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I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement

We strive to make Yale-NUS a model of sustainable living and prepare Yale-NUS students as leaders to face the defining environmental challenges of tomorrow, in Asia, for the World. Our mission is to promote a culture of environmental responsibility at Yale-NUS, to integrate sustainability concerns holistically into school practices to bring about effective change, and to give members an avenue for the practical application of environmental ideas, grounded in research and strong theoretical understanding.
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement3 days ago
Hello everyone! STUDY SMOOTHIES is I'dECO's last event (for Yale-NUS students) before semester ends, to encourage everyone to eat in Green and Healthy dining halls during reading week, and also to thank everyone for their support in various ways this past semester - from StuGov coming up with the container idea for our welfare packs and pushing for it for the last one year when I thought the idea had been dropped, to friends who have encouraged us through our different projects, joys and disappointments, to people who donated their goods to Eco-Bank, signed our climate action pledges, gave us feedback, or took part in any of our events/activities!

We want to thank everyone and so we'll have study smoothies where you can blend your own combination of fruits into smoothies when you visit any of the Green and Healthy Dining Halls next week! Please come! 😀
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement4 weeks ago
On 25 Mar 2018, I'dECO's campus climate action team organised Earth Hour under the Stars. While the original location of the performance which would not require electricity was unavailable because of the rain, our spirits were not dampened! Performers sought to perform with as little of a carbon footprint as possible (e.g. singing acapella, playing guitar, emceeing without a mic) while communicating their love for this planet 🙂 Thank you everyone for being a part of this!
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement2 months ago
On 21 Feb 2018, I'dECO went to Mandai Trail 15 with Ming Kai from NUS DBS as our guide, where we learnt more about plants (and saw durian, jackfruit and rambutan 'hunters') and also spotted a lot of cool animals including a stick insect, invasive lizard species, spiders, damselflies and dragonflies! We'll be adding descriptions to these photos later and photos of plants we saw flowering!
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement2 months ago
This Wednesday, I'dECO Tracks will be heading to Mandai on the search for crickets and other orthopterans. Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/idecotrackssignup

Orthoptera expert and lover Tan Ming Kai who’s pursuing graduate studies in NUS, (http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/crickets-hold-a-special-place-in-his-heart), who by the age of 25 had already discovered and named 35 cricket and katydid species, will be spotting crickets with (but maybe mostly for) us near Mandai.

We will have the chance to interact closely (or if you want, at a distance) with crickets/katydids/grasshoppers, all of whom form the Orthoptera family. Most importantly you will get the rare opportunity to meet gentle but passionate Ming Kai who can tell you a lot about all of them, and see the world with eyes many of us have not seen with!

Sign up Link: https://tinyurl.com/idecotrackssignup

To learn more about I'dECO Tracks: https://tinyurl.com/idecotracks

On more I'dECO projects: https://tinyurl.com/idecoprojects
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement3 months ago
Every month, I'dECO holds club meetings where we get to know each other through games, have some snacks, and share our reflections on our own projects with a supportive, wise and attentive audience!
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement
I'dECO: Yale-NUS Sustainability Movement3 months ago
On 4 Feb 2018, we went to Chek Jawa in Pulau Ubin, cycled and learnt about the 6 ecosystems there with the help of our guide! We had a blast and ate some good food at Changi Village after that. Can't wait to go again when the tides are low. Sangam Annabelle Jia Min Matthew Rishab Thanks for coming and for taking the photos!

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