3 in 4 of the most popular seafood species we consume in Singapore are not caught sustainably. Think the ikan kuning in nasi lemak, the silver pomfret that goes well with teochew porridge, and the sea bass in fish curry—they are considered to be over-exploited, and could disappear from Singapore’s ecosystem (and our menus) within our lifetime.
In 2020, plastic was the largest category of waste disposed of in Singapore, and only 4% was recycled. The remaining plastic waste is either incinerated and buried at Semakau landfill—the nation’s sole landfill—or may end up in the marine environment.
Into the woods
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Through its urban and natural environments
We pride ourselves on being one of the greenest cities in Asia.
We have cutting-edge technologies such as water recycling plants, waste-to-energy facilities, modern sanitation systems, and a diverse ecosystem.
But does that spare us from environmental issues?
Discover the environement issues in Singapore and our solution to it.
Thanks to our lush greenery and clean waterways, sightings of wildlife like otters, wild boars and hornbills are becoming more frequent!
Clearing forested areas for housing and other economic uses could exacerbate biodiversity loss in Singapore, as plants and animals are deprived of their natural “homes”.
Enter the city
longer and more intense rainfall
Talk about “rain, rain, go away.” Prolonged heavy rains are an increasingly regular occurrence in Singapore. When drains and canals overflow due to intense rainfall, flash floods can happen, causing disruption to life and damage to property.