Tag Archives: Nature

BIG TREE COLLAPSES AT JURONG WEST

A large tree collapsed, blocking the main roads between Block 641 and Block 703 Jurong West St 61 for several hours this morning. The tree had fallen at about 2.30AM in the morning today. The sudden crash woke several residents up from their slumber. Curious onlookers caught a sight of the fallen tree lying on the road, blocking motorists from passing through.

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NATURE PHOTOGRAPHERS USING UNETHICAL BAITING PRACTICE THAT HARM ANIMALS

There have recently been several news stories about nature photographers behaving badly, including the incident at Tuas where a photographer tied down a baby bird to photograph the parent feeding it, as well as the time when several photographers were caught on camera using poisoned fish to bait an endangered eagle. Although these may sound like isolated incidents, this bad behaviour, especially the illegal use of bait, has been going on for a long time and several nature photographers are part of an organised group that plans and executes baiting operations in our parks and nature reserves.

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