Entries Categorized as 'Volunteers'

What is biodiversity and why should we care?

Date July 2, 2015

Imagine having to eat the same food over and over again forever! Not fun. And probably not good for you either. The same way a healthy body depends on a varied and diverse diet, the health of our planet depends on the diversity of living things and ecosystems to provide all the conditions we need […]

Coral Relocation and Oil Slick Response

Date October 9, 2013

On 8 October 2013, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) invited the Hantu Blog, and several other stakeholders including International Coastal Cleanup Singapore (ICCS), Nature Society of Singapore (NSS), National Parks Board (NParks), Singapore Environment Council (SEC), Singapore Underwater Federation (SUF), to meet and discuss the developments of Tuas Port and potential impact […]

Reduced Vis, Improved Optimism

Date December 20, 2010

Today, I received an email from a member of the public who learned about our work from the Straits Times article: I must confess that I’ve only recently been made aware of the work that you guys are doing out at P. Hantu after the ST article. In fact, I did my open water course […]

Blog Action Day – Coral Reefs of Pulau Hantu

Date October 15, 2010

Mention coral reefs in Singapore, and the first response you often get is, “there are coral reefs in Singapore?” I could’ve kept it my little secret, but it makes me too excited so I just have to tell the whole world about it – YES! There are coral reefs in Singapore! And you’d be surprised […]

Blog Log: 17 April 2010

Date April 26, 2010

While I was away from Singapore, Hantu Blog volunteers didn’t stop at what they were passionate about; they continued to dive at Hantu with friends and strangers alike, educating them about the life on local reefs and taking some incredible pictures like the one above of an Aeolid feeding.

Blog Log, 26 July 2009

Date July 27, 2009

Divers at Pulau Hantu enjoyed exceptional visibility today. Volunteer dive instructor Peimin said it’s the best it’s been since April! Sure am bummed I missed it once again. So here I am blogging vicariously (again) but feeling none less thrilled about what was spotted today on Hantu’s reefs! From shellfish to slugs, pipefish to seahorses […]

Hantu Bloggers @ Envirofest 2009

Date May 24, 2009

The Hantu Blogs interactive word search puzzles were a huge hit with kids and adults alike! Despite the hot and humid weather, shoppers and browsers stopped by the many booths at the Envirofest 2009 at Toa Payoh HDB Hub to work their way through quizzes for a chance at a lucky dip that could win […]

Human faces

Date November 17, 2007

Everytime I blog or take a photo, it’s often of an animal or a group of animals, or of life underwater. But there’s a very important aspect to diving at Hantu and the Hantu Blog, and that’s it’s people. The Hantu Blog is run entirely by volunteers who are more committed than you can imagine, […]