Singapore’s narratives of “land reclamation” have obscured the displaced destruction of our neighbours’ land and livelihoods. What has been lost, and what do we owe to each other?
The author explores her relationship with Evelyn Eng-Lin, founder of Green Circle Eco Farm, and argues that by embracing the concept of “biocultural diversity”, Singaporeans can better preserve and protect our green spaces.
Singapore’s sense of security and invulnerability amidst the climate crisis is an illusion, says SGCR, as its fortunes are tied to its neighbours’, some of the most climate-vulnerable countries in the world. Bolder steps towards regional climate action are needed.