Earth Film Festival: Singapore’s first crowd-based sustainability film festival

Earth Fest organisers are running the Earth Film Festival from Earth Day, April 22 2016, onwards and you can participate by hosting your own screening with friends and family at no cost. The Earth Film Festival is a crowd-based film festival, meaning hosts own a copy of the film afterwards, and it can be screened again … Continue reading

Are you going for the ACRES Gala Dinner?

It’s that time of the year again, when Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) hold its gala dinner. See below for more information. If you are unable to view the graphic below, please visit http://acres.org.sg/events/acresgaladinner2013.html#more to view the event flyer, along with details.   To purchase ticket(s) or table(s) via cheque or credit card payment, download … Continue reading

If Resorts World Sentosa cared for their dolphins…

The moral tussle of wild-caught dolphins in captivity between Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) and ACRES (Animal Concerns Research and Education Society) and animal welfare advocates the world over has been playing out in the media for more than a year and a half now, and it is one that looks to continue for some time. The … Continue reading

The Straits Times: No outsiders allowed for boar culling: NParks

The Straits Times reported that the though Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) and Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (Acres) have requested to be able to witness the euthanising of wild boars in Lower Peirce, the National Parks Board turned it down for safety reasons, assuring that it will be done … Continue reading

The Straits Times: Dolphin activist fails to meet RWS management

World-acclaimed activist Ric O’Barry is in town and held a dialogue at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel this evening. The heads of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) were reportedly unable to meet him. RWS spokesperson Krist Boo communicated that “they had ‘no reason to meet Mr O’Barry, whose agenda is to seek the release of the dolphins’”. … Continue reading

Ric O’Barry in Singapore next Tuesday!

ACRES has organised a dialogue session featuring Ric O’Barry of The Cove. For event and rsvp details, see below. Ric O’Barry, marine mammal specialist and star of the Academy Award winning documentary film “The Cove”, will be in Singapore for a dialogue session next Tuesday, 4th October, from 7.00pm until 9.30pm, at the Grand Copthorne … Continue reading

Concert for the world’s saddest dolphins

ACRES has organised a concert to raise awareness of their cause to free the dolphins that Resorts World Sentosa are holding in captivity, and to show their solidarity with the dolphins. Do come and show your support for this worthwhile cause! More details below. Concert for the world’s saddest dolphins Resorts World Sentosa continues to … Continue reading

Invitation to First-Ever Public Forum on Animal Welfare Policies

Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) and Chong Pang grassroots have organised this public forum on animal welfare policies, and all are invited! Do come down to share your views. Public Invitation: Be Engaged – Help Shape Animal Welfare Policies in Singapore Over the years, there has been much concern about animal welfare issues in … Continue reading

Join the campaign to rescue the World’s Saddest Dolphins

Our friends at Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) are now campaigning for Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) to return the remaining 25 bottlenose dolphins to the wild, after two died from acute bacterial infections. RWS plans to include the dolphins in an  “interactive dolphin spa programme”. Do check out their World’s Saddest Dolphins webpage and … Continue reading

ACRES Gala Dinner 2011 – Celebrating 10 years of Action for Animals

The Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES) will be celebrating their 10th birthday with a Gala Dinner, details of which are stated below. Date: Friday, 20 May 2011 Time: 6:30pm Venue: Grand Ballroom Orchid Country Club 1 Orchid Club Road, Singapore 769162 Tickets: $150 for a seat, $1,350 for a table of ten $300 … Continue reading

ACRES celebrates World Animal Day

Our friends at ACRES have organised a three-day event for World Animal Day, starting tomorrow at the Orchard Atrium beside Plaza Singapura. From 10am each day, there will be a first of its kind exhibition in Singapore highlighting the animal cruelty that lies behind toiletries to household cleaners to fashion. Through exclusive photos and videos, discover … Continue reading

Green Drinks at 350 Public Boardroom

Green Drinks was recently invited to participate in an outdoor discussion on climate change at Chevron House,  in an event otherwise known as 350 Public Boardroom. Organised by Young NTUC and supported by ECO (Singapore), the boardroom session was moderated by The Straits Times journalist and Eco-Business.com Founder Jessica Cheam and featured representatives from NGOs such … Continue reading

  • About Green Drinks Singapore

    Founded in November 2007, Green Drinks Singapore is one of more than 800 cities with a Green Drinks presence.

  • We are a non-profit environmental movement that connects academia, green businesses, activists, community and government, for knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. We do this by organising informal talks every last Thursday of the month, over drinks! Once in a while, we hold discussions, documentary screenings and workshops to further engage the public and participants.
  • Started in 1989 in London, the Green Drinks movement is a self-organising network that is meant to be simple and unstructured. The global site can be found at www.greendrinks.org.