The Whale Sanctuary Blog Archives
2019

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News Conference & Public Meetings in Nova Scotia

“We believe there is the perfect community that shares our vision," Charles Vinick told reporters at Whale Sanctuary Project news ...

News Release in Nova Scotia

The Whale Sanctuary Project is holding a series of public information meetings over the next 10 days to identify communities ...

Extinction – What if They Know?

Because of orcas’ close family bonds, their complex intelligence and their advanced level of self and situational awareness, the Southern ...

Judge Issues First-Ever Habeas Corpus Order for an Elephant

A New York State judge has issued a "habeas corpus" writ on behalf of Happy, an elephant at the Bronx ...

Canadian Bill S-203 Passes in Senate. Now Goes to House.

It took almost three years, 17 hearings, 40 witnesses (including six experts from the Whale Sanctuary Project), and countless attempts ...

Location, Location, Location!

The three main considerations that go into evaluating a possible site for a seaside sanctuary for whales. In a very ...

The World’s Most Intelligent Species?

We’ve known for a long time that whales and dolphins are intelligent and socially complex animals with large brains that ...

SeaWorld’s New “Education” Tour

If you’ve checked out the “Deeper Dive” section of this website, you already know about the claims that marine entertainment ...

When Captive Belugas Give Birth

At the Shedd Aquarium, the beluga Mauyak is pregnant. We all hope her calf is born healthy and lives beyond ...

This Is What Extinction Looks Like

I am in an airport on my way home from the San Juan Islands, Washington. I was there to attend ...

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