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NEA creates bands to simplify PM2.5 readings

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has introduced bands and descriptors for one-hour concentration readings of fine particles called PM2.5 to help the public make sense of the readings and plan their immediate activities. While the agency has been publishing such one-hour readings since 2014, it is now providing breakdowns of what constitutes normal to very high levels of one-hour PM2.5 concen...


Big names team up for greener palm oil, cleaner air

Following a public outcry over the prolonged haze pollution last year, five big companies have banded together over deforestation and the haze by pledging to use palm oil only from sustainable sources. Yesterday they formed the Singapore Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil, whose aim is to get more manufacturers and retailers to use sustainable palm oil, and give consumers here environmentally fri...


Not too young to be inventors

Sisters Sophia and Anjali Curic spent their last weekend of the June school holidays as the two youngest participants in Maker Faire Singapore for the second year running. "No one is too young to be a maker," Anjali, nine, said confidently. This year, Anjali, an avid reader who goes to Bukit View Primary, built a story garden inspired by Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree. Using recycled home ma...


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