The Whale Sanctuary Blog Archives
2022

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Remembering Don Baur – Legal Counsel and Close Friend

He was always engaged in every aspect of the organization, not only its legal responsibilities or requirements.

Conference – “Toki: Present and Future” Day of Listening, December 13th

On Tuesday, December 13th, Friends of Toki (formerly known as “Friends of Lolita”) will host the “Toki: Present and Future” ...

Holiday Newsletter 2022 – A New Life for Captive Whales

Here is a copy of our Summer Newsletter: "Creating the Whale Sanctuary." Read about progress at the sanctuary site and ...

Sanctuary, Parliament and Synchronicity

Over the last seven years, as the Canadian Parliament has been forging new ground in the protection of whales and ...

Orca from 2019 Whale Aid Rescue Spotted with Pod

One of the 97 orcas who were rescued from the infamous "whale jail" in 2019 and returned to their ocean ...

Update on Environmental Assessments at the Sanctuary Site

These studies are not only to understand the environment for the whales and the sanctuary infrastructure, but to provide data ...

Orca Kohana Dies at Loro Parque Zoo

Loro Parque Zoo announced the death of the orca Kohana at the young age of 20. We should be shocked. ...

Five Fundamental Rights of Whales & Dolphins

Tom White, author of "In Defense of Dolphins" talks about how flourishing is the key to understanding the argument for ...

The Death of Nakai and the Future of Captive Whales

The young orca Nakai, who was born at SeaWorld San Diego and lived in a tank there all of his ...

New Legislation Would End Whale Captivity in United States

A bill has been introduced into the United States Congress to prevent the future capture and breeding of whales for ...

Summer Newsletter 2022 – Creating the Whale Sanctuary

Here is a copy of our Summer Newsletter: "Creating the Whale Sanctuary." Read about progress at the sanctuary site and ...

Independent Veterinarians Complete Their First Assessment of Tokitae (Lolita) at Miami Seaquarium

An update on the progress of the independent assessment of the physical and mental health of the orca Tokitae (generally ...

A Whale of an Art Show!

Students at a Texas elementary school raise funds and awareness to help orcas and belugas It all began five years ...

Wendy McCaw: a Lifeline for Animals

The Wendy P. McCaw Foundation has been the major supporter of the Whale Sanctuary Project since 2017. Wendy's work protects ...

Lolita/Tokitae to be Examined by Independent Vets

  Mayor Danielle Levine Cava, entrepreneur and conservationist Pritam Singh, and Whale Sanctuary Project Executive Director Charles Vinick. (View the ...

How to Be a Successful Whale or Dolphin

How whales teach their young, learn from their families and friends, and pass along their culture to new generations.

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