the now-closed Cuddles Cat Read More

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Success of Eco Action Day in Singapore sparks regional initiative in Asia Pacific
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Ricoh Asia Pacific (Ricoh) kicked-off its annual Eco Action Day on 3 April last week in Singapore with an invitation to other organisations and individuals to pledge green actions for an ecofriendlier Singapore. The annual event is held in conjunction with the United Read More

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Singapore Botanic Gardens ‘Learning Forest’ officially opens
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Visitors of Singapore Botanic Gardens can now access a network of boardwalks and elevated walkways to explore wetland and rainforest habitats, which are parts of the Learning Forest, a new conservation core in the gardens. Officially opened by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Read More

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World premiere of ‘Elysium Artists for the Arctic’ exhibition in Singapore on 5 April 2017
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

National Geographic Explorer Dr Sylvia Earle to launch exhibition at Ion Art Gallery A body of work produced by some of the world’s best wildlife photographers and artists will reveal the magnificence of a white horizon, the charismatic icons of the polar north Read More

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