The mission of The Whale Sanctuary Project is to establish a model seaside sanctuary where cetaceans (whales and dolphins) can live in an environment that maximizes well-being and autonomy and is as close as possible to their natural habitat.
April 2, 2017 / Michael Mountain
Should it be made a criminal offense to keep healthy whales and dolphins in concrete tanks in Canada? This was the topic of a hearing held by the Standing Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans … Read More
March 30, 2017 / Michael Mountain
Munchkin, the company that’s beloved by parents for its unique products for babies and children, has pledged a $300,000 matching donation to The Whale Sanctuary Project. Last year, Munchkin … Read More
March 27, 2017 / Michael Mountain
A feature story in Hakai magazine describes the Whale Sanctuary Project as “Luxury Living for Retired Whales.” Hakai is a Canadian magazine with a focus on “science, society, and the … Read More
March 20, 2017 / Michael Mountain
In an interview for National Geographic, Whale Sanctuary Project President Lori Marino explains why orcas experience greater stress in marine parks and aquariums than any other species, and with … Read More
Special thanks to Munchkin, Inc., makers of innovative products for babies and children, and CEO, Steven Dunn, for donating $200,000 to fund the first stage of The Whale Sanctuary Project.