Chua shows off a mix of black soldier fly larvae (white) and pupae (black). Photo: Toh Ee Ming

These insects are helping Singapore save the planet

  • The black soldier fly larvae bred at Insectta, the Lion City’s first urban insect farm, are a new line of defence in Singapore’s war on food waste
  • Each month, they convert about 6.5 tonnes of food waste into 2,700 litres of organic fertiliser – and, sometimes, become food themselves
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Chua shows off a mix of black soldier fly larvae (white) and pupae (black). Photo: Toh Ee Ming
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Toh Ee Ming

Toh Ee Ming

Ee Ming is a freelance journalist who regularly contributes to the South China Morning Post and the Xinhua News Agency, covering society, politics and culture. She has written for publications in Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Nepal and Poland.