• 走心走访大调研 深入基层零距离 2019-10-15
  • 山西省公安消防总队召开2018年训练工作动员部署会 2019-10-06
  • 对外投资连续7个月增长(市场观察) 2019-10-06
  • 改进学术评价 加强学术规范 2019-09-17
  • 美国的本质和终极目的决定,和中国必定是始终不断战事硝烟。 2019-09-17
  • “限价”时代 房企转变传统“利润逻辑” 2019-08-19
  • 高颜值的实力派 试驾奔驰CLA260 4MATIC 2019-08-07
  • 阶级是“楼梯”吗?别瞎扯了。 2019-08-07
  • 长子县2017年蔬菜总产值达8.65亿元 2019-07-27
  • 科普:“鹊桥”中继星靠什么帮“嫦娥”赴广寒 2019-07-27
  • “糖+胖”危害大,医生教你避风险 2019-07-13
  • 长江日报:网络提速降费消费者认可才行 2019-07-13
  • 甘肃警方破获一起“微信卖茶叶”特大新型网络诈骗案 2019-07-09
  • DJ音乐绽放江西之巅 萍乡武功山帐篷节成功举办 2019-07-02
  • 这个帖子,本人已经驳斥多次了。共产主义不是不能实行按劳分配,而是不需要实行按劳分配。共产主义时代,产品极大丰富,所以实行按劳分配是多余的,好比脱裤子放屁!... 2019-07-02
  • Let our site be more useful to you each time you visit by enabling your cookies so we can remember details like your preferred language and more for a smoother browsing experience. Okay

    Meet 
    Subaraj

    WILDLIFE CONSULTANT, NATURE GUIDE

    Many of Singapore’s nature reserves exist due to the efforts of a few individuals like Subaraj Rajathurai: Self-taught naturalist and veteran wildlife consultant. Over the last 35 years, he campaigned peacefully behind the scenes to preserve some of Singapore’s well-loved ecosystems. In 1988, he and three others drafted a proposal to save Sungei Buloh, a mangrove forest in northwest Singapore which was slated for redevelopment by the government. Thanks to their perseverance, the wetland was declared a nature park six years later. In 1992, Subaraj was also part of the research team responsible for saving the 123.8 hectares of forest at Lower Peirce Reservoir.

    A lifelong
    love for nature

    “You can spend five lifetimes exploring nature, and there would still be more to learn," says Subaraj, who fell in love with the rainforest at the age of 18, during a visit to Bukit Timah Reserve. Singapore’s blend of urban landscapes and hidden ecosystems keeps him fighting against rampant urbanization: “In Singapore, you can get from a five-star hotel to a rainforest in 20 minutes.” He believes Singapore is the gateway to Asia, as much as “it is that gateway for nature.”

    Subaraj's
    stomping grounds

    From hiking trails to camping spots that fuelled an eco-conservation campaign, Subaraj invites you to see Singapore through the eyes of a nature lover.

    A rescued island sanctuary

    Despite having played a part in Chek Jawa’s conservation, Subaraj credits the public for saving the 100-hectare wetlands at the southeastern tip of Pulau Ubin. “Ministers went there, and saw 700 people watching marine life,” he shares. “They couldn’t deny its importance.”

    Fuel for conservation

    Subaraj has fond memories of Singapore’s well-loved Casuarina Curry, which provided the fuel for one of his wildlife preservation campaigns. “Casuarina’s roti prata (South Indian flat bread) is the best,” he enthuses. “That was our watering hole during our battle for Lower Peirce.”

    The outdoor classrooms

    An avid educator and self-taught naturalist, Subaraj often conducts eco-tours of Sungei Buloh, an 87-hectare wetland and stopover for migratory birds. “You become responsible for nature the moment you visit it,” he shares. “Sungei Buloh is a wonderful outdoor classroom.”

    The Southern Ridges

    “The Southern Ridges was a term I coined because I wanted to organise a tour there,” Subaraj shares of the 10-kilometre hiking route and birdwatching haunt. He recommends to start at the National University of Singapore, making your way to Telok Blangah and Mount Faber, and ending at Harbourfront Centre.

    Subaraj Rajathurai at Southern Ridges

    A 2-day guide for nature lovers

    Subaraj Rajathurai takes us into the untamed areas of Singapore, to experience the ecosystems that he has fought to preserve.

    Also

    Check Out

  • 走心走访大调研 深入基层零距离 2019-10-15
  • 山西省公安消防总队召开2018年训练工作动员部署会 2019-10-06
  • 对外投资连续7个月增长(市场观察) 2019-10-06
  • 改进学术评价 加强学术规范 2019-09-17
  • 美国的本质和终极目的决定,和中国必定是始终不断战事硝烟。 2019-09-17
  • “限价”时代 房企转变传统“利润逻辑” 2019-08-19
  • 高颜值的实力派 试驾奔驰CLA260 4MATIC 2019-08-07
  • 阶级是“楼梯”吗?别瞎扯了。 2019-08-07
  • 长子县2017年蔬菜总产值达8.65亿元 2019-07-27
  • 科普:“鹊桥”中继星靠什么帮“嫦娥”赴广寒 2019-07-27
  • “糖+胖”危害大,医生教你避风险 2019-07-13
  • 长江日报:网络提速降费消费者认可才行 2019-07-13
  • 甘肃警方破获一起“微信卖茶叶”特大新型网络诈骗案 2019-07-09
  • DJ音乐绽放江西之巅 萍乡武功山帐篷节成功举办 2019-07-02
  • 这个帖子,本人已经驳斥多次了。共产主义不是不能实行按劳分配,而是不需要实行按劳分配。共产主义时代,产品极大丰富,所以实行按劳分配是多余的,好比脱裤子放屁!... 2019-07-02
  • 3d投注技巧与方法 11选5前三组 彩经网走势图 3D历史开奖500期 网上彩金牛牛 快乐炸金花3.5 金利彩票 2019年136期3d中奖号码 经典诈金花代理 金七乐开奖结果前后对 老11选5什么时候开奖 分分彩计划软件 法甲单场推荐客场疲软 体彩11选5胆拖计算器 内蒙古时时开奖结果走势图