Entries from May 2007

Blog Log May 27

Date May 31, 2007

Despite the recent spade of torrential rains, the skies cleared up for us last Sunday. We set out on our bum boat to Hantu Island. We were informed that morning that boat prices will increase in July, which might affect the cost of our dives when July comes, so please be alert to the possibility [...]

Summing up Sentosa

Date May 23, 2007

Wildfilms blogger writes… “And the saddest thing about this is that this section of the beach is doomed for reconstruction – carparks and whatnots. All these pretty critters will dissapear and be replaced with clean, spartan concrete.”“[T]he underwater world, purported to showcase the marine world to the tourists, has all of 2 or 3 coral [...]

Slugs, sharks and stripey fish!

Date May 23, 2007

Blog diver Geraldine Lee dived with us in March and shares these exquisite photographs with us! Though she claimed they weren’t “professionally shot”, I think she managed to capture the essence and excitement of the dive, and another perspective that was missed by other divers who preferred to focus on the macro life. I certainly [...]

Black tipped reef shark!

Date May 22, 2007

See the brilliant photograph of a Black tipped reef shark, shot at Semakau on the nature spies blog.

International Day for Biological Diversity

Date May 18, 2007

Wildsingapore marks upcoming International Day for Biological Diversity, coming up on 22 May (Tuesday) with photos of marine life on our Red List.

Videos of dolphin's sighted off St. John's Islands, 7th Apr 2007

Date May 9, 2007

Tan Sijie has posted two videos up at YouTube that he took of dolphin’s off St. John’s Island on 7th April 2007. Dolphins are occasionally sighted along Singapore’s coast. To see the video, swing onto the Habitatnews site.

Environmental report for disposal of dredged material at designated containment site east of Pulau Semakau

Date May 9, 2007

The Environmental report for disposal of dredged material at designated containment site east of Pulau Semakau is now available for viewing for 4 weeks from 02 May 2007. “The Public Utilities Board plans to dredge sediment material from Sungei Punggol and Sungei Serangoon. The dredged material will be placed in the Maritime and Port Authority [...]