19 Jul '11, 9am

[CNA] 3 Singaporean youths to work with China scientists on climate study

[CNA] 3 Singaporean youths to work with China scientists on climate study

SINGAPORE: Three Singaporean youths will get to work with scientists in China on how to combat climate change after winning this year's HSBC/National Youth Achievement Award (NYAA) Youth Environmental Award. Some 60 entries were received for this year's award and four winners emerged eventually. The four winners are 18-year-old Brandon Chia Zheng Da, 22-year-old Chua Ang Hong, 20-year-old Wu Caishi and 17-year-old Gina Goh Shu Hui. Goh will not be joining the group to China as she is below 18 years old. While last year's winners visited a rainforest in Puerto Rico to find out how different species of lizards are affected by deforestation, the trio will head to China on a 12-day trip to study climate change. They received a warm send-off on Tuesday from Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources. Their Earthwatch study trip will take them to Gu...

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