Whale Sanctuary Project selects Port Hilford, Nova Scotia, for North America’s first sanctuary for captive whales

February 25, 2020
Best-Sanctuary-Site-Image-DSC00748-720-px_0_0.jpgThe Whale Sanctuary Project has announced that it will work together with Sherbrooke and the Municipality of the District of St. Mary’s on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia to create a seaside sanctuary in Port Hilford for whales being retired from entertainment parks ...

Russian Captive Whales Returned to Their Ocean Homes

February 10, 2020
IMG_5491_2.jpgLast November, the Russian Government completed the return of 10 orcas and 87 belugas back to the ocean after they had been illegally captured off Russia for sale to theme parks in China. It is the largest animal rescue effort ever attemptedd ...

Jean-Michel Cousteau and The Whale Sanctuary Project Team on Returning Whales to Ocean

June 26, 2019
JMC_RussianWhales_0.pngRussia has begun the process of returning the whales that were illegally captured last year back to the area where they were captured. Jean-Michel Cousteau and The Whale Sanctuary Project have the following statement ...

Russia Begins the Process of Returning Captive Whales to the Ocean

June 22, 2019
srednyaya-bay-orca-release-yuri-smityuk-TASS_0.jpgRussia has loaded 8 animals – two orcas and six beluga whales – into trucks with water reservoirs to begin to move them 1,100 miles back to the Shantar Islands in the Sea of Okhotsk....

Jean-Michel Cousteau loves beluga whales!

May 22, 2019
Screen Shot 2019-05-21 at 10.12.14 AM_0.pngBeluga whales are highly intelligent cetaceans that live in cold, northern oceans. They communicate with each other and their mothers pass on information to their children...

Plan to Immediately Release Orcas in Srednyaya Bay Should Not Be Adopted

May 17, 2019
RABIN_09843 GOV JMC ORCAS in P3_2.jpg“It puts the well-being of these orcas at undue risk and compromises their long-term survival,” Cousteau said. “We cannot support or participate in this plan” ...

Recommendations for Release of Orcas and Belugas from Srednyaya Bay

May 14, 2019
All team after signing HR_1.jpegPreliminary results of the behavioral analyses conducted by the Team show that all orcas and belugas in the holding facility at Srednyaya Bay can be rehabilitated and released ...

Statement of Russian Consilium Mirrors Assessment of Jean-Michel Cousteau Team

April 25, 2019
All team after signing HR_1.jpegPreliminary results of the behavioral analyses conducted by the Team show that all orcas and belugas in the holding facility at Srednyaya Bay can be rehabilitated and released ...

El Siniestro Negocio de la Captura y Venta de Mamíferos Marinos

April 11, 2019
Foto 1.jpg _1.pngHa llegado la hora de que cambiemos nuestros hábitos y gustos de diversión. No contribuyamos a que los cetáceos, mamíferos marinos y tiburones continúen en condiciones de esclavitud que no permiten su desarrollo sano y armonioso...

The Sinister Business of the Capture and Sale of Marine Mammals

April 11, 2019
Foto 1.jpg _1.pngWe need a radical change of attitude towards our friends from the ocean. Let's not allow the cetaceans, marine mammals and sharks to continue to be placed in conditions of slavery that does not permit their healthy and harmonious development...