t Double Yellow's Musings: Smoking in Nature Reserves
The warped mind of Double Yellow craves for humor everyday. His daily dose comes from The Straits Times, The Sunday Times, Today, Channelnewsasia, etc. He also thinks that because of this preamble, this blog will never get featured in the local media. And of course, please read the Disclaimer before embarking on the journey.

Wednesday, May 11, 2005

Smoking in Nature Reserves

Today, the trees in Singapore are grateful to our gahmen for banning smoking in nature reserves (see The Straits Times, “Smoking banned in nature reserves”, 11 May 2005, p.5). While we again resort to more statistics about bushfires (400 out of the 637 bush fires from Jan-Mar 2005 were set off by smokers) being the reason of the ban, I am sure nature is forever indebted that we are taking measures to protect them. Surprising, don’t you think? The nature here does nothing to contribute to our economy and yet we take steps to save them from harm. Must be a first…


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