Coffee-table book on CHEK JAWA
"Chek Jawa is a show-case for the miracle of life and life is a gift from Heaven. "
Seen only at low tide, the sea grass lagoon and sandflats open a new vista in nature appreciation. Together with the coral and rock rubble, mangrove and coastal hill forest, Chek Jawa has held many spellbond with its biodiversity. Unknown to many, the site was more accessible to the public when settlements were demolished for the impending land reclamation.
It was an almost futile attempt to save Chek Jawa but miracles do happen. Enjoy the many glories while you can, for CJ may still not last forever.
Reviews (The visual splendour of the site, its uniqueness and impending extinction inspired an explosion of activity. In a landmark decision, the reclamation of scheduled for Pulau Ubin was deferred, and Chek Jawa was saved for the interim at least)
Book Summary (In
2001, CJ became the focal point of an urbanized nation about to lose almost all its natural heritage)
Book Launch (Book launch cum commissioning of nature ambassadors of CJ.
The participation of student volunter guides is an important milestone in the education of the public on the biodiversity, beauty and the importance of our limited natural heritage)
Excerpts (Fascinating Gems & the Lost Horizon)
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