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2011 & 2012 Little Green Dot Student Research Grant Project Reports Out


Jointly organized by IKEA SingaporeWWF - World Wide Fund for Nature (Singapore) and Nature Society (Singapore), the Little Green Dot Student Research Grant aims to facilitate the development of a new generation of leaders in environmental issues by encouraging them to learn about the environment through direct study and discovery. The theme for 2012 is ‘Forest Conservation’.

Below are the completed project reports available for downloading. 

Copyright of the below project reports belongs to the students and schools. Permission has to be sought from the students and schools for any reproduction in part and/or whole of the project reports.

2012 PROJECT REPORTS

Second School Category

Investigating the Effect of Soil pH on the Germination of Avicennia alba Seedlings

Death Walkers and Their Unknown Transgression: A Study on Soil Compaction Along Green Corridors at Bukit Timah Nature Reserve

An Artificial Diet as an Alternative Food Source for Eurema hecabe

Research on Heavy Metal Levels in Singapore Mangroves

Decreasing "Edge Effect" by Introducing Native Species to Outcompete Invasive Plant Species in Singapore


Junior College Category

Radio Tracking of Large Odonata Species in Forest Fragments in Singapore

Protected and Unprotected Forest Streams: A First Look at Bukit Brown and Bukit Batok Waterways

Influence of the Edge Effect and Other Selected Abiotic Factors on Tree Seedling Density and Species Richness in a Tropical Forest in Singapore

 Effects of Mudskippers on the Soil Composition and Texture in Mangrove Forests, and Hence the Growth of Mangroves

Soil Power! The Best Remedy for Our Forests

Saving the Bryophytes of Our Forest



2011 PROJECT REPORTS

In 2011, the theme for the Little Green Dot Student Research Grant was 'Marine and Freshwater Conservation'. Below are the completed project reports available for downloading:

Secondary School Category

A study of selected bird populations and environmental factors affecting their distributions in Kranji Marsh Park

Saving the Cuora amboinensis

Seagrass patrol squad

Survival of the reef

The effect of added fish feed on algal bloom in Singapore

Junior College Category

Investigating the effects of water velocity and turbidity on the development of Common Spoon Seagrass (Halophila ovalis)

Investigating the regenerative properties of reclaimed sites in Singapore by comparative analysis of soft-bottom macrobenthic communities

Preliminary investigation on the factors affecting the growth of coral reefs in Singapore

Presence of organochlorines in the waters of Singapore

Saving the freshwater loaches, rasboras and gouramies

Tolerance of marine copepods to changing salinity: Implications for Singapore's freshwater management

Copyright of the above project reports belongs to the students and schools. Permission has to be sought from the students and schools for any reproduction in part and/or whole of the project reports.