Tag Archives: environment

We’re Not Talking About E-Waste Enough; and That’s a Problem

Plastic waste has been a widely discussed topic in recent times. But there’s another growing problem that we need to talk about—and that’s e-waste. We speak to SMU Prof Shantanu Bhattacharya to get some sense of why this is a problem that deserves much more awareness.
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Feeding Singapore: A Hungry City in a Fragile World

Singapore's heavy reliance on imported food is gradually being threatened by global conditions of open markets, free trade and the onset of climate change. David Chen and fellow Masters alumni suggest tapping into Ag-tech.
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‘Nudging’ Consumers to Reduce Plastic Waste

Singapore produces more than 800k tonnes of plastic waste a year, with only a fraction recycled. SMU Assoc Prof Hannah Chang suggests that a simple nudge could bring about a significant behavioural shift.
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Protecting Predators of the Sea with SMU LKCSP Scholars

"Meaningful impact" can come in many forms. For this group of LKCSP Scholars, a trip to Lombok showed opened their eyes to the brutal reality of the shark fishing industry. Through the Dorsal Effect, they learn more about these deeply misunderstood 'predators' of the sea.
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