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False Killer Whale Rescue and Rehabilitation

Update on Chester the False Killer Whale

With both information queries and support pouring in daily for Chester, the false killer whale calf rescued off Chesterman beach in Tofino last month, we knew it was time for an update. When Chester first arrived at the Marine Mammal Rescue Center on July 10 he was underweight, malnourished and had a number of lacerations and injuries from being battered around in the surf. With a coordinated rescue effort including staff from the Ministry ofContinue Reading: Update on Chester the False Killer Whale

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Sponsoring an exhibit at the Vancouver Aquarium

Exhibit Your Support Program for the Vancouver Aquarium

Whether big or small, from far-away waters or from our own backyard, the aquatic animals and marine life in our habitats captivate a million people each year. For some guests, picking a favourite animal or exhibit is impossible, while forContinue Reading: Exhibit Your Support Program for the Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium, top aquarium in North America

Vancouver Aquarium Awarded 10 Best Award

The votes have come in and the Vancouver Aquarium is the proud recipient of not one, but two prestigious awards. The Trip Advisor’s 2014 Travelers’ Choice Award was awarded last month and named the Aquarium as of one of theContinue Reading: Vancouver Aquarium Awarded 10 Best Award

Citizen science projects

How YOU Can be a Researcher at the Aquarium

While on a boat, looking for whales and dolphins, you are a scientist. While scuba diving in B.C.’s emerald green waters, admiring the world underwater, you are a scientist. While walking along the shores of a lake or river, bendingContinue Reading: How YOU Can be a Researcher at the Aquarium

A look at the entrance to Grise Fiord, Nunavut from under the plane wing.

Narwhal Tagging 2014: Polar Bear Watch

People who travel in the Arctic very quickly get used to the idea of getting stuck in small towns. It happened to me last year and this year is no different. We started our journey north to satellite tag andContinue Reading: Narwhal Tagging 2014: Polar Bear Watch