Holy Bats! — Why Are They Flying Into Our Homes?

Bats In Our City Even though Singapore is a city, there's so much wildlife amongst us. Think otters, the jungle fowls, wild boars and even snakes! What people do not realize is that we have many bats living amongst us too. Being the only mammal that can achieve full flights, these nocturnal creatures are actually very good for us. They fly around in the evenings and nights eating up insects and other creepy crawlies. During the day, they rest in trees, under dark corners of buildings. And increasing now - as we noticed - under the solar panels now being installed by HDB all over the island. [caption id="attachment_86958" align="alignleft" width="300"] HDB Solar Panels @ AMK[/caption] [caption id="attachment_86959" align="alignleft" width="300"]...

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Keep Your Family Safe – No Mosquito = No Dengue = No Zika

Are You Living in a Dengue Red Zone? These past few days had been hot and rainy, the perfect kind of weather for Aedes mosquito to breed and it's no wonder that we're seeing an increase in the number of dengue cases across Singapore. [caption id="attachment_86948" align="alignleft" width="300"] 10 Dengue Cases here at Yishun Street 81 Khatib area (photo taken 18 Jan 2019)[/caption] [caption id="attachment_86949" align="alignleft" width="300"] 20 Dengue Cases here at Yishun Street 81 Khatib area (photo taken 1 Feb 2019)[/caption]                 Dengue is a Painful Disease Unfortunately most folks in Singapore is still unaware of how dangerous and painful it is to suffer from dengue (it's other name is "Break Bone...

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No Mosquitoes = No Dengue!

Dengue is A Dangerous (and Painful!) Disease The state of dengue in Singapore is the most serious in many years. 9 People have already died this year and we're still in the midst of the epidemic, so it'll get much worse before it gets better. Please keep your family safe. Not many people know that dengue hemorrhagic fever is also known as the bone break disease. The reason? Dengue fever is an extremely painful disease because when infected, the bone marrow's normal function is suppressed - resulting in low platelet counts and internal bleeding. In most severe cases death may result. Do The 5-Step Mozzie Wipeout! Our National Environment Agency (NEA) has been doing a great job in terms of keeping...

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