Five students from Norton Elementary School in Chicago sent this video postcard to our friend Steven Dunn, CEO of Munchkin, Inc., our major sponsor.
Merlin, a U.K. company that specializes in amusement parks, is looking to create a whale sanctuary off the coast of Iceland and to relocate three belugas there.
Vancouver Aquarium claims that life in a concrete tank is safer and better than a seaside sanctuary. Our response:
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What’s the difference between a sanctuary and a zoo? In this short video, Dr. Lori Marino explains what to look for.
The Vancouver Park Board has voted in favor of amending a bylaw that would effectively prevent any new whales, dolphins and porpoises from being kept on display at the Vancouver Aquarium.
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Munchkin is donating all proceeds from its sales this weekend to The Whale Sanctuary Project in memory of Tilikum.
Site selection news … International Conference on the Captive Dolphin Industry … “Unlocking the Cage” movie … Advisor spotlight … Captain Michael Parks and Captain Skip Lahti
Site Selection – British Columbia; National Shamu Day; Advisor Spotlight: Paul Spong; Shout-Out to Misha Collins; Thank You, Thank You!
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…
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…
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.
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…