Entries Categorized as 'Events'

Environment Minister gets acquainted with Hantu Blog

Date May 25, 2009

Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, Dr Yaacob Ibrahim, got acquainted with the work of the Hantu Blog at this year’s Envirofest at Toa Payoh HDB Hub. Dr Ibrahim who’d visited the shores of Semakau was surprised to learn that there was life on tiny little Hantu Island.

Envirofest 2009 a welcome success

Date May 24, 2009

With several thousand visitors at the Envirofest 2009 this weekend, it’s apparent that the heartlands is the place to be for educational outreach work! Many kids and adults walked away learning about corals and reefs and why they are important to our environment.

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 […]

Envirofest 2009

Date May 17, 2009

The Hantu Blog will be at this year’s Envirofest at Toa Payoh HDB Hub! If you’ve always wanted to see what Hantu is like or learn a little more about local marine life, join us at the festival this month! There’ll also be games and quizzes you can put your wits to for a little […]

Free Talk: A Night With Dr Richard Willan

Date February 3, 2009

Date: Saturday, February 14, 2009 Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm Venue:  TBC Richard Willan will be in Singapore on the 14th of February 2009. Willan will share his experience of working with nudibranches and help us understand better the lives of these small and alluring creatures. For nudibranch fanatics in Singapore this a chance not to […]

The Hantu Blog at "Race to Save the Environment" event at Sentosa Cove

Date January 17, 2009

Things got off to a windy start when we arrived at the Volvo Ocean Race Village at Sentosa Cove to set up our tables. Boards, posters, and flyers were literally taking off in the strong gusts that funnelled through the venue in the late morning. But with lots of BluTac and paper clips, exhibitors managed […]

Hantu Blog at Singapore American School

Date November 30, 2008

Lisa Paggeot gives and introduction On Tuesday, The Hantu Blog had the pleasure of being invited by Singapore American School (SAS) teacher and PADI Instructor, Jim Diebley, to give a talk about marine conservation and the biodiversity of local waters. Diebley learnt about our talk “Southern Haunt” (developed to commemorate the IYOR) when his student […]

Hantu Blog adopts a Cyrene seastar!

Date August 26, 2008

The Hantu Blog lent its support to local marine group Cyrene Star Trackers by adopting a knobbly seastar at this year’s IYOR Reef Celebrations at the Botanical Gardens The Hantu Blog believes that the marine protection movement is a dynamic one, and it takes all sorts of groups and individuals working within unique systems in […]

IYOR Launch

Date August 10, 2008

Ria provides a comprehensive write up of the IYOR Launch at the Botanical Gardens over this weekend on the IYOR Blog. She’s got lots of pictures and a run down of all the events and side shows that took places over the past two days. Meet the people who worked hard to get the event […]

Singapore Celebrates Our Reefs!

Date August 9, 2008

While everyone has glued to their TV screens on Aug 8 for the opening of the Beijing Olympics, some very busy people were fussing themselves at the Botanical Gardens for the official launch of the International Year of the Reef: Singapore Celebrates Our Reefs! The Hantu Blog was amongst 7 NGOs present at the event […]