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Wildlife in an urban jungle - Pasir Ris Park, Singapore

Don’t let Singapore’s glitzy urban appearance fool you. The city is teeming with incredible wildlife, if one knows where to look. With over 300 parks and 4 nature reserves, there are several places where Singapore’s native wildlife thrives. 398 more words

Travel

M is for Mangroves

Or if you prefer tagalog, bakawan.

What is a mangrove?

Mangroves are special trees. These are trees that have adapted to tolerate salty environments. Low oxygen sediments. 1,302 more words

Coastal Resource Management

The Bonefish – Warm Water Resident

Bonefish have been given their name due to the numerous, tiny bones that are contained within their bodies. As a result of these, they are very difficult to eat and are caught mainly for sport. 406 more words

Steven Becker

A Florida Friday: Mangrove tunnels

We recently took a canoe ride along a portion of the Blackwater River which starts at the 7,271-acre Collier Seminole State Park on the western edge of the Everglades and takes you out several miles through a vast mangrove swamp until you reach the… 388 more words

Florida

Mangroves, maintenance, monitoring, oh my!

This was a very productive week for us here at the GTM. We were finally able to make it out to our weather station on Tuesday; our first trip back since before Hurricane Matthew. 245 more words

Research

We are throwing a Festival!

Mangroves from the Water curator Zahidah and her team are working very hard to create a festival to celebrate the beauty of the UAQ mangroves and continue the quest to save this natural environment. 24 more words