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Vancouver Aquarium

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For The Baby Whale

Marine Mammal Rescue Centre staff racing to save a juvenile false killer whale rescued near Tofino. 

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Research

Groundbreaking Beluga Research

Beluga mothers and calves depend on clicks, squeals and whistles to survive in Canada’s Arctic.

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Our 1,500+ staff and volunteers are deeply committed to protecting our oceans.

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  • This Isn’t Your Average Wildlife Tour!
    I spent a lot of time as a wildlife guide in the whale watching industry during the early parts of my career. I was an “expert” because I had some knowledge of...
  • An Unassuming “Lord” of the Sea
    With a name like “red Irish lord” (Hemilepidotus hemilepidotus), you kinda half expect this fish to come out a-tappity-tappin’ on its tail. But unlike the...
  • An Open Letter in Support of Vancouver Aquarium
    Mr. Mayor and Councillors, City of Vancouver Mr. Chair and Commissioners, Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation Mr. Malcolm Bromley, General Manager, Vancouver Board of...
  • Field Notes from Arctic Watch – Week 2
    Vancouver Aquarium associate researcher Dr. Valeria Vergara is a behavioural ecologist now spending the summer in the Arctic. Based at Arctic Watch on Somerset Island, Dr....
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