Canadian Senate hearing on making the keeping of healthy whales in dolphins a criminal offense.
Munchkin, beloved by parents for its unique products for babies and children, has pledged a $300,000 matching donation to The Whale Sanctuary Project.
A feature story in Hakai magazine describes the Whale Sanctuary Project as “Luxury Living for Retired Whales.”
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.
A middle-school teacher testifies to the Vancouver Park Board over whether beluga whales should be kept in captivity at the Vancouver Aquarium.
The Whale Sanctuary Project store is now open for your Holiday shopping, with T-shirts, mugs, bags and mouse pads.
Dr. Marino attended the International Conference on the Captive Dolphin Industry in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, where she made two presentations. The conference was designed to address two issues:
The Nonhuman Rights Project is planning to file a “habeas corpus” suit on behalf of one or more orcas in captivity, but cannot do this until a sanctuary is ready to receive them.
Dr. Lori Marino returns to Nova Scotia to check out more potential sanctuary locations.
Governor Jerry Brown of California has signed into law the Orca Protection Act, thus bringing an end to the breeding and theatrical performance of captive orcas in the state.
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Dr. Lori Marino, President of The Whale Sanctuary Project, and board member Charles Vinick spent a week in Nova Scotia as part of the whale sanctuary site selection process.
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The Whale Sanctuary Project has officially launched today with the release of this announcement to the major media.