One Trillion Trees

Singapore will plant 1 million trees by 2030

Singapore has launched a reforestation campaign after losing huge amounts of mangrove habitats in the past century. Image: UNSPLASH/Mike Enerio



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Smooth-coated otters were first discovered in the mangrove habitats of Jurong Eco Garden, Singapore. Image: JJ Harrison/Wikimedia Commons/EcoWatch
A marsh sandpiper (Tringa stagnatilis) hunting in the mangrove waters at Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve, Singapore. Image: Lip Kee /Wikimedia Commons/EcoWatch

Singapore retains very little of its mangrove forests. In contrast, there are still large tracts of mangroves just across the strait in Malaysia. Image: Mongabay/EcoWatch
Malayan water monitor (Varanus salvator) is found in forests, mangroves, scrubland and beaches where they tend to stay close to water. Image: Yeowatzup / Wikimedia Commons/EcoWatch
One of the many denizens of Singapore’s forests is the mangrove pitta (Pitta megarhyncha). Image: JJ Harrison/Wikimedia Commons/EcoWatch

A tree-climbing crab (also known as mangrove tree crab) and a couple common nerite snails on a mangrove tree during high tide, with a giant mudskipper close behind. Image: Sundar/Wikimedia Commons/EcoWatch

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