Gaia Discovery to Boost Science, Tech, Business Content With New Editor

25 January 2011

Media Release

SINGAPORE - Independent environmental publisher Gaia  
Discovery is pleased to announce a new addition to its management  
team. Jeremy Torr has been appointed Managing Editor in charge of  
content and direction for Singapore's premier green publications -  
Gaia Discovery ( and The Gaia Guide. His  
previous role was Managing Editor at Discovery Channel Magazine where  
he steered it to win multiple awards across the region, such as SOPA Awards and MPAS.

Jeremy is an internationally experienced editor and writer, with  
publishing experience in the UK, Australia and Singapore. He has  
worked on a wide range of publications from the Guardian to  
ComputerWorld, The Sydney Morning Herald to Business Review Weekly,  
and from Bicycle Action to Australian Biotech News - with a deal of  
newspaper and book writing along the way.

Since moving to Singapore almost ten years ago, he has worked on award- winning titles including SilverKris, Prestige and  
Discovery Channel Magazine. He brings a wealth of experience, plus a  
keen desire to see Singapore cement its position in the region as a  
key player in the maintenance and preservation of the Earth's  

"I have contributed to Gaia Discovery previously and I really admire  
the work they have done. Over the years they have consistently been 
the first to publicise green initiatives, and to bring people together  
who care about the world we live in," he says. "So when the  
opportunity came up to help craft the website and its contents, I  
jumped at it."

Mallika Naguran, founder and managing director of Gaia Discovery,  
is thrilled with the new team member. "Gaia Discovery reaches out to  
businesses in Asia Pacific, not just consumers, with a focus on  
positive environmental practices.  Jeremy will be an asset all round  
to us as he has broad knowledge of science, technology, innovation,  
and the environment. So businesses can now have even  
better information on how to run sustainable operations in  
light of climate change and corporate social responsibility challenges."

Jeremy is an elected Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and  
committee member of the Singapore Foreign Correspondents Association.  
He is a frequent volunteer at the National Parks 
Pulau Ubin trail cleanup squad.


Gaia Publications comprise Gaia Discovery and The Gaia Guide. Gaia Discovery, established since 2008, is an independent online  
environmental publication ( It has local,  
regional and international readers from more than 100 countries daily.  
Gaia Discovery provides regular reviews, insights and current information on  
environmentally-friendly living, responsible tourism and heritage through People, Places, Planet, Adventures, Marine Life, Festivals and Video sections. The  
Gaia Guide is an annual consumer handbook that gives information on eco- 
friendly living, travel and environmental products and services. The  
Gaia Guide will be available both in print and online formats this April and will be distributed regionally.