Making way for wildlife: An islandwide park connector for flora and fauna

Singapore's latest long-term land use plan included nature corridors - park connectors for wildlife - not seen in previous plans. Insight examines the implications.

Singapore now has an islandwide plan to connect green spaces, not for the sake of humans, but for wildlife. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - About three decades after Singapore's first park connector opened along the Kallang River in 1992, the country now has an islandwide plan to connect green spaces, not for the sake of humans, but for wildlife.

The plan was based on a study that sought to understand the ecological links between the island's green spaces, and identified routes that wildlife could take to get from one green patch to another.

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