The facebook group is objecting to Resorts World Sentosa use of whalesharks and 18 bottlenose dolphins FROM THE WILD for its Marine Life Park in 2010.
[Update: I have just heard that the message left on the facebook group is NOT from Resorts World Sentosa and that the person who posted the comment does not represent Resorts World Sentosa.]
From the I will boycott Resorts World Sentosa and its Marine Life Park facebook group.
Shang Lin (Singapore Management) wrote
at 8:44pm on February 7th, 2009
The Marine Life Park team recognises the issues raised by groups and individuals, and also appreciates the support and well wishes from supporters who have expressed keen anticipation to work and meet some of its magnificent residents. We welcome views and remain committed to dialogue with special interest groups, supporters and any individual who is keen to learn and act on marine conservation.
We welcome any feedback/comments; please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Related articles and links
- SPCA speaks out against wild dolphins for Resorts World Sentosa
- Philippines asked to return dolphins to the Solomon Islands Solomon Star 16 Jan 09;
- Dolphins at the Sentosa Integrated Resort: Senator cites Mexico's sad experience with dolphins Grace Chua, Straits Times 12 Jan 09;
- Facebook Group: Boycott Sentosa Marine Life Park
- SUFFERING, NOT SMILING: The Truth About Captive Dolphins on the Acres website.
- Singapore warned on dolphin imports for Resorts World Sentosa The Solomon Star 31 Dec 08;
- Animal activists decry need to import wild dolphins for Resorts World Sentosa Grace Chua, Straits Times 27 Dec 08;
- Another 11 Solomon dolphins for Resorts World Sentosa
- What will the Solomon dolphins go through in the Philippines? Some background of the facilities that will train them.
- Confirmation that the 7 dolphins are going to Resorts World Sentosa and what the dolphins cost
- First hints that the 7 dolphins were going to Resorts World Sentosa.
- Universal Studios distances itself from dolphins at Resorts World Sentosa.
- More about dolphins in general: their status, threats and other issues, on the wildsingapore news blog.