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Sat 13 Apr 2013

Is the Sexy Island Wild? Let Neil Humphreys convince you, Channel News Asia, 8.30pm tonight!

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Against the backdrop of disappearing habitats in Singapore have been attempts to nurture the little that is left. And there is plenty to care about. Ignorance of this heritage inhibits better protection, management and quite simply, the joy of living in a tropical island. Thus a battle naturalists are perpetually engaged in is introducing Singaporeans to an open secret - the wild places and their inhabitants which still inhabit this island.

Singapore's best selling author Neil Humpreys has embedded his books with these secrets - he wandered the island on his own, sought the help of local naturalists and explored various places feverishly - considerable effort is invested in order to write humorously! So the mangrove hideouts Mat Selamat explored were scrutinised by Neil for his book, "Return to a Sexy Island".

So wild places have a secret weapon, in the form of Neil Humphreys. And he's in action on television in "Return to a Sexy Island", the television series based on his latest best seller - Channel News Asia on Saturdays at 8.30pm. Tell your friends who think we're all concrete, glass and steel! There is something worth protecting after all.

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