Green Media Roundtable Discussion: Singapore and the Environment

June 24, 2014 by  
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I was on the panel for the Green Media Roundtable Discussion organised by Green Drinks Singapore last week, where together with other environmental journalists and bloggers, we shared on Singapore’s journey towards sustainability – how far we have come these 50 years, and what else we can improve or focus on.

Here’s some thoughts that I shared at the discussion (with some additional remarks and clarification):

1)  Environmentalism in Singapore: Government and NGOs

I would divide the green movement in Singapore into 3 time periods: Before 2000 (Conservation and Protection); 2000-2010 (The Golden Age); and After 2010 (One Step Forward, 2 Steps Back). Read more

Singapore Green Landscape 2014

January 30, 2014 by  
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Singapore Green Landscape 2014

Do you wish to know more about the environmental scene in Singapore? Find out now from our 5th edition of the Singapore Green Landscape!

The Singapore Green Landscape 2014 provides a review of 128 key environmental news in Singapore last year, and highlights the 8 key reports that are related to the environment.

It also gives an introduction to the 36 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), 36 green groups, 16 business associations and groups, 39 green websites, 25 government agencies, and 44 institutes and centres in Singapore, which are related to the environment.

We hope that this publication is useful for everyone who wishes to know more about the state of the environment in Singapore, find and connect with the environmental organisations in Singapore, or explore personal and business opportunities. This publication is free for download. Feel free to share this with others.

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Workshop on Free Web Tools for Green NGOs (19 Feb 2014)

January 7, 2014 by  
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green web

This workshop is for those working in environmental NGOs and green groups or non-profits, and aims to provide a basic overview and tips on using free web tools to help your organisation do better in your work. The topics covered include:

  1. Listen to your stakeholders (how to use Google Alerts, Google Trends, and Feedly)
  2. Creating and maintaining your website or blog (about WordPress, plugins, writing and SEO)
  3. Using email newsletter (how to use Mailchimp)
  4. Sharing and engagement with your audience (tips for Facebook and editorial calendar)
  5. Tracking website statistics (using Google Analytics)

Date: 19 Feb 2014, Wed
Time: 7-9pm
Venue: Mettle Work, 50 Lorong 17 Geylang, Singapore 388570 Read more

Singapore Green Landscape 2013

April 3, 2013 by  
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Singapore Green Landscape 2013

Do you want to know more about the environmental scene in Singapore? Find out now from our 4th edition of the Singapore Green Landscape.

This year, the Singapore Green Landscape 2013 provides a review of 96 key environmental news in Singapore last year, and gives an overview of 166 non-governmental organisations (NGOs), green groups, business associations and groups, green websites, government agencies, and institutes and centres in Singapore, which are related to the environment.

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Volunteer Your Time With Environmental Groups

August 8, 2012 by  
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John F. Kennedy once said, “ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country”. Instead of relying or expecting the government to take care of our environment, it is time for Singaporeans to do our part and take responsibility.

Support the local environmental causes, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and environmental groups. Join the various activities organised by the NGOs and groups or volunteer your time with them.

Find out more about these NGOs and groups that are contributing to the environmental causes in Singapore and volunteer your time with them:

Animal Concerns Research and Education Society
Avelife Foundation
Blue Water Volunteers
Cat Welfare Society
Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore)
Ground-Up Initiative
International Coastal Cleanup Singapore
Jane Goodall Institute (Singapore)
Kampung Temasek
Nature Society (Singapore)
Raffles Museum Toddycats
Singapore Environment Council
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
TeamSeagrass
Vegetarian Society (Singapore)
Waterways Watch Society
WWF Singapore

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