Ecologists dispute HDB's finding that Tengah forests were mostly of 'low conservation significance'

About 150ha of forest from a 700ha site in Tengah have already been cleared as of Jan 1, 2019, according to calculations made by Mr David Tan, a research assistant at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.
About 150ha of forest from a 700ha site in Tengah have already been cleared as of Jan 1, 2019, according to calculations made by Mr David Tan, a research assistant at the National University of Singapore’s Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum.PHOTO: COPERNICUS SENTINEL DATA 2019, EUROPEAN SPACE AGENCY

SINGAPORE - Ecologists and naturalists are disputing the findings of another environmental study, this time calling on the Housing Board to make public the full report for Tengah, where secondary forests are being cleared for public housing.

But it appears that HDB has no intention of doing so.

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