Entries from June 2008

Envirofest'08

Date June 30, 2008

The Hantu Blog spent the weekend at Envirofest 2008, amidst a wholesome selection of all sorts of environmental groups like the Naked Hermit Crabs, Nature Society of Singapore, and Raffles Museum Toddycats. Holding an event such as this in the heartlands of Toa Payoh was very refreshing! We met all sorts of interesting individuals along [...]

Hantu Blog @ Envirofest'08

Date June 25, 2008

Where: Toa Payoh Amphitheatre (In front of Toa Payoh Community Library) When: 11:00AM – 8:00PM Saturday, June 28th & 29th What: The Hantu Blog will have a booth at Envirofest’08. Come down to meet our volunteers and get first hand accounts of what it is like to dive in Singapore waters! We’ll be there to [...]

Landfill-on-sea

Date June 23, 2008

We’re not used to seeing huge heaps of trash piled up high in spanking-clean Singapore. Most of us have no idea where our garbage goes. Because we don’t actually take out the trash (if we live in apartments most of us have a private chute) and the garbage collectors come practically everyday, it’s difficult to [...]

New marine city discovered

Date June 3, 2008

27 May 2008 Scientists have discovered a vast new underwater colony labelled ‘Brittlestar City’ south of New Zealand. Millions of starfish-like creatures have been found on a peak 90 metres below the sea surface on the subsea Macquarie Ridge stretching 1,400km south of New Zealand. Details of the major find were announced by the National [...]