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Local accounts you should follow to learn more about the environment

Learn more about our natural world and deepen your eco-consciousness with these helpful resources.

Sarah Chan

Likes museum trips and is sometimes artsy. Can be found in pattern prints.


Published: 2 November 2020, 1:28 PM

You don’t have to be a certified ecologist to care about the environment – everyone has their part to play. Ecological-consciousness is more than just the 3Rs (Recycle, Reuse, Reduce) and education plays an important role in cultivating mindfulness for the natural world around us.

Check out these five local accounts you can follow to learn more about the environment.

1. @backtogroundzero

Documenting their individual experiences in their Bean Dare Done That series, @backtogroundzero shares their useful tips and struggles faced on sustainable living. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@BACKTOGROUNDZERO

 

If you are wondering how you can lead a more sustainable and mindful lifestyle, you can follow @backtogroundzero to find out more. You can learn how to tackle overconsumption through a minimalist lifestyle or follow their tried-and-tested alternative skincare hacks.

Their Bean Dare Done That (BDDT) series takes on the challenge to experience various ways of sustainable living and discuss topics on career, travel and more.

2. @a.tiny.warrior

Learn about all things birds this October – from the Wildlife Act to managing the bird population in Singapore and more. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@A.TINY.WARRIOR

 

With its green and pink layout, @a.tiny.warrior on Instagram shares quick informative reads about the environment, animals and people.

The account focuses on different topics each month with the hopes to spark conversation among their followers. You can also join in on the discussion with a.tiny.warrior and other like-minded individuals in the comments section too.

3. @theweirdandwild

Stay informed about the latest happenings in Singapore and hear Qiyun’s take on the environmental consequences surrounding the issues. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@THEWEIRDANDWILD

 

Run by environmental studies graduate Qiyun, @theweirdandwild features illustrated infographics documenting Qiyun’s views on local and sustainability-related issues.

Breaking down the complex topic of sustainability through her explainer posts, understand how the issue matters to you and learn how you can take steps to make a change.

4. @SGClimateRally

@SGClimateRally is a youth-led movement pushing for climate justice and you can follow the account to join their efforts as they advocate change for the environment.

 

SG Climate Rally also advocates for social issues through campaigns such as Project Open Doors that focuses on the mental wellbeing of Singapore’s migrant workers. PHOTO CREDIT: INSTAGRAM/@SGCLIMATERALLY

 

SG Climate Rally had previously organised the first Singapore Climate Rally event at Hong Lim Park back in 2019 that drew a large turnout. They are currently holding their #TakeBack2050 campaign that calls upon others to share their visions for a more sustainable Singapore in 2050.

5. Little Green Men

Looking for events to deepen your understanding towards the environment? Check out Little Green Men, a non-profit initiative that aims to develop eco-consciousness among their followers through their resources.

You can look out for online webinars, nature walks and even admire the picturesque snaps of our local flora and fauna by other enthusiasts too.


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