Sunday, 27 August 2017

August National Day celebrations at the Marine Park

On National Day, a small team surveyed another side of the Marine Park - the western shore of Pulau Tekukor.
Pulau Tekukor, with the two Sisters Islands on the horizon
Photo by Heng Pei Yan.
Thanks to Heng Pei Yan, the Drone Commander, we get a drone's eye view of the island. Thanks to Desmond Ong, we get an underwater look at the Sisters' Islands. And thanks to volunteers, visitors got a view of the intertidal treasures during the regular monthly walks.

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Jam-packed June and July at the Sisters' Islands Marine Park

It has been a very busy June and July at the Marine Park! Our first dive cleanup, an important meeting of the Friends of the Sisters Islands Marine Park, lots of public walks, surveys of the marine park for impact of mass coral bleaching and more.
Photo by Stephen Beng.
Stephen Beng, Chair of the grouping saind "Friends of the Sisters' Islands Marine Park met to Strengthen ties within our ocean-loving community, to Share in our efforts to protect our Marine Park, and to Support the good work each of us is doing for our reefs."

Friday, 2 June 2017

Marvellous May at the Sisters Islands Marine Park

New animals at the Sisters Islands Marine Park! First sighting of a beautiful bannerfish, and a species of coral. A bioblitz also turned up some interesting finds and a sighting of dolphins!
Photo by Richard Kuah.
Meanwhile, volunteers continued to conduct intertidal walks for the public, and the public dives continue.

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

4 Jun 2017 (Sun): Marine Clean Up and Coral Rescue at Sisters Islands

For divers! Celebrate World Oceans Day in the first marine debris clean up dive at Sisters' Island Marine Park!
Ever wondered how coral restoration is conducted? Experience it first-hand as you team up with our local researchers to rescue our corals.