29 Jan '17, 3am

Mandai would be redeveloped into a brand new eco-tourism hub, would you prefer it left untouched? Tell us #yourtake!https://t.co/3pR2XgHBsI

On Jan 16, it was announced that a large part of Mandai would be redeveloped into a brand new eco-tourism hub . This sparked off debate online as to whether the hub would actually bring more good or harm to the area. What's going on? Due to open in 2020, the upcoming Mandai rejuvenation project will see a relocation of Jurong Bird Park and a development of a Rainforest Park, in the same area that currently houses the Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and River Safari. The parks will be home to various species of endangered animals, and the brand new Rainforest Park hopes to bring visitors on a journey through Southeast Asian biodiversity. THE ECO-TOURISM HUB WILL ENCOMPASS THE AREA OCCUPIED BY THE ZOO, RIVER SAFARI, AND NIGHT SAFARI. PHOTO CREDIT: SINGAPORE ATTRACTIONS Over 5.4 million more visitors are expected to visit the parks each year and the developers hope to create thou...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Our-Voice/Your-Take/2017/1/Netizens-...

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