From birds and mammals to tropical plants and marine life, Singapore remains home to flora and fauna of uncommonly rich biodiversity, driven by passionate efforts toward sustainability by individuals and organisations.
GRASS AND GREEN AMIDST GLASS AND STEEL Far from being sterile, Singapore has wilderness wonders that surprise.
WILD STRIDES Keeping international endangered species alive right here.
WINGS OF CHANGE How birds colour our fast-changing environment.
TRUE BLUES Local pioneers who have pushed for marine conservation.
GREEN SNAPSHOTS A portrait of Singapore’s wild imprint.
Cassie Lim on the things that matter.
Linda Loo finds a raw cure to life.
Miguel Antonio discovers a gift to be shared.
Christopher James learns the value of sincere appreciation.
SHAPING CURIOUS MINDS
Tan Chorh Chuan on instilling curiosity and a can-do
adaptability in students.
INSPIRATIONS FOR A BETTER WORLD
Three thought leaders, three thoughts to take into the new year.
THE MAN WHO LOVED SINGAPORE
Remembering Karel van Kleef who, in 1930, bequeathed his entire estate worth almost S$9 million today to Singapore. *ONLINE EXCLUSIVE* Read the original article published in The Singapore Free Press in 1955 when the Aquarium was first opened to the public.
Singapore’s comedians speak from the lighter side of life.
Sustainable Living Lab is focused on tackling challenges from the ground up.
SYMBOLS AND SECRETS
Festive decor’s modern looks belie ancient meanings.
THE ART OF CONFLICT
Contrasting cultures fuel the art of photographer Angie Tanand painter Gregory Burns.
THE GOOD FIGHT
A daredevil drug rehabilitation volunteer receives one of SIF’s inaugural awards for outstanding volunteer service.
THE POTTER’S TOUCH
Iskandar Jalil on a life shaped by passion for pottery.
Late January holds an important date in Singapore’s history — 29th January 1819 — when Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles arrived on Singapore’s doorstep, met the local chief and negotiated a treaty that would forever change the sleepy village.