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Sea Shepherd releases suppressed Australian Government whaling footage

Jeff Hansen, Managing Director of Sea Shepherd Australia, stated, “Sea Shepherd has been a part of a joint effort fighting the Australian Government to release rare whaling footage obtained on a 2008 Australian Customs mission to the Antarctic.


Sea Shepherd's Campaign To Save The Vaquita Porpoise Launches In Mexico With Two Vessels

The M/V Farley Mowat and the M/V John Paul DeJoria kick off Operation Milagro IV in the Gulf of California in collaboration with the Mexican Government.


Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

The Countdown to the 2017 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival is on.

Photo by Danny Chan

Increasing Threats to Narwhal and Beluga Remain Key Focus of Ocean Wise Arctic Research

At or near the top of the food chain in their icy ecosystems, narwhal and beluga serve as key indicator species, providing information about environmental conditions in Canada’s rapidly changing Arctic. Which is why Ocean Wise continues to place a priority on studying the whales in the field.

Narwhal

The challenge of Chronic Wasting Disease: Insidious, Dire, and Urgent

The cervine (deer) version of ‘mad cow disease’ is threatening Western Canada’s deer, elk, moose, and caribou populations. Like ‘mad cow disease’, chronic wasting disease (CWD) is an infectious protein or ‘prion’ disease. It is always fatal.


Project FeederWatch Celebrates 30 Years of Fun and Science

Project FeederWatch celebrated its 30th anniversary last winter, thanks to dedicated participants who observe birds at their feeders.


780 KENNELS Improves Edmonton’s Dog Kennel Industry

Edmonton's traditional standards for dog kennels have now been exceeded by 780 KENNELS adhering to Alberta's Building Code for residential grade dwellings when building their new dog kennels.


Sea Shepherd Release Powerful Video on the Same Day Japan Begins its Annual Dolphin Hunt

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society has released a video about dolphin captivity today, the same day that Japan begins its annual six-month dolphin drive in Taiji.


Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre has a Record-Breaking Rescue Season

It has been an epic season of animal rescues for the team at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, presented by Port Metro Vancouver, with almost 200 stranded, sick and injured marine mammals saved from B.C.’s coastal waters, and one endangered beluga whale returned to the ocean on Canada’s east coast. And it’s not over yet.


Rescued Sea Otter Pup Hardy Moves Into Nursery At Vancouver Aquarium

Hardy, the male sea otter pup rescued in June from waters near northern Vancouver Island, has now moved into the nursery at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative, to continue receiving 24-hour care from the sea otter experts on site.

Sea Otter Pup Hardy

Outlining the Secret for Penguin Chick Success

The Calgary Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of three new penguin chicks thanks to the long-term thinking of the zoo’s dedicated Animal Care team.


Unprecedented right whale deaths in Gulf of St. Lawrence requires government action

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, released the following statement:


Come Nose to Snout with Steller Sea Lions at Vancouver Aquarium's New Steller’s Bay Exhibit

Come nose to snout with Steller sea lions at Steller’s Bay, a new exhibit that spotlights these majestic and mysterious creatures, starting July 1 only at Vancouver Aquarium.

Vancouver Aquarium Steller Sea Lion

Weeks-old Sea Otter Pup in Care at Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre

A tiny male sea otter pup - estimated to be just two to four weeks old - is now in 24-hour care at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, after concerned members of the public found it swimming alone in open water off northern Vancouver Island on Sunday. Although the pup appears healthy, he requires care night and day from the Rescue Centre team, just as he would from his mother. Staff and volunteers are spending shifts feeding, bathing and grooming the newborn pup, which has not yet been named.

male sea otter pup

Vancouver Park Board turns its back on whales, dolphins and porpoises that require rescue and ongoing care

Dr. John Nightingale, President and CEO, Vancouver Aquarium statement re: The proposed bylaw wording released yesterday by the Vancouver Park Board.

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