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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Company talks @ WorldPay APAC and Hermes SEA (Nov)

Ms Ethel Lee, Relationship Executive in WorldPay (APAC), invited Earth Society to conduct a company talk for the staffs on 17 Nov.

On 17 Nov, Earth Society team reached WorldPay (UOB Plaza) at 9.15 am. We conducted a Global Warming talk for 40 staffs from 9.30 am to 10.30 am We presented on the effects of Climate change on the world and showcased various solutions that scientists recommended to curb climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs).

WorldPay staffs listened attentively to the talk. At the end of the talk, many staffs came forward to provide encouraging feedback for the talk.


Ms Celine Khoo, CSR intern at Hermes South East Asia Pte Ltd, invited Earth Society to conduct a company lunch talk for the staffs on 20 Nov.

On 20 Nov, Earth Society team conducted a Global Warming talk for 80 staffs from 11.30 am to 12.30 pm. Hermes South East Asia staffs listened attentively to the talk.
Many staffs signed up in our email list to get more info on Global Warming after the talk.



Feedback from Staffs:

Inspirational and great awareness talk to make us conscious of the environmental impact we have on the planet. I now know what I can do to help make a difference. - Leon Chua, staff, WorldPay

Educational and informative. I’ll adopt Green Monday to help the planet.
– Gene Ang, Relationship Manager, WorldPay.

A lot of information compress into a really engaging presentation. Very well done. 
I love the videos in between the slides. – Ye Jun Jie, staff, WorldPay

Thanks you for coming! Very informative talk about how our diet can affect global warming. 
– Celine Khoo, CSR, Hermes

Very energetic and ‘alive’ presentation. Thank you very much! – Julei Balg, Staff, Hermes

Booth @ Science Carnival at WRPS (Nov)

Mdm Mazlindah, Environment Education Advisor in Woodlands Ring Primary School, invited Earth Society to participate in their Science Carnival on 09 Nov.

Students of Woodlands Ring Primary and invited students from the primary schools in the N5 cluster (Qihua PS, Woodgrove PS, Evergreen PS, Admiralty PS and Marsiling PS) were scheduled to participate in hands-on activity at the booths in the school hall during the carnival. 

0n 09 Nov, Earth Society members arrived at Woodland Rings Primary at 8.30 am. We set up a booth and projected some environmental animations onto the wall of the hall. Students who visited our booth watched environmental cartoons such as “Animals save the Planet” and WWF animations at the booth. We also distributed “Eco-kids website” leaflets and “Green and Healthy Monday” leaflets to students. 

We manned the booth from 8.30 am to 2 pm.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Assembly talk @ Pioneer and Catholic High Primary (Oct/ Nov)

Mdm Azlinda, Teacher in Pioneer Primary, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the upper primary students on 12 Oct.

On 12 Oct, Earth Society team reached Pioneer Primary at 11 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for P4 to P6 students from 11.15 am to 11.45 am. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs). Teachers and students listened attentively to the talk.




Mrs Adrianna Chiew, Teacher in Catholic High Primary, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the upper primary students on 07 Nov.

On 07 Nov, Earth Society team reached Catholic High Primary at 12 pm. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for P4 to P6 students from 12.15 to 12.45 pm. Students listened attentively to the talk and actively participated in the Quiz after the talk. 

Friday, December 29, 2017

Global Warming talk @ Raffles Girls School and Jurong Secondary (Oct)

Ms Adeline Quek, Admin Executive of Raffles Girls’ School, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the Sec 2 students on 24 Oct.

On 24 Oct, Earth Society team reached Raffles Girls’ School at 11 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for the Sec 2 students from 11.15 am to 12.15 pm. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs). Students listened attentively to the talk and participated actively in the Quiz after the talk. Many students came forward to write some feedback for the talk after the Assembly program.




Ms Calista Fang, teacher-in-charge of NPCC in Jurong Secondary, invited Earth Society to conduct a Global Warming talk for the NPCC students on 25 Oct.

On 25 Oct, Earth Society team conducted a talk for 50 NPCC cadets and 20 Green Club students from 3.15 to 4.15 pm. Students listened attentively to the talk and participated actively in the Quiz after the talk.




Students’ Feedback:

I felt the seminar was really informative and intriguing! Of all the talk I’ve heard regarding Global Warming, I felt this was the one most in-depth and well-explained.
The speaker was really passionate about the topic and that really contributed to how it involved the audience. I absolutely loved the seminar.  – Ho Loh Yan, Sec 2, Raffles Girls School

The talk was really inspiring and I think this is one of the most effective methods of curbing the consequences of Global Warming. I think theses talks should be done in schools more often because it really opened my eyes and impacted me a lot. – Heather Tay Hye Der, Sec 2, RGS

 The examples and data in the slides are really informative and the comparisons illustrated the magnitude of human impact on Earth. After the presentation, I feel truly privileged to be well-fed. I am inspired to make a change starting from little things in life. This is the most effective and interesting presentation on Global Warming I’ve heard.   – Yang Yiran, Sec 2, RGS

The talk was eye-opening for me. I learn about the effects of global warming and how much harm it can cause our world. I think that the talk should be shared with others. Promote Green Monday!  
– Arpona Rani Nath, Sec 2, Jurong Secondary

It was an enriching talk and I was able to learn more about the environment and how to reduce global warming. I also gained knowledge I didn’t know. – Crystal Gan, Sec 3, JSS

Thursday, December 28, 2017

华社CDAC环保讲座 (9月至11月)

华社自助理事会(CDAC) 幸福乐龄执行员,张依宁女士,邀请地球协会到华社中心为乐龄人士举办华文环保讲座。

我们在9月至11月间 到4个华社中心(宏茂桥、武吉邦让、榜鹅和油池)为乐龄人士呈现1小时的《全球暖化》讲座。讲座中呈现了全球暖化对世界的影响(中国的水灾、美国的旱灾、北极的冰川融化等),也呈现了科学家们提出的解决方案(保护雨林、绿色能源、减少肉食、再循环等等)。

每场讲座有2540位乐龄人士出席。我们在讲座结束后分发环保手册/环保影碟给出席者。许多乐龄人士非常喜欢环保手册中的素食食谱,还纷纷上前询问怎么煮美味的素食。

以下是一些乐龄人士的反馈:

今天的讲座很好,让我知道吃肉对环境的破坏。- 沈细娥, 华社宏茂桥。

听了这个讲座,让我了解如何拯救地球。我们可以少吃肉,多吃蔬菜。- 何爱莲,华社武吉邦让

分享得很清楚。让我多了解地球暖化并知道怎么防止气候暖化。提倡素食有很好的意见。我赞成并支持这个活动。 
- 陈女士 , 华社榜鹅

了解到全球暖化的重要性,吃素的重要性。自己能做的一点点力量,会有团结的力量,也是很大的力量。- Theresa Lee, 华社油池

从全球暖化讲座里认识到肉食对环境的负担,如二氧化碳排放量高。多吃蔬菜水果比较健康又环保。
- Pny Lay Choon, 华社油池

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Global Warming talks @ PSA Corporation (Sep)

In Sep, Earth Society team received 2 invitations from PSA Corporation to speak to their staffs.

The first invitation was from Mr Willy Jong, HSSE Representative from Singapore Terminal 1 (ST1), to speak to their staff at Tanjong Pangar Terminal on 25 Sep.

The second invitation was from Mdm Peggy Lee, Manager (Green Port Culture) in Environment Department, to speak to their staff at PSA Building on 27 Sep.

On 25 Sep, Earth Society team reached Tanjong Pagar Distripark at 3.15 pm.

We conducted a Global Warming talk for 50 staffs from 3.30 pm to 4.30 pm. We presented on the effects of Climate change on the world and showcase various solutions that scientists recommended to curb climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs).





On 27 Sep, Earth Society team reached PSA Building at 12.15 pm. Ministry of Environment and Water Resource (MEWR) officer presented on Sustainable Singapore Blue Print from 12.30 pm to 1 pm. We presented on Global Warming from 1 pm to 1.30 pm. About 50 staffs attended the talk.

For both talks, PSA staffs listened attentively to the presentation. At the end of the talk, many staffs came forward to write some feedback for the talk and sign up on our email list.

Feedback from Staffs:

Very good seminar. A time to reflect on what we eat. It is very meaningful and interesting.
– Mr Goh Hock Nguan, Assistant Vice-President, Environment, PSA Building.

Interesting way of presenting the topic. Through the videos flashed, the impact of GHG, the impact of having more veg or fruits are dearly presented. A very good seminar. All should take the chance to attend the talk. – PSA Staffs, Tanjong Pagar Terminal

Interesting info on how food choices impact the environment based on the amount of water required to grow the food to feed the animals. - Tan Puay Khoon, PSA staff

It’s really a wake-up call for the whole world. I think each and everyone should play their part in Saving the Green Environment. Very useful talk. Thank you so much for bringing this to our attention.  – PSA staff

Assembly talk @ Zheng Hua Primary (Sep)

Mr Alex Chew, HOD Science in Zheng Hua Primary, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the school cohort on 25 Sep.

On 25 Sep, Earth Society team reached Zheng Hua Primary at 7.30 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for P1 to P6 students from 7.30 am to 7.55 am. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs). Teachers and students listened attentively to the talk.

After the talk, Mr Alex Chew help us to compile some feedbacks from the teachers and send it to us by email.

Teacher’s Feedback :

- The pace of the talk was just right. The speaker was articulate and dear. It would have been great if there could be a quiz to engage the students further.

- Language used with students is good as it explains the basics such that even P1 can understand. However, the speaker rushed through the last few slides due to time constrain. 

Saturday, October 21, 2017

Global Warming talk @ IRAS (Aug)

In Aug 2017, Mr Samuel Lim, Senior Officer (LEAD Office) in Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), invited Earth Society to conduct a company lunch talk for the staffs.

On 21 Aug, Earth Society team reach IRAS at 11.45 am. We conducted a Global Warming lunch talk for 60 staffs from 12 to 1 pm. We presented on the effects of Climate change on the world and showcase various solutions that scientists recommended to curb climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs).

IRAS staffs listened attentively to the talk. At the end of the talk, many staffs came forward to sign up on our email list to receive more info on environment matters.



Feedback from Staffs:

Thank you so much for the very informative and educational talk. Really appreciative of what we have now.       
– Senior Finance Officer, IRAS

Good mix of presentation and videos and tips on saving the environment.
- Samuel Lim, Senior Officer (LEAD Office), IRAS

Green and Healthy Festival @ Sing Expo (Aug)

Kampung Senang invited Earth Society to participate in the Green and Healthy festival @ Sing Expo Hall 6A on 19 Aug to 20 Aug. This is the second year Kampung Senang held the Green and Healthy Festival at Sing Expo.

The Green and Healthy Festival seeks to create an awareness on the myriad of eco and positive lifestyle practices that a modern individual can adopt for our own health and to protect the planet.

The event features Eco-talks, Health talks, food cooking demonstration, music performance at the stage area. There are also educational booths, veggie food booths, farmers market for the family to enjoy.



Earth Society volunteers help to man a booth in the event. We let the participants play a ‘GHG & Water usage’ Quiz at our booth. Participants will learn about the amount of Green House Gas (GHG) emitted to produce certain type of food as they completed the Quiz at the booth.

Our volunteer also put on the costume of a chicken and parade around to showcase the message of “Less Meat, Less Heat” in the event.
We congratulate Kampung Senang for a successful Green and Healthy Festival this year and wish more organizations will join in the Green movement to protect the planet.

Assembly talk @ East Spring Primary (Aug)

Ms Jiang Yanni, Environment Committee Teacher in East Spring Primary, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the school cohort on 07 Aug.

On 07 Aug, Earth Society team reached East Spring Primary at 10.30 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for P1 to P6 students from 10.45 to 11.15 am. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs). Teachers and students listened attentively to the talk.

After the talk, Ms Jiang Yanni helped us to compile some feedbacks from the teachers and send it to us by email.

Teacher’s Feedback :

- The videos shown to the students were engaging and effective. Students were able to relate to it.
- Overall the content covered was good, just need to slow down a bit more. Okay if have to cut down on certain parts.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Assembly talk @ Bukit View Secondary and Gan Eng Seng School (Jul)

Mr Tan Chong Han, teacher-in-charge for Environmental Clubin Bukit View Secondary invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the lower secondary students on 07 Jul.

On 07 Jul, Earth Society team reached Bukit View Secondary at 11.45 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for Sec 1 and Sec 2 students from 12 to 12.40 pm. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs.) Students and teachers listened attentively to the talk. We left the school after the talk.

Ms Thng Lay Keng, a teacher in Gan Eng Seng School, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the lower secondary students on 11 Jul.

On 11 Jul, Earth Society team conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for the Sec 1 and Sec 2 students from 1 pm to 1.30 pm. Students and teachers listened attentively to the talk. We left the school after the talk.

Teacher’s Feedback :

The slides are great! They are super informative for my Sec 1 and 2 students !
Thank you for taking time to come down to talk to my students ! 
- Ms Thng Lay Keng, Teacher, GESS

Company talk @ Shell Eastern Petroleum (Jun)

In Jun 2017, Mr Jimmy Yeo, HSSE Advisor in Shell Eastern Petroleum (Pte) Ltd, invited Earth Society to conduct a company talk for their staffs in Singapore Petrochemical Complex (A chemical complex in Jurong Island made up of 8 different companies).

This is the first time we get an invitation to conduct a talk in Jurong Island.

On 23 Jun afternoon, Mr Jimmy Yeo meet us at Jurong Island Checkpoint to assist us to get a pass to enter Jurong Island. We conducted a Global Warming talk for 60 staffs from 2 to 3 pm. We presented on the effects of Climate change on the world and showcase various solutions that scientists recommended to curb climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs). Singapore Petrochemical Complex Staffs listened attentively to the talk. At the end of the talk, many staffs came forward to sign up on our email list to receive more info on environment matters.

Feedback from Staffs:

A good presentation on Climate change. Really captured the attention of the participants. Would pass down the information to my staff. -  Mr Prakam, staff, Union Services (Spore) Pte Ltd

This Global Warming Awareness talk is an eye-opener. The presentation was great. Please show more pictures and news about Obesity verse World Hunger. Everyone needs to know  - Mr Abdullah, staff, HSE

It is a very interesting talk. I learn many info on Global Warming.
- Mr Kandhasami Saravanan, Safety Co-ordinator

Assembly talk @ CHIJ Secondary (May)

Ms Genevieve Pang, a teacher in CHIJ Secondary, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the Sec 1 students on 16 May. The school wish to help students cultivate important life-skills that will contribute to their self-growth.

On 16 May, Earth Society team reached CHIJ Secondary at 9.45 am. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for the Sec 1 students from 10 am to 11 am. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs.) Students listened attentively to the talk and participated actively in the Quiz at the end of the talk. 

We left the school after the talk.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Assembly talk @ Global Indian International School and Canossa Convent Primary (May)

Ms Parameshwari, Primary coordinator of Global Indian International School, invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the primary students on 04 May. This is the 2nd year the school invited us to talk to their students.

On 04 May, Earth Society team reached Global Indian International School (Queensway) at 7.30 am. We conducted an Assembly talk on “Environment Conservation” from 9.45 am to 10.45 am. We presented on the situation of Overfishing in our Oceans, Deforestation on our Land, and Green house gas emissions in our Atmosphere. We also touched on issues such as biodiversity losses, factory farming, climate change and water shortage.

Students and teachers listened attentively to the talk and participated actively in the Quiz after the talk.

Teacher’s Feedback :

The presentation was informative and persuasive. It would develop the knowledge needed in all of us to address the current and emerging environmental issues. The use of video and stories were impressive. It was helpful in educating the students to save the environment.- Ms Parameshwari, Primary Coordinator, GIIS



Ms Jennifer Kwek from Canossa Convent Primary invited Earth Society to conduct an Assembly talk for the school cohort on 18 May.

On 18 May, Earth Society team reached Canossa Convent Primary at 7.55 am. Ms Joslyn Chew greeted us and escorted us to the school hall. We conducted a Global Warming Assembly talk for P1 to P6 students from 8.10 to 8.40 am. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs.)

After the talk, we set up and man a booth in the school canteen from 8.45 am to 10.30 am.







Feedback from Canossa Convent Primary :

“Thank you for your passion and enthusiasm in saving and loving our Mother Earth.
I found the talk very enlightening and informative. Thanks also for making us aware about animals which are taken for granted as ‘meat’. The talk on Global Warming was excellent. Thanks. “ 
– Sr. Mane, Sister Teacher, CCPS.

I like the talk as it is interesting and I have learnt a lot about Global Warming  
- Krisnathajit Kaur, P5 student.

 I like the talk as I learnt about how Global Warming affects the world. “ – Anne Tan, P5 student. 


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Global Warming talk @ Fei Yue Community Service (Apr)

Fei Yue Community Service organized a Go Green event for their staff on 05 Apr at True Way Presbyterian Church. As part of the Go Green event, Ms Janet Koo invited Earth Society to conduct a Global Warming talk for 350 Fei Yue Community Service staffs attending the event.

On 05 Apr, Earth Society team reached True Way Presbyterian Church at 4.15 pm.
We conducted a Global Warming talk for Fei Yue staffs from 4.30 to 5.30 pm. We presented on how Global warming is affecting the world and showcased various solutions to climate change. (Plant trees, Eat less meat, Green energy and 3Rs.)

The staffs listened attentively to the talk. After the talk, some staffs came forward to sign up on our email list to get more info on environment issues.





Feedback from staffs

- Helpful suggestions given on how, as individuals, we can do our part to be more environmentally conscious and reduce global warming.

- Interesting videos shown which captured my attention. Very informative talk which tells us how we can reduce global warming in everyday life .eg. through our diet.

- I find the talk very informative and enlightening. The speaker is very knowledgeable and passionate about the message he brought across.