Entries Categorized as 'News'

Working Together to Save Our Seas

Date May 22, 2021

Marine groups and enthusiasts were very encouraged by the swift and committed response from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore to retrieve the abandoned fishing net that was reported by boaters last week. This was a wonderful example of what we achieve when private, government and independent stakeholders are willing to work together and […]

World Oceans Day Singapore – A Plastic Nightmare

Date June 25, 2018

By Aidan Mock: This month we celebrate World Oceans Day! The focus of this year’s World Oceans Day was to inspire action to prevent plastic pollution and encourage solutions for a healthy ocean. In this post, we highlight the scale of plastic pollution in Singapore, feature the activities organised by marine organisations in Singapore to celebrate the […]

New Species of Crab Discovered at Pulau Hantu

Date July 15, 2016

Leucosiid crabs resemble pieces of coral rubble so well that it is almost impossible to see them unless they move [1]. In Singapore, two such leucosiids have previously been reported, both originally encountered at Pulau Hantu [2]. In June 2016, a new species was added to the list, Nursia tohae. It was spotted by none […]

Cats on Pulau Hantu

Date July 14, 2016

A group of campers who spent the night at Pulau Hantu in June shared with us the sighting of 3 feral cats during the night, one of which they managed to get a photo of. We are deeply concerned that people have been bringing their cats to the island to be abandoned. It might seem […]

Singapore Marine Life for Kids!

Date June 27, 2014

Pulau Hantu and the work of the Hantu Blog was recently featured in the pages of Think Earth, a magazine by the educational company, Nature Craft! Think Earth is a magazine for youths published in collaboration with National Wildlife Federation, USA, which is a wildlife organisation that’s dedicated to protecting wildlife and habitat, and inspiring a […]

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 […]

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!

Hantu Blog on National Radio!

Date August 14, 2013

In case you missed the live broadcast, you can listen to Hantu Blogger, Debby Ng, share her experiences of diving in Singapore waters at the 938Live website!

Sea turtles nesting in Singapore

Date July 28, 2013

Last weekend, David Tan, a volunteer with the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity sighted something extraordinary along our shores – a sea turtle preparing its nest along East Coast Beach! This was indeed a very unique and special experience that very few people in the world get to witness. And it’s mind-blowing to consider that a […]

She dives to make a difference

Date July 9, 2013

The New Paper July 6, 2013 By: Jose Hong