11 Jul (Sat): "Sunny Islands Set in the Sea" by NParks

Did you know that Singapore has 63 offshore islands? Altogether, they boast a variety of coastal and marine habitats! From the shoreline to the sea floor, learn about the flora and fauna of these little green dots.
Presented by Mr. Jonathan Tan, Manager, Biodiversity (Coastal & Marine), National Biodiversity Centre. On 11 Jul (Sat) 10.30am Singapore time (GMT+8)


Survey - Have you seen marine turtles in Singapore?

The female Hawksbill turtle visited our shores in early July 2020 but did not lay any eggs. Photo credit: Mothership / Zheng Zhangxin.
We want to hear from you about sea turtles! Are you an eyewitness of a sea turtle sighting in Singapore recently? If yes, our marine researcher, Dr Zeehan Jaafar is requesting for more information in this new survey. Here's more about the survey...

NParks Heron Watch (25 Jul - 2 Aug)

Our beautiful wild herons! Learn more about them and make a difference by helping in this survey. Suitable for families. Training is provided. A great way to visit some of our amazing shores and wetlands.
Herons waiting for the tide to fall
Herons at Terumbu Pempang Tengah,
off Jurong Island and major shipping lanes,
waiting for the tide to fall so they can begin hunting.
Registration closes 15 July.


Shore exploration for kids with Young Nautilus (Jul-Sep 2020)

Join Young Nautilus to explore our own coastal backyard in Singapore, and take a closer look at the amazing animals! Expose your children to science and nature, see in action what they have learnt in schools about wildlife! Here's their public programmes.
Founded by educators equipped with degrees in Life Science and Marine Biology, Young Nautilus is an education enrichment partner for schools and families that provide fun and engaging science learning journeys. By fostering a deeper understanding of the world and the dynamic changes that shape it, we enrich what are taught in the MOE syllabus.

27 Jun (Sat): Treasures Beneath Our Tides

When the tide recedes, treasures are revealed! From sea stars and seahorses, to crabs and sea cucumbers. Join us to learn about the wild and wonderful creatures that live in Singapore’s intertidal areas.
Presented by Ms. Cheo Pei Rong, Senior Manager / Biodiversity (Coastal & Marine), National Biodiversity Centre NParks. On 27 Jun (Sat) 10.30am Singapore time (GMT+8).


20 Jun (Sat): Let's Talk About Turtles! by NParks

Learn more about the sea turtles that lay eggs on Singapore's beaches. What are their nesting behaviours and what is being done to help these critically endangered species.
Presented by Mr. Koh Kwan Siong, Senior Manager / Biodiversity (Coastal & Marine), National Biodiversity Centre NParks. On 20 Jun (Sat) 10.30am Singapore time (GMT+8)


Two virtual guided tours of Pasir Ris Mangroves!

Join the Herpetological Society of Singapore on a virtual guided tour of Pasir Ris Mangroves.
How does the Crab-eating Water Snake eat crabs larger than its own head? Why do Chorus Frogs make so much noise? Find out all about these beautiful reptiles and amphibians right here!


'A Crab, a Shell, and a Little Help': storytelling with the Naked Hermit Crabs

Share this adorable storytelling session with your kids. Learn together about marine life on Changi beach and how litter affects them.
As the youngest volunteer of the Naked Hermit Crabs who shares the story of  'A Crab, a Shell, and a Little Help' written by students of the Raffles Ecological Literacy Programme! Watch the video to read along with your family.

Family marine art contest - closes 22 June 2020

Have fun as a family making marine art and win an annual subscription to Young Scientist Badge Online.
More details of the Our Singapore Reefs Oceans Day Contest (Part 2)


Young marine scientists share about their work

As part of Oceans Week, young marine biologists from the National University of Singapore chat about their work and aspirations for marine biodiversity and conservation.
This was held live on 11 June 2020 as part of ADEX Pixel Virtual Expo.

View the video here


Hidden Havens: Exploring Marine Life in Singapore's Marinas

FREE download this gorgeous photobook of the marine life found growing in Singapore's marinas.
Explore the richness of marine life in Singapore's marinas and be enchanted by the myriad of forms and colours beneath the surface of our urban waters. From the sea's surface to the sandy-silty seabed, the waters of Singapore's marinas are hidden havens of biodiversity.

Corals at Sisters' Island Marine Park: storytelling with the Naked Hermit Crabs

Celebrate World Oceans Day with the youngest volunteer of the Naked Hermit Crabs who shares the story of 'Whoosh! A Coral's Journey' written by students of the Raffles Ecological Literacy Programme!
Watch the video to read along with the story, and also get a glimpse of Halley and his mum sharing about their happy times at Balik Chek Jawa in years past (watch Halley grow through the years!).