Vol 10 No 2 Apr-Jun 02
Aquatic dragon fly
Photo by Jimmy Chew
NATUREWATCH is a
full-colour quarterly magazine featuring articles of interest to
nature lovers everywhere.
This page is a sampler of the
photos and articles in this issue
About this site
Official Magazine of the Nature Society (Singapore)
Kaleidoscope They may only be marshes but they are habitats
to a wondrous world of plants and animals. For a time, it looked as if our
marshes would have to make way for a golf course until a compromise was
reached to preserve part of them. Good news for nature lovers as Kranji
Bund Marshes are rich in biodiversity. Ho Hua Chew
Mangroves and Homes can co-exist Mangroves in Singapore are often reclaimed when they get in the way of residential development. But they can be preserved; in fact, there are benefits to having mangroves around. Diane Tan reports.
Wetlands Alive! Learning how to treat the environment with care is best inculcated from a young age, writes Martha Began. As proof, at the Singapore American School, its Eco-Ed programme by high school students for their junior turned out to be a most rewarding experience.
Choosing the Right Road Graeme Guy takes a look at Ding Darling Refuge in Florida, one of the most successful cases of wildlife conservation and is convinced that Sungei Buloh Nature Reserve, which has many similarities, is on the right road.
Animals of Langkawi The rainforests of Langkawi are brimming with wildlife even around resort areas as Morten Strange finds out, much to his delight.
Plant Fact Sheet Wee Yeow Chin reveals some fascinating, little-known facts about the Blue Pea flower, commonly used to dye local Nyonya kueh-kueh.
© Nature Society Singapore