Entries Categorized as 'News'

Hantu Blog on National Radio!

Date August 14, 2013

In case you missed the live broadcast, you can listen to Hantu Blogger, Debby Ng, share her experiences of diving in Singapore waters at the 938Live website!

Sea turtles nesting in Singapore

Date July 28, 2013

Last weekend, David Tan, a volunteer with the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity sighted something extraordinary along our shores – a sea turtle preparing its nest along East Coast Beach! This was indeed a very unique and special experience that very few people in the world get to witness. And it’s mind-blowing to consider that a […]

She dives to make a difference

Date July 9, 2013

The New Paper July 6, 2013 By: Jose Hong

The Wild Western Submerged Reefs

Date June 22, 2013

On the last day of the Mega Marine Survey, we visited the wild wild western reefs of Terumbu Pempang. These submerged reefs are less frequented by leisure divers as they are not easy to find, and even the seasoned researchers we had aboard our vessel had not dived these reefs before! Shortly into the dive, […]

Enigmatic Crustaceans (and other spineless wonders)

Date June 22, 2013

We revisit Pulau Hantu! As you can see, the visibility was much better this time around and we could actually see the reef. I think the sponges and black coral in the photo above appreciate the sunlight too!

The Silt Thickens

Date June 9, 2013

The heavy loading of silt in Singapore waters can make it a real challenge for the larvae of many marine flora and fauna to settle onto the reef habitat, where they need to secure themselves to in order to feed and mature. Just imagine you’re trying to plant flowers in a garden that’s getting rained […]

Diving with the Minister of State

Date June 9, 2013

Every once in awhile, we are given a unique opportunity to showcase our marine life to some unique individuals who are influential, and possess a significant capacity to make a difference for our reefs! Today was one of those days as Senior Minister of State, Tan Chuan-Jin, came out diving with us! As this was […]

Wild About Nature

Date May 6, 2013

Nature groups have sprung up, holding walks, talks and scientific surveys. And interest in these activities is rising too. By Lea Wee Straits Times 5 May 13;

President Tony Tan visits Chek Jawa

Date November 29, 2011

On Friday, I was among several nature volunteers that were invited to welcome President Tony Tan to our shores at Chek Jawa. The President, together with the first lady and their grandson, were greeted with beautiful weather out at the mudflats where young volunteers gave an introduction to the local odd and curious marine fauna.

Pulau Hantu After Recent Fire at Nearby Oil Refinery

Date October 2, 2011

Today I visited the shores and reefs of Pulau Hantu with Jeffrey Low, a Senior Conservation Officer at NParks. As the jetty on Pulau Hantu Kecil was closed, we dropped off at the south jetty and walked along the beaches and sea walls of Pulau Hantu Besar.