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November 11, 2017

SAVE Club

Every Thursday after school, high school members of SAVE (Students Against Violation of the Environment) and GIN (Global Issues Network) at the Singapore American School (SAS) make their way to the school’s tree nursery, a […]
October 22, 2017
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Coastal Clean-up by Creative O Preschoolers’ Bay

On 21 October, a group of 32 parents and children together with 4 staff from the Creative O Pre-schoolers’ Bay conducted a coastal clean-up in Sembawang Park as part of the school’s Community Collaboration Programme. […]
September 6, 2017
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Roots & Shoots Conference 2017

Held at the Singapore Chinese Girls school on the 8th of the August, the Roots & Shoots Conference 2017 that took place in the school’s auditorium during the 10th anniversary of the founding of the […]
September 6, 2017
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Time with Jane: Volunteer appreciation

Culminating Dr. Jane Goodall`s 8th trip to Singapore during the 10th Anniversary of the founding of the Jane Goodall Institute Singapore (JGIS), was a Volunteer Appreciation dinner that was held on the 8th of August […]
September 6, 2017
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Monkey Walk with Jane Goodall

On this beautiful sunny afternoon of August 7, I had the privilege of accompanying Dr. Jane Goodall and the JGIS management team on a trek through the wilderness of Windsor Nature Park on a quest […]
September 5, 2017
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A Night of Inspiration: Exclusive fundraising dinner

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September 5, 2017
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One Nature, Together: Public talk & exhibition

Dr. Jane’s visit to Singapore 2017 was kicked off with a public talk on August 6th for which Dr. Jane shared her stories and thoughts on conservation at the MES Theatre, Mediacorp. The theme of […]
July 21, 2017

Eco-Literacy in SCGS

JGIS has worked with the teachers of Singapore Chinese Girls’ School on an Eco-Literacy module, which was successfully implemented in their Year 2 Integrated Programme. It includes five lessons of 50 minutes each, ending with […]
June 29, 2017
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Waste-not Want-not. Part 1: Straw-Less

In this 3-part mini series, Ren Min highlights 3 common types of waste and their environmental impact, as well as simple actions we can all adopt to safeguard the environment we live in. The afternoon […]
June 29, 2017
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The JGIS Summer Internship Experience

End-May saw a few new additions to the JGIS team – our Summer Interns! Ever wondered what our interns do? Look no further! Shu Tian writes on her internship experience thus far helping the Roots […]
June 29, 2017
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JGIS @ the 2017 Festival of Biodiversity (27-28 May)

The Festival of Biodiversity is an annual event held by NParks celebrating Singapore’s native biodiversity and wildlife. This year, JGIS set up a booth to spread awareness about the four species of primates in Singapore […]
June 29, 2017
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Featured Volunteer: Shirlene Goh

Still unsure on whether to be a JGIS volunteer? June’s issue features our volunteer coordinator and planning team member: Shirlene Goh. We asked Shirlene a few questions on her volunteering experience and also learned about […]
June 23, 2017

Featured Volunteer: Iris Ng

We wanted to get to know Iris better, so we asked her a few questions… What made you want to volunteer at JGIS? I wanted to know what it was like to work at an […]
October 1, 2016

Chimpanzees of Gombe – The Fall of Ferdinand

In the primate world, rank is everything. Because humans are primates, it’s easy to see how power dynamics and relationships in groups play a massive role in our own societies. In chimpanzee societies alike, ranking […]
August 6, 2016
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Raffles Banded Langur Survey

It was a cloudy afternoon as the recce for the Raffles Banded Langur (Presbytis femoralis femoralis) survey commenced. The Raffles Banded Langur (commonly known as banded leaf monkey) survey is a new citizen science initiative […]
July 1, 2016
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John Hardy on Green and Sustainable Education

In July, JGIS members were invited to attend a talk by John Hardy, founder of the groundbreaking environmental school Green School Bali, at the Singapore Management University. Green School Bali is the first of its […]
June 24, 2016
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Science Titans Week

From 7 – 10 June 2016, the Singapore Science Centre organised the “Science Titans Week”, and this year, they decided to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Jane Goodall, and her years of study […]
December 29, 2015

The inaugural Roots & Shoots butterfly garden at Chung Cheng High

On 11th November 2015, students and teachers at Chung Cheng High created a butterfly garden in our school to play a part in the conservation of butterflies. Butterflies play an important role in maintaining the […]