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MediaCorp Channel 8 Tuesday Report: The Beauty of Tenacity

Featuring two women researchers, one who worked on the Raffles Zoological Collection forty years ago, and the other a staff of LKCNHM today, we see how they are united in their love for biodiversity and research.

Decolonising Our Natural Heritage

28 May • 10:30am

How do we decentre our natural history away from the European lens and conventional national narratives to see our landscapes in a different light?

Treasures From Our Forests

21 May • 10:30am

What is in a forest? Drawing on Forest School Singapore, the global earth education movement and indigenous knowledge, Diana Rahim, Darren Quek and Angela Ferguson explore the ways in which we can rekindle our connection with our natural heritage.

Our Oldest Heritage: 250 Years of Observing and Documenting Nature in Singapore

The digital exhibition will feature significant animals, plants and places that are signifiers of the natural heritage of Singapore in the form of visual materials with text to provide context and tie these into the larger natural history of the island.

Open Business @ Bee Amazed Garden

12 May • 07:00pm

Open Business are two videos about the Singapore Business owners inspirations and journeys in the area of Tourism Heritage and Nature Heritage. Meet Abba’s Department Store at Smith Street, Chinatown since 1979 and Bee Amazed Garden since 2017.

Our Heritage Stories: History of Wildlife Parks in Singapore

8 May • 02:00pm

Few people are aware that the island’s first public zoo was set up in 1875. Join librarian Lim Tin Seng as he shares about history of wildlife parks in Singapore.

Scavenger Hunt Heritage Tour of the Bugis precinct

Embark on a scavenger hunt heritage tour of the Bugis precinct with your family and friends! Through pictorial clues, riddles and puzzles, join us on a fun-filled journey to discover the rich heritage of the Bugis Precinct.

Singapore’s Natural Heritage: Are we doing enough to safeguard its future?

20 May • 07:00pm • Online/ NUS Kent Ridge Campus, Lecture Theatre 27

Despite unabated urbanisation throughout Singapore’s history, our biodiversity remains surprisingly resilient. Join our panellists as we discuss how our natural heritage is crucial to our survival as a nation, and how we can all play a part to safeguard it.

Sonic Journeys: An Audio Experience by Chong Li-Chuan

2 May • 10:00am • Asian Civilisations Museum

Embark on a sound expedition, via an evocative audio experience by artist and composer Chong Li-Chuan. Taking inspiration from our nature-themed objects, these audio compositions will send you off on a historical and cultural journey across Asia (in the ACM galleries).

Through Nature: A BBB Edition

The Through Nature video takes its audience on a journey through the beating heart of Singapore civic district, the Bras Basah.Bugis district. Using dialogue between a child and his grandfather, the videos highlight lesser-known natural heritage spots in the area.