Singapore likely to experience haze in the next few weeks amid Sumatra fires, dry weather: NEA

Time to dig out those N95 masks. Haze is expected to return to Singapore for the next few weeks to months amid persistent fires in Indonesia and drier weather in the region, the country’s meteorological service said today. Smoke plumes have been spotted rising from hotspots in Sumatra’s Riau and Jambi provinces and southern parts ...

Environment

This local photographer highlights the issue of plastic pollution with an underwater photoshoot

This local photographer highlights the issue of plastic pollution with an underwater photoshoot

Drowning in plastic.

We could be ingesting about 5g of plastic each week, the equivalent of a credit card: Study

We could be ingesting about 5g of plastic each week, the equivalent of a credit card: Study

That adds up to about 21g a month, and just over 250g each year.

In hot water: 38 companies, including BreadTalk, fined for illegal waste discharge into public sewers

In hot water: 38 companies, including BreadTalk, fined for illegal waste discharge into public sewers

The total fine came up to S$253,700.

More than 270 F&B outlets in Singapore will phase out plastic straws by July 1

More than 270 F&B outlets in Singapore will phase out plastic straws by July 1

A commitment to stop the planet from drowning in plastic.

So considerate: This cab driver used chopsticks and a plastic bag to pick up litter while waiting in taxi queue

So considerate: This cab driver used chopsticks and a plastic bag to pick up litter while waiting in taxi queue

Not all heroes wear capes.

Two fires blazed through Singapore yesterday, one at Telok Blangah Crescent and another in Little India

Two fires blazed through Singapore yesterday, one at Telok Blangah Crescent and another in Little India

Two unrelated fires broke out at separate locations.

Heavy downpour causes fallen trees at several areas islandwide; thundery showers to continue

Heavy downpour causes fallen trees at several areas islandwide; thundery showers to continue

Stay dry and warm, people.

Netizens rag on NEA’s new neon pink-and-yellow litterbug vest, revamped to deter offenders

Netizens rag on NEA’s new neon pink-and-yellow litterbug vest, revamped to deter offenders

It's a fashion crime in and of itself.

Buses with green rooftop gardens are now on the roads of Singapore

Buses with green rooftop gardens are now on the roads of Singapore

A garden on the move.


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