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== Overview ==
The '''Singapore Green Plan 2012 ''' is a outline overseen by the Singaporian Singaporean Ministry of The Environment and Water Resources, for reaching environmental [[sustainability ]] in [[Singapore ]] by 2012 . Started in 2002 at the [[World Summit on Sustainable Development ]] in Johannesburg, [[South Africa]], Singapore set a blueprint for reducing waste, increasing public health, conserving resources, addressing climate change and keeping water and land clean.<sup>1</sup>
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"We strive to forge a country that will give our people and all who come after them, their best home possible, exercising wise and judicious stewardship of our resources, and optimizing the balance between Man and Nature. With intelligent innovation and strategic partnerships, we will prevail over our limitations, to build a Singapore that will endure for generations to come. <ref>http://app.mewr.gov.sg/web/Contents/Contents.aspx?ContId=1342</ref>
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The Signapore Green Plan, available in pdf and print form, is a widely distributed pamphlet that details the ways the Ministry of the Environment and Resources strives towards a more sustainable Singapore. Revisions have taken place in 2005 and 2006. == Pamphlet ==
The Singapore Green Plan, available in PDF and print form, is a widely distributed pamphlet that details the ways the Ministry of the Environment and Resources strives towards a more sustainable Singapore. Revisions have taken place in 2005 and 2006.The Pamphlet details ways in which Singapore pledges to become more sustainable.
== 1. Waste ==
SGP details that because of their limited land availability they are pursuing a "zero landfill" objective in the longer term, with their target being 60 % recycling by 2012. The Waste Minimization and Recycling Association has been started also as a private sector initiative for assistance with industry.
 
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== 2. Wildlife and Nature ==
 
Indigenous plants and animals are being documented and monitored. Land is being set aside for nature reserve parks. Protected Nature Reserves are plentiful including, the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, the Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve and the Labrador Nature Reserve.
== Wildlife and Nature 3. Air ==
Indigenous plants and animals are being documented and monitored. Land is being A National Energy Efficiency Committee was set aside for nature reserves park and park connectors. Protected Nature Reserves are plentiful includingup in 2001 to work towards energy efficiency in industries, the Bukit Timah Nature Reservehomes, the Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve commercial buildings and the Labrador Nature Reservevehicles.<ref>http://www.thomsons. asia/page/12260/asia/reward-news-knowledge/employee-rewards-and-benefits-news/articles</ref>
== Clean Air 4. Water ==
A National Energy Efficiency Committee was set up in 2001 Singapore's Public Utilities Board spends close to battle towards more energy efficient use $542 million dollars a year on water, drainage and sewer projects. Implementation of energy by industriesmandatory water saving devices, homeswater audits, commercial buildings andpublic water education are among some of the ways Singapore has battled water shortages. Half of Singapore's land surface is water catchment. Also Singaporeans are being encouraged by the government to use less water currently they use 162 liters of water per person per day and the government wants this reduced to 155 liters by 2012.<supref><sup>Superscript text<http://app.mewr.gov.sg/data/ImgCont/1342/sup>key01.jpg</supref> vehicles.
== Water 5. Health ==
The average life span in Singapore's Public Utilities Board spends close to $542 million dollars a year on water, drainage and sewer projects. Implementation of mandatory water saving devices, water audits, is 78 and public water education are among some of the ways Singapore infant mortality rate has battled water shortagesdeclined to 2. Half of Singapore's land surface is water catchment2 per thousand births. This will be strengthened by quicker responses to diseases and improved disease scanning.
== Health ==
The average life span in Singapore is 78 and the infant mortality rat has declined to 2[[File:singapore3.2 per thousand birthsjpg|right|]]<ref>http://www. This will be strengthened by quicker responses to diseases and improved disease scanningcleanairnet. org/caiasia/1412/article-73284.html</ref>
== 6. Public Education ==
SGP strongly encourages partnerships among the 3P, People, Private and Public. They feel it will creates create a environmentally aware and responsible nation.<supref>1http://app.mewr.gov.sg/web/Common/homepage.aspx</supref> Environmental education is stressed witin within school through programs run by the Ministry of the Environment and the Singapore Environmental Council.
== Notes ==
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== {{attrib class|JMC330 International Collaboration ==Mass Communication|May 15, 2010}}
SGP enjoys working wtih developing and developed countries on a wide range of environmental programs.[[Category:JMC330 International Mass Communication]][[Category:Singapore]][[Category:Government]][[Category:Planning]]

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