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Sat 06 Mar 2004

Bukit Timah Mountain Bike Trail Maintenance report

Category : events

"Cycling enthusiasts take up tools to repair Bukit Timah trail." By Bridgette See, Channel NewsAsia, 6th March 2004.

Some 20 cycling enthusiasts traded their bikes for changkuls and wheelbarrows on Saturday to work with the National Parks Board for the first time to repair parts of the Bukit Timah Biking Trail. This marks the start of a partnership that would give greater ownership to park users. Read more...

Posted at 3:00PM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email |

Sat 06 Mar 2004

What an Albatross ate

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"This is all the plastic debris collected from the stomach of ... ONE albatross on Midway Island, photographed by Cynthia Vanderlip -- about 2800 miles WSW of San Francisco, 2200 miles E of Japan, 1200 miles NW of Hawaii. The black objects on the right are the normal food items -- squid. Clearly half of the contents of this stomach was human debris, mostly plastics." Read more..."

Closer at home, read about "Battling the curse of marine litter" and visit the International Coastal Cleanup Singapore webpage.

Posted at 2:29AM UTC by N. Sivasothi | permalink | email | Raffles Museum news