Environment

Lift ban on films on ex-detainees, says filmmaker
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by See Tong Ming, Martyn In their opinion piece “History is not the preserve of historians” (ST, April 10), Mr Desmond Lee and Dr Janil Puthucheary emphasized that “the history of Singapore is a matter of concern to all Singaporeans because it is our Read More

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Inuka, Singapore’s beloved polar bear may have to be put to sleep due to declining health condition
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) in a statement revealed that Singapore Zoo’s beloved senior polar bear Inuka had undergone a health examination on 3 April 2018, and results show that his health is declining markedly. Born on 26 December 1990 in Singapore Zoo, 27-year-old Read More

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“SeaBin” project launched in Singapore to collect rubbish from water surface
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A pilot project, “Seabin” was officially launched on Tuesday (10 April) with about 2 kilograms of rubbish collected within 24 hours along the west coast near the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club (RSYC) though there seems not to be a severe little problem in Read More

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Tat Seng Packaging convicted of illegal discharge into public sewer
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National water agency PUB has announced on Monday (19 March) that printing company Tat Seng Packaging Group Ltd was fined $12,000 for multiple offences of illegally discharging toxic industrial used water into the public sewerage system. The agency added that seventeen other companies Read More

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NEA advisory on religious activities during Qing Ming festival
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) urges members of the public who observe religious activities such as burning of incense papers during the Qing Ming festival to do so in a considerate manner and keep the environment clean. For those visiting the Choa Chu Kang cemetery and government Read More

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Singapore Zoo marks World Wildlife Day with 2018 conservation campaign together for wildlife
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Over 200 preschool children marched together on a conservation education ‘Walk for Wildlife’ at Singapore Zoo today, held in conjunction with World Wildlife Day (3 March), marking the launch of a new conservation campaign by parent company Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS), ‘Together for Read More

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Masagos: $5 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions imposed on large emitters fair and considered
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Environment and Water Resources Minister Masagos Zulkifli has stated on Thursday (22 February) that the initial carbon tax of S$5 per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions imposed on large emitters is a fair amount and was decided after considering the industry’s compliance costs, Read More

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Readings of ultraviolet radiation in Singapore reach “extreme” records
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) has announced that the ultraviolet radiation level in Singapore has recorded “extreme” readings this week, reaching the highest of 15 on Monday (19 February) at 1 pm and 2 pm. According to MSS, this is not the first time Singapore Read More

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Old Chang Kee switches to sustainable oil after petition hits 8K signatures
By Kenneth Lin Published on by Kenneth Lin 0

Last updated on February 27th, 2018 at 10:23 amOld Chang Kee, local purveyor of curry puffs and other local snacks, has switched to using a more sustainable palm oil after a petition started by local students accumulated over 8000 signatures. According to the Read More

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NEA: Stakeholders sharing responsibility is key to build a sustainable e-waste management system
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has revealed that each year, about 11kg of electrical and electronic waste (e-waste), equal in weight to 73 mobile phones, is disposed of per person in Singapore, which amounts to more than 60,000 tonnes of e-waste generated in Singapore Read More

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