4 Jun (Sat): Learn about local marine biodiversity and marine trash with International Coastal Cleanup Singapore

Appreciate the fascinating and beautiful creatures that live in Ubin's beaches and mangroves, as well as the dangers that trash poses to these animals.

Find out more about our marine life and the threats they face.

The ICCS booth will feature specimens of marine life, and will be accompanied by a mini-gameshow to show participants the extent of trash that lines our beaches! Find out what this trash mainly comprises of, and how we can change our daily habits into more sustainable ones.

Dates: 4 Jun (Sat)
Time: 9am - 4pm
Venue: Assembly Area opposite the HSBC Volunteer Hub (map).
Website: http://coastalcleanup.nus.edu.sg/index.html

No charge, the activity is free!
No registration required. Just drop by the booth.

What happened...

Minister Lawrence Wong and Senior Minister of State Desmond Lee with the volunteers at the booth.
Photo by Minister Desmond Lee.
Volunteers sharing with Minister Lawrence the specimen
of one of the many sharks caught in a fishing net recently.
Yes, Singapore has dugongs and they will drown
if they are caught in a fishing net.
Singapore as sea turtles too, and they die if they eat trash.
Learning lots about Singapore's marine life
and how we can play our part to keep them safe.

MORE photos on the Toddycats flickr site.

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