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Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 38    Oct 14, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Future cities modeled on nature United Nations figures predict that by 2050, more than 70 per cent of the world’s population will live in cities – up from about 50 per[…]

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Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 37    Sept 25, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Air quality improves, PSI back to good range in the afternoon Air quality improved on Saturday afternoon, with the Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) dropping back to the ‘good’ range after 1pm,[…]

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Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 36  Sept 5, 2012 Community ECO CLub Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Sustainable construction: Waste wanted The construction industry is scrambling to find sustainable building materials for Asia’s booming cities, and companies are now competing for industrial waste to replace some of the natural resources they[…]

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Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 35 Aug 13, 2012 Community ECO CLub Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News WWF seeing positive response to “No Shark’s Fin” campaign The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) is seeing some positive response to its latest initiative which calls on consumers and businesses in Singapore to[…]

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  Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 34    Jul 24, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News NUS launches micro electric vehicle study Ten micro electric vehicles will be zipping around the National University of Singapore (NUS) campus over the next year as part of an urban[…]

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  The issue is published here. Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 33    Jul 9, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Community partners key to lasting urban progress NGOs and other community groups are vital to prolonged progress on urban liveability, said New York City’s parks[…]

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The issue is published here. Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 32    Jun 25, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Take little steps on climate change, says polar adventurer Polar explorer and environmentalist Tim Jarvis prefers to pitch his environmental messages by stealth, weaving them into riveting[…]

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Click here for this issue. Local News Growing landfill is no wasteland Semakau Island, the world’s first offshore landfill, is set to be expanded to cover a 160ha lagoon on the island. This is Phase 2 of the National Environment Agency’s (NEA) plans to expand the landfill area on the island, which yesterday hosted a[…]

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Environmental Challenge Organisation (Singapore) Blips 30    May 28, 2012 Community    ECO CLub   Follow us on Twitter & Facebook www.eco-singapore.org Local News Top Green Mark for National Heart Center The National Heart Centre Singapore’s new $165 million building in the grounds of the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) has staked a claim to being forward-looking.Click[…]

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For the Entire Blips, please click here. Local News Survival of Singapore refineries seen under threat (Source:Business Times) SINGAPORE’S oil refining/petro-chemicals industry will have to fight for survival in the coming two to five years, warned the chairman of Facts Global Energy. Click here for the full story. Collaboration initiative for green building research Source:Asia[…]