Uncovering life in Sungei Buloh's mud Article on Mega Marine Survey of Singapore

'The last time I saw a mudflat was during a school camp in primary school,' he said. 'Now I realise, as someone from the younger generation, I must play my part in conservation efforts.' The Sungei Buloh project is part of the first Comprehensive Marine Biodiversity Survey done in Singapore, a four-year effort that began last year to document the marine life that inhabits Singapore's coastal waters. The National Parks Board (NParks), which leads the project, roped in Shell Companies in Singapore and the Care-for-Nature Trust Fund as sponsors, as well as the National University of Singapore (NUS) to provide scientific expertise. However, most of the work is done by volunteers. NParks has recruited more than 80 people to do the grunt work. Yesterday, the volunteers travelled to the research site in Sungei Buloh in mid-afternoon. After trudging through an obstacle course of t...

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