Sunday, June 23, 2013

Singapore got wildlife, meh?

It's a question that anyone involved in nature outreach in Singapore is bound to encounter someday. Yes, despite this country being a small island that has undergone lots of development, lots of wildlife still survives or even thrives in Singapore! If you've ever pondered this question yourself, here's a video that was first screened at last year's Festival of Biodiversity.

Drawing on footage recorded by more than 30 people, this compilation by David Tan, Eunice Soh, and Jocelyne Sze presents a tiny slice of Singapore's native biodiversity.

Ria has a video that serves as a sampler of our marine life, called Singapore Surprise:

While the Marine Conservation Group of the Nature Society (Singapore) looks at our nation's relationship with the sea, from the 19th century to the present day, while showcasing various marine habitats and the biodiversity that can be found:

Andy shares lots of videos that he takes of the wildlife that he encounters. Here's his latest upload:

Want to find out more about wildlife in Singapore, and what you can do to help conserve and protect our natural heritage? Come for the Festival of Biodiversity, 13th-14th July at VivoCity!

(Cross-posted to SBA Plus. It's the final day of voting, do support me in the Singapore Blog Awards!)