07 Dec '17, 11am

Wild Shores of Singapore: Changi shore littered by failing shore protection system

Wild Shores of Singapore: Changi shore littered by failing shore protection system

We survey this Changi shore that was hit by the 300-tonne oil spill in the East Johor Strait in Jan 2017 This is what I saw the day after the oil spill. The shore continues to be affected by the failing shore protection system that is now stained with oil. We also surveyed a nearby sandy shore. Today, there are still dense patches of seagrasses. Mostly Spoon seagrasses . The tide didn't go down as low as predicted, so we didn't get to see much of the shore as we did in May 2017 . Nevertheless, I did manage to see many tiny Ball flowery soft corals . There were also some sea anemones, a some tiny and big Biscuit sea stars . As usual, many sea cucumbers. I only saw one White sea urchin . It did rain before our trip, so perhaps the animals were hiding. On the sandy shore nearby which I rarely survey, there was only one small patch of Needle seagrass . There were also small sc...

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