See you at the upcoming Green Drinks – Green Heart Inside The Red Dot

Nominated Member of Parliament Faizah Jamal kicks off the evening by giving a short introduction on the background of the Cross Island Line through the Central Catchment Nature Reserve issue, making references to the Population White Paper Land Use Plan. She will also talk about the engagement between nature groups and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on this issue.

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Tony O’Dempsey will be speaking about the importance of preserving our natural heritage through the Nature Reserves. He will be discussing what is so special about the Central Catchment Nature reserve and how it is more than just “green Space”. Tony will talk in detail about the various threats to our native habitats including the current issue of the Cross Island Line proposed by the LTA as part of its 2013 Master Plan.

Also we’ve heard how an arborist is a ‘protector’ of trees and many of them work for a particular government agency. What does Goh Mia Chun as an arborist do in his tree consultancy firm and what is his role in protecting trees? Find out more…

Date: 23 October 2013 (Wednesday)

Time: 6.30pm onwards

Venue: The Hub, National Youth Council Academy, 113 Somerset Road


RSVP: greendrinkssingapore@gmail.com

 

We hope you can join us!

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Cristiano Ronaldo Scores As Ambassador of Mangrove Care Forum In Bali, Indonesia

We were live at the Mangrove Care Forum in Bali to witness football hero, Cristiano Ronaldo, along with President Bambang Susilo Yudhyono and other important Indonesian ministers take actions to raise awareness for the negative impact that negligent business operations has had on the Mangroves of Indonesia and also to gain support in restoring these natural habitats.

The mangrove tree planting ceremony which took place on the 26th of June 2013, as said by Cristiano Ronaldo himself, was performed in a bid to inspire the youth in Indonesia to be more concerned about their natural ecosystems, and to be more aware of the damage that the neglect of doing so would cause to the future of the country along with the rest of the world 兔子滑梯.

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Waste Management Symposium 2013 @ Max Atria, Singapore Expo

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A message from Waste Management and Recycling Association Singapore:

Taking place in Singapore on 2 July 2013, the Waste Management Symposium is jointly organised by Waste Management and Recycling Association of Singapore (WMRAS), National Environment Agency (NEA) and International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and supported by Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA).

The symposium will provide insights into developments and opportunities in key Asia markets as well as showcase novel approaches into promising solutions and technologies for waste management and recycling industry economical inflatable water park with wave slide.

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Population growth and climate change explained by Hans Rosling

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From Guardian: “Let me show you the world, says Swedish academic Han Rosling as he demonstrates the dynamics of population growth, child mortality and carbon dioxide emissions. The challenge for the world is to get everyone out of extreme poverty and get the richest people to use less fossil fuels so that everyone can share their energy levels, he says.”

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Green Drinks March 2013 – Behind The Facade: Sustainable Architecture & Meeting Future Challenges

Addressing the population and resources constraints, Green Drinks March presents a talk you don’t want to miss. This month, we aim to bring together people who believes that through earnest planning, design ingenuity and innovation, we could achieve a sustainable environment for growth and progress especially in Singapore. We are very honoured to have speakers:

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Cristiano Ronaldo To Champion Mangrove Conservation In Indonesia

From Press Release: Real Madrid star named Ambassador for Bali-based Mangrove Care Forum

Singapore, 11 March 2013 – Real Madrid’s soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo has agreed to champion the conservation of mangroves in Indonesia, the Artha Graha Peduli Foundation announced today.

The Foundation named Ronaldo, Ambassador for the Bali – based Forum Peduli Mangrove (Mangrove Care Forum).

The Forum Peduli Mangrove is supported by five Community Empowerment Organisations from regencies at the southern part of Benoa Bay in Bali. The Forum, to be launched in the next two months, aims to raise public awareness of the importance of conserving mangrove forests, encourage community action to clean and preserve them, and restore the biodiversity of the mangrove ecosystem.

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Sustainable Events Management at Earth Hour 2013

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We are pleased to announce that Olive Ventures is partnering with Earth Hour 2013 in Singapore to deliver our Sustainable Events Management Program for Dance 2 Power Earth Hour!

We look forward to continuing the push sustainability in events management, and spreading awareness about carbon conservation. Watch this space, we’ve got more news on this front coming up!

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