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Activities in support of Chek Jawa
Proposals to the authorities
Educational efforts
Scientific studies


Proposals submitted: In an on-going process, proposals about the potential value and usage of Chek Jawa have been submitted by government agencies, institutions and individuals to the government for consideration.


Educational Efforts
Public Education Visits were conducted by the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR) in September and October.
  "Feedback arising from the Public Education Visits
conducted by the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research,
Department of Biological Sciences, NUS,"

by N. Sivasothi. 30 Oct 2001
Submitted to the Minister of National Development et al.
 

Public exhibitions and talks on Chek Jawa:
a series of photo-exhibitions and talks were conducted in October-November.

Articles written on Chek Jawa to educate on the issues surrounding it
  Chek Jawa—Lost Forever?
by N. Sivasothi with photos by Alan Yeo
in Asian Geographic: The Journal of Our Environment, Sep-Oct 01

Chek Jawa Days: A Father's Letter
Joseph Lai's moving letter to his son about Chek Jawa
in Nature Watch Vol 9 No. 3 Jul-Sep 01, a magazine of the Nature Society (Singapore)

Chek Jawa—Wet Wonderland
by Joseph Lai about the underlying structure of Chek Jawa
in Wetlands Vol 8 No 3 Dec 01, a publication of Sungei Buloh Nature Park

Tanjung Chek Jawa: A Treasure to Behold
by Chua Sek Chuan and Shawn Lum with photos by Leong Kwok Peng
in Nature Watch Vol 9 No. 3 Jul-Sep 01, a magazine of the Nature Society (Singapore)
 

Websites were set up to showcase Chek Jawa

Scientific studies of Chek Jawa:

The Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research (RMBR)
conducted salvage collection trips between May - Aug 2001.
  "Fauna of the inter-tidal habitats of Chek Jawa."
Unpublished report by N. Sivasothi & Kelvin Lim
based on the salvage collections of May - Aug 2001.
submitted to the National Parks Board, Sep 2001.
 

A transect study of Chek Jawa has been conducted.
  "A proposal for a marine park at Chek Jawa,"
by Joseph Lai. 31 Oct 2001
Submitted to the Minister of National Development et al.
 

Checklists
of the flora and fauna of Chek Jawa have been compiled.