Native Biodiversity Does Not Just Look Pretty
As Singapore entered a circuit breaker period in a bid to limit Covid-19 transmission, weeding and grass-cutting was suspended. As a result, many have experienced newfound appreciation for an unlikely source of urban nature - the spontaneous greenery and native biodiversity beside roads. This includes both native flora and fauna, including but not limited to some species of grasses, small shrubs, insects, and birds. Beyond looking pretty, native biodiversity helps to support local ecosystems and other neighbouring ecosystems. For more details, check out the The Straits Time article here.