Science Journals: Step back into the future on Pulau Ubin, the land in between

As Singapore aspires to become a City in Nature, there are lessons that can be drawn from conservation efforts on Ubin.
As Singapore aspires to become a City in Nature, there are lessons that can be drawn from conservation efforts on Ubin.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
A carpet anemone is seen at the intertidal area of Chek Jawa during low tide.
A carpet anemone is seen at the intertidal area of Chek Jawa during low tide.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Stepping off the bumboat to offshore Pulau Ubin can feel like a trip back in time, to when kampungs used to dot the mainland, surrounded by nature.

But the isle to the Republic's north-east may be a glimpse into the future.

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