Environment

Viral video of cat abuse, shows distressed cat bounded with cable ties
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A video of a rescue effort of a distressed cat bounded by cable ties have been circulating online, with many netizens condemned the actions of the perpetrator and thanked for helping the cat. The video was posted by Ms Salbiah Ishak on her Facebook Read More

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Dog died after consuming bread spiked with tranquilliser intended for pigeon culling exercise
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An eight-year-old Sheltie-Cavalier dog died on 16 November, possibly due to consuming a piece of bread which was spiked with a tranquilizer and intended for a pigeon culling exercise. Ms Natasha Wilkins, the owner of the dog, told The Straits Times that the incident happened Read More

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Bukit Brown Wayfinder: Launch of Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail at Bukit Brown
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Singapore Heritage Society (SHS) today unveiled the Bukit Brown Wayfinder – Singapore’s first self-guided heritage trail in a cemetery – at Bukit Brown Cemetery. The launch of this self-guided trail will allow heritage enthusiasts to explore accessible parts of Bukit Brown on Read More

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Is the Transboundary Haze Pollution Act, a toothless act?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Transboundary Haze Pollution Act (THPA) which was enacted in September 2014 appears to be just a toothless Act. More than two years after Asia Pulp and Paper (APP) and its suppliers were served notices for causing the haze episode of 2015, there Read More

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Humane Society International welcomes first Asian company to commit to 100% cage-free egg supply chain
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Humane Society International, one of the world’s largest animal protection organizations, is pleased to welcome The Lo & Behold Group, a Singaporean hospitality company, is joining the movement to improve animal welfare in its supply chain by committing to sourcing 100 percent cage-free Read More

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Alliance Forged at 5th Annual Global Green Economic Forum
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on November 8th, 2017 at 06:19 pmA moderator for one of the sessions, Juliette Saly of Bloomberg Radio and Television, closed the session with a quote by Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam made just a week prior: “If sea levels rise, Read More

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Govt alone cannot solve environmental challenges, says Minister for Environment
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on November 5th, 2017 at 09:32 pmMinister for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Masagos Zulkifli, outlines the government’s plan for a more sustainable Singapore, while also adding that the government requires the help of businesses, civil society, and individuals to Read More

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Marina Bay Sands and WWF to embark on sustainability partnership
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on November 9th, 2017 at 03:57 pmLeading integrated resort (IR) Marina Bay Sands today announced a landmark partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature in Singapore (WWF) to raise sustainability standards within Asia’s hospitality industry, starting with ocean conservation. Through Read More

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Youths asking consumers to petition Old Chang Kee and Polar Puffs to switch to using palm oil that does not cause deforestation and haze
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Over two weeks after World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) launched their campaign to switch to using palm oil that does not cause deforestation and haze, 11 companies have remained unresponsive. Two of these companies, Old Chang Kee (Ten & Han) and Polar Read More

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World Egg Day highlights Singapore’s growing preference for cage-free eggs
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

This World Egg Day, on Friday 13th October, Humane Society International celebrates the growing number of Singaporeans buying cage-free eggs. The Singaporean cage-free market has grown over the past two years, with at least five brands of cage-free eggs now available at supermarkets Read More

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