Newsletter, April 2017

Matching Grant for site selection … Next steps in site selection … Important news from Canada … and more. This is a copy of the April, 2017 newsletter as sent to all subscribers. To subscribe, just fill in your email address in the box to the right.

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Newsletter, February 2017

Site selection news … Strategic plan … Our team will be growing … Major article in Hakai Magazine. This is a copy of the November, 2016 newsletter as sent to all subscribers. To subscribe, just fill in your email address in the box to the right. – – – – – – – – –…

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National Shamu the Whale Day

September 26th is National Shamu the Whale Day, and our friends at Munchkin – developers of innovative, modern, and credible products for babies and children – are celebrating all day by donating 100 percent of proceeds from their website to The Whale Sanctuary Project. So, go ahead and buy something special for a youngster in…

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Belugas Are Whales, Too

When they hear about The Whale Sanctuary Project, many people assume that it’s primarily about orcas. But beluga whales are also central to the work of the project, and the waters of Nova Scotia are among their home territories, which makes the region well-suited to a seaside sanctuary. At least 75 belugas are currently held…

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Dr. Marino’s Talk at Superpod 5

Among the presentations at the Superpod 5 meeting on San Juan Island, WA, was an introduction to The Whale Sanctuary Project by Dr. Lori Marino. She described the criteria for an authentic wild animal sanctuary, the kinds of expertise needed to achieve our vision, and the cutting-edge visitor education center that will be part of the sanctuary.

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Why Sanctuaries, not Zoos

In an opinion column in The Washington Post, Whale Sanctuary Project president Dr. Lori Marino describes “three indisputable facts” with which zoos and aquariums will have to come to terms in the coming years. She writes: First, most of the animals that people pay money to see — like elephants, big cats, and dolphins and…

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