With more people including marine experts, environmentalists, and animal welfare groups standing up and being vocal against Manila Ocean Park’s plan to import beluga whales, now is the best time for BFAR to decide on the issue. There’s urgency to this matter especially when there’s already ongoing construction of facilities at MOP. Help us call the attention of the bureau!
Concepcion claimed that “anyone who seeks change from the present status quo is an environmentalist,” adding that technical background in the field is not as necessary as the passion for the work. “Environmental issues are not just technical issues. It is about people, it is about culture, it is about politics, and these move together all at the same time,” she said.