USP alum Dr Huang Danwei (Life Sciences + USP, Class of 2006), currently an assistant professor at NUS Biological Sciences department, contributed his recommendation to protect the nation's marine landscape in the third Singapore Blue Plan 2018. Among the recommendation was a proposal that the coastal areas of certain islands like Pulau Semakau be designated as marine reserves.

The Blue Plan was presented to Minister Desmond Lee during its launch ceremony on 13 Oct. Read more about the Blue Plan here.