Inexperienced Pulse Ep 46: Reconciling forest loss with One Million Bushes initiative
Synopsis: The Straits Instances analyses the beat of the altering surroundings, from biodiversity conservation to local weather change.
Final December, components of a woodland in Kranji have been cleared earlier than environmental research have been accomplished. Investigations are ongoing to find out what occurred and why. However the incident has additionally highlighted the rising affinity between Singaporeans and the inexperienced areas within the nation, and generated criticism of whether or not such deforestation tasks defeat the aim of Singapore’s aim of planting one million extra bushes over the subsequent decade.
On this episode, Minister for Nationwide Growth Desmond Lee shares his response to this criticism with ST surroundings correspondent Audrey Tan. In addition they focus on how his ministry goals to stroll the positive line between improvement and conservation in Singapore.
This podcast incorporates excerpts of an interview between Mr Lee and Ms Tan (see her interview) final month.
They focus on the next factors:
How the One Million Bushes can also be an act of stewardship (3:17)
Methods to decide which inexperienced areas keep, and which should go (6:22)
How science and know-how have been used to show the worth of the Mandai Mangrove and Mudflat, which is able to publicly open in mid-2022 (9:10)
How the Nationwide Growth Ministry goals to strike a steadiness between improvement and conservation (10:23)
Produced by: ST Video & Audrey Tan ([email protected])
Edited by: Adam Azlee
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