Our Own Dolphin Tale

The Vancouver Aquarium is home to two rescued and rehabilitated Pacific white-sided dolphins, Helen and Hana. Helen was rescued from entanglement in a fishing net off the west coast of Japan in 1996. To save...

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 and...
Seal rescue and release at the Vancouver Aquarium

Rescue of the Week:  Polaris from 2013

On September 9, 2013 a male seal named Polaris was rescued from the Barnet Marine Park in Burnaby, British Columbia and brought to the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre. Like the other 72 rescued s...
Vancouver Aquarium, Cetacean research

Message in a Bottle

It’s not every day you come across a message in a bottle floating around the Pacific Ocean, but that’s exactly what a team of researchers from the Vancouver Aquarium stumbled upon a few weeks ago. The Skana...