Entries from March 2014

Over a Decade of Celebrating Singapore Waters!

Date March 26, 2014

We made it! The Hantu Blog is into its 11th year of sharing the wonders of Singapore’s marine life with schools, divers, and those who weren’t even thinking about what coral reefs are! Every year, in March, the Hantu Blog volunteers go crazy, and spend an entire day out at sea, doing as many as [...]

Hantu Blog in Challenge Magazine

Date March 26, 2014

In July 2013, during a routine public dive at Pulau Hantu, divers came across a reef strewn with large, industrial, marine debris. We posted the findings on our blog, and reported the incident to the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The events that followed were unexpected, in a good way! Hantu Blog volunteers [...]

Sea Slugs and Stormy Seas

Date March 19, 2014

It didn’t look THAT great as we were approaching, but Pulau Satumu (Raffles Lighthouse) and the surrounding seas were placid enough for a decent dive. We could’ve done with some sunshine, but an overcast sky was OK, especially considering that it had been scorching for the past two months or so. We were coming back [...]

Diving Singapore’s Military Islands

Date March 14, 2014

There’s always excitement when we get to visit places we are usually not allowed to go! Pulau Satumu is a small island south of main Singapore island, and is the southernmost island of Singapore. It is the island on which Raffles Lighthouse stands. Its name means “One Tree” in Malay, Singapore’s national language.

Hantu Blog featured on Media Corp TV

Date March 14, 2014

The work of the Hantu Blog was recently featured on Green Footprints, a production by Media Corp TV‘s Channel U!