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

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

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

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

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
Raffles Banded Survey

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
JGIS Booth

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

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 […]