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NParks says it will show more signs and intensify patrols after foraging dozens of Changi beaches

Singapore’s National Park Service today announced that it will install more educational signs and strengthen patrols to prevent beachers from digging up marine life from the coast.

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The board, also known as NParks, said it was concerned about the foraging of marine life at Changi Beach on Sunday. This coincided with a month of school holidays. The video of a forager picking up a bucket full of crabs and clams has attracted criticism from nature lovers and nature lovers. Fear of further restrictions.

Ryan Lee, Group Director of the Board’s National Center for Biodiversity, said: “The extraordinary number of visitors was probably because the low tide coincided with the weekend school holidays.”

He added: “Therefore, N Parks will step up our support efforts to educate the general public to take care of sensitive marine life in the intertidal zone. More signs will be installed and we will be staffed and nature. Strengthen patrols by stakeholders, including organizations and other volunteers. ”

The board said it plans to educate the general public about the “adverse effects of touching, gathering and trampling” on marine life. The school holiday started at the end of May.

Invertebrates are not protected by wildlife or park tree laws, and collection of invertebrates at Sisters Island Marine Park, Sungaybro Wetland Reserve, Labrador Nature Reserve, and Chek Jawa Wetland on Pulau Ubin. Only forbidden. .. Each offender can be fined up to S $ 50,000 (US $ 37,686).

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NParks says it will show more signs and intensify patrols after foraging dozens of Changi beaches

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