Entries Categorized as 'Events'

Visit to the mangroves with Shell

Date January 25, 2013

This evening, Ria Tan and I had the very special opportunity to share our wonderful mangroves with the staff from Shell. Most of the staff that came for today’s walk work at the Bukom Refinery just adjacent to Pulau Hantu. They have seen and heard of Pulau Hantu but have not been for a walk […]

Hantu Blog @ Tanjong Katong Girls School

Date January 25, 2013

The Hantu Blog gave a talk to about 90 students and teachers at Tanjong Katong Girls School on Thursday. Apart from learning lots about Singapore’s marine life, students also learned that there are many simple ways that ordinary people can become involved in our community to help promote and safeguard the future of our natural […]

Talks at National Junior College High

Date October 30, 2012

As part of National Junior College High’s Science & Discovery Day, the Hantu Blog gave a talk to some 200 Junior High students, over two sessions.

Ria Tan at the National Geographic Store

Date December 3, 2011

Ria Tan gave a wonderful and inspiring talk today at the National Geographic Store at Vivocity. Together with the crowd that included grandparents and children, Ria took us to explore some remote, and not-so-remote coastlines in Singapore, all in air-conditioned comfort! The crowd 00hed and ahhed as Ria went though a small collection of photographs […]

27 Jul (Wed): Discussion on “The Seacil Artificial Reef” hosted by the Nature Society (Singapore)

Date July 7, 2011

The Seacil Artificial Reef project aims to restore and preserve corals at Sentosa and Labrador Park, says the Nature Society (Singapore) announcement. A seacil being ‘launched’ at Sentosa, from an article on the project in Innovation, Vol 7 No. 1 The project was a source of controversy a few years back, the Society adds. Nature […]

Sea Anemones of Pulau Hantu

Date June 22, 2011

After attending the very enlightening and entertaining talk by sea anemone expert, Dr. Daphne Fautin at NUS this evening, I was inspired to put together a little photo presentation of sea anemone’s that can be found in the reefs around Pulau Hantu. Above: Singapore’s anemone fauna contains elements of both Pacific & Indian Oceans; this […]

Sea Anemones of Pulau Hantu

Date June 22, 2011

After attending the very enlightening and entertaining talk by sea anemone expert, Dr. Daphne Fautin at NUS this evening, I was inspired to put together a little photo presentation of sea anemone’s that can be found in the reefs around Pulau Hantu. Above: Singapore’s anemone fauna contains elements of both Pacific & Indian Oceans; this […]

Blog Action Day – Coral Reefs of Pulau Hantu

Date October 15, 2010

Mention coral reefs in Singapore, and the first response you often get is, “there are coral reefs in Singapore?” I could’ve kept it my little secret, but it makes me too excited so I just have to tell the whole world about it – YES! There are coral reefs in Singapore! And you’d be surprised […]

Students talk about Singapore’s future

Date November 14, 2009

Last month, the Hantu Blog was invited to attend the Green Singapore 2050 Summit by the Singapore Environmental Council, to give a talk about Singapore’s coral reefs and why they should be protected. About 300 students from various primary and secondary schools in Singapore attended the 4-hr talk, and learned about a variety of issues […]

Nature is Changing: Copenhagen and beyond – what does it mean for Asia?

Date October 27, 2009

Event title: Nature is Changing: Copenhagen & Beyond – What does it mean for Asia? Date/Time: 11 Nov 2009, 5-7pm Venue: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy Auditorium, Level 3 Blk B, Faculty of Law, NUS Bukit Timah Campus, 469G Bukit Timah Road Singapore 259772 RSVP: Admission is free, but registration is required. To […]

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