Entries from March 2008

Code Blue

Date March 27, 2008

31 Mar-1 Apr: Code Blue at NUS Time: 10am-6pm Venue: Central Forum, the National University of Singapore Contact: Belmont Lay Code Blue is a communications campaign aimed at advocating local marine conservation efforts among NUS students. Timed to coincide with the International Year of the Reef 2008, Code Blue will join the worldwide marine conservation [...]

4th Anniversary Blog Log!

Date March 25, 2008

Good things come in small packages, like allied cowries, porcelain crabs, decorator crabs, and whip gobies. We waited an entire year for this day – the one day in each year we insanely decide to spend 12 hours out at sea diving 4 dives including a thrilling night dive for the sake of showcasing Hantu’s [...]

4th Anniversary Video Log!

Date March 25, 2008

In case you haven’t already heard, the Hantu Blog’s 4th Anniversary celebrations on the island and it’s reef was uber fantastic! Everyone was nervous about the outcome, what more with the relentless rain we’ve been having for the past week! Dark clouds made the morning appear ominous but as we entered the early afternoon, things [...]

Once Upon a Tree (Part 2)

Date March 18, 2008

On Tuesday, the PFT crew and me went back to Hantu island to wrap up the shoot for the final episode of Once Upon a Tree II: Tides and Coastlines. The episode featuring the Hantu Blog carries the theme, “Hope”, and is intended to set the ending note for the state of our coastal and [...]

Once Upon a Tree

Date March 11, 2008

The Hantu Blog went out with the crew of Once Upon a Tree, a series about Singapore’s marine and coastal habitats, to be broadcast on Arts Central later this month. The episode that features the Blog will be aired later this month. This was the 1st of 2 segments within the episode. The second will [...]

UNEP South China Sea Project

Date March 3, 2008

UNEP Fisheries Expert, Christopher Paterson, visited the Hantu Blog and sent the following email: “I was interested to read the aricle “Only 4% of untouched ocean left” on your blog “Pulau Hantu”, particularly your comments regarding the South China Sea. I thought you may be interested in our South China Sea Project website. This site [...]

Only 4% of untouched ocean left

Date March 2, 2008

A global report on oceans shows devastating damage with The South China sea found to be amongst the worst affected seas in the world a global investigation into the impact of human activities on marine ecosystems revealed last month. Read the full article.