Deforestation in 19th-century Singapore
Widespread deforestation caused temperatures to rise, made forest fires more likely and even affected Singapore’s water supply, says Chia Jie Lin.
A Banquet of Malayan Fruits
The Dumbarton Oaks collection of paintings of fruits date to the late 18th-century and feature their Malay names written in Jawi. Faris Joraimi pieces together the story behind these mysterious works.
Nature Conservation in Singapore
Over the last two centuries, the balance between biodiversity conservation and development has evolved, says Ang Seow Leng.