Three historical lighthouses in Singapore to get protection from sea-level rise

(Clockwise from left) Sultan Shoal, Pulau Satumu and Pedra Branca.
(Clockwise from left) Sultan Shoal, Pulau Satumu and Pedra Branca.PHOTOS: JEROME LIM, LIM YAOHUI, ST FILE

SINGAPORE - With a combined age of more than 4½ centuries, three Singapore lighthouses - on Sultan Shoal, Pulau Satumu and Pedra Branca - have helped safeguard navigation, and are now getting their own protection themselves.

With climate change and rising sea levels threatening coastal cities, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) is taking precautions to ensure that these maritime stalwarts will remain operational in the long term.

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