“Eh? We got fireflies in Singapore?!”

Here's a little infograph on how much we know about our fireflies in Singapore.

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Don’t let sandflies ruin your next outdoor activity!

There are only two reasons why you are reading this right now. Perhaps, like many others here in Singapore, you have been recently subjected through yet another ninja-style blood feast by sandflies during your afternoon trip to, say, Coney Island? Or, you are here because you read our article that explained the widespread confusion between … Continue reading Don’t let sandflies ruin your next outdoor activity!

What is a sandfly in Singapore, really? The final low-down.

We all talk about sandflies. Those seemingly invisible blood suckers that roam the sandy shores of Singapore, from East Coast Park to Coney Island and Chek Jawa. Their presence is unknown until they deliver painful bites and then they disappear into thin air, leaving behind those red bumps that last very long and itch endlessly. … Continue reading What is a sandfly in Singapore, really? The final low-down.

Growing sustainable food close to home

Tucked away inside an unassuming building right on the fringe of The Hague city, there is an aquaponic farm that produces 45 tonnes of fresh produce a year through its rooftop greenhouse, and 19 tonnes of fish a year through a fish farm right underneath the greenhouse. This is where urbanisation, sustainability and agriculture coexist, in … Continue reading Growing sustainable food close to home