About Marine Conservation Group

The Nature Society (Singapore) is a dynamic civil society organization which promotes nature awareness and appreciation, and forges local and international collaborations in the protection and preservation of Earth’s natural ecosystems. Its Marine Conservation Group supports the NGO’s activity, advocacy and outreach functions, and delivers scientific data needed for the conservation and management of our marine and coastal resources. The group’s activities are focused on limiting anthropogenic threats to the marine ecosystems, and include endangered species monitoring and ground-up governance initiatives.

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Chairperson of MCG - Mr Lester Tan

Letters to the Press

2005 Feb: Singapore Waters (pdf)
2005 Jun: Artifical Reef (pdf)
2005 Feb: Letter of Concern to JTC - Bukom Reclamation (pdf)
2005 Sep: Coral Reefs (pdf)

Social Media

Follow our Marine Conservation Group on: 

- Instagram (@mcgnss)

- Twitter (@mcgnss)


Year :

Sep 14, 2022
Pesta Ubin Reflections: Kayaking Sungei Jelutong

3 young participants reflect on their experience kayaking Sungei Jelutong at Pulau Ubin organised by our Marine Conservation Group as part of the Pesta Ubin celebrations.

Sep 23, 2021
Pesta Ubin Kayaking on Sungei Jelutong with NSS - A Reflection

Lisa Lim reflects on her time organising and conducting the kayaking trip along Sungei Jelutong for this year's Pesta Ubin.

Aug 01, 2021
In conversation with the Young Marine Biologists, July 2021

In this online event organised by our Marine Conservation Group, young panelists converse with our experts to discover more about our marine biodiversity, their importance, threats and how we can become responsible stewards of our marine biodiversity and environment.

Aug 13, 2019
Saving the World One Microplastic at a Time

12-year-old Amelia Lau joined us for the first time at our Coastal Clean-up at Pulau Ubin. Read about her eye-opening experience here.

Mar 01, 2011
Singapore Wild Marine Mammal Survey (SWiMMS)

aims to monitor the dolphin, porpoise and dugong populations