Canadian Marine Mammal Rescue Network

SeaWorld Adventure Parks - http://www.buschgardens.com/seaworld/


Monterray Bay Aquarium - http://www.mbayaq.org/

Monterray BayThe aquarium opened October 20, 1984. In 1996, we almost doubled our exhibit space with the opening of the Outer Bay Wing, devoted to the open ocean and deep sea. The main feature is the Outer Bay Waters exhibit, the one-million-gallon tank containing tuna, sharks, ocean sunfish and sea turtles.


Shedd Aquarium - http://www.sheddnet.org/

Shedd AquariumShedd Aquarium is the World's Aquarium. Opened in 1929, it is one of the oldest public aquariums in the world. Shedd has a rich history. Its history spans decades, and it was created by people like you, who continue to drive World's aquarium into the 21st century.


Vancouver Aquarium - http://www.vanaqua.org/home/

Vancouver AquariumThe Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is a self-supporting, non-profit association dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. Through visionary, responsible growth, the Vancouver Aquarium has become the largest in Canada and one of the five largest in North America.

The Aquarium is internationally recognized for display and interpretation excellence, and was the first facility to incorporate professional Naturalists into the galleries to interpret animal behaviors. Aquarium research projects extend world wide, and we are internationally recognized for our successful Marine Mammal Rescue and Rehabilitation Program.


Metropolitan Toronto Zoo - http://www.torontozoo.com

Toronto ZooThe Toronto Zoo is set in the beautiful Rouge Valley. The Main Entrance is located on Meadowvale Road, Scarborough, north of Highway 401 (Exit #389 eastbound and westbound). The Zoo is accessible by car and public transit. The Zoo has over 5,000 animals representing over 460 species and attracts approximately 1.2 million visitors per year. With over 10 km (6 miles) of walking trails the zoo is one of the largest in the world covering 287 hectares (710 acres).

Rescue Groups

Clearwater Marine Mammal Aquarium - http://www.cmaquarium.org/

Clearwater Marine Mammal AquariumThe Clearwater Marine Aquarium is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit, working Aquarium dedicated to public education, marine research, animal assisted therapy and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of injured or sick whales, dolphins, otters and sea turtles. As your "Window to the Sea" we hope to provide visitors and residents with a better understanding and appreciation for the marine environment. As a working Aquarium it is our mission to educate and foster preservation and conservation of the marine animals and habitats.


The Marine Mammal Center - http://www.tmmc.org/

Marine Mammal CenterThe Marine Mammal Center recognizes human interdependence with marine mammals and their importance as sentinels of the ocean environment, the health of which is essential for all life. It is our responsibility to use our awareness, compassion and intelligence to foster marine mammal survival and the conservation of their habitat.


Pacific Marine Mammal Centre (Friends of the Sea Lion) - http://www.pacificmmc.org/

Pacific Marine Mammal CentrePacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) is a non-profit organization staffed by dedicated volunteers and funded by donations. Its mission is to: 1. rescue, medically treat and rehabilitate marine mammals that are stranded along Orange County, California beaches due to injury or illness; 2. release healthy animals back to their natural habitat; and 3. increase public awareness of the marine environment through education and research.

Special Interest Groups

Zoocheck Canada Inc. - http://www.zoocheck.com/

ZooCheck CanadaZoocheck Canada is a national animal protection charity (#13150 2072 RP 00001) established in 1984 to promote and protect the interests and wellbeing of wild animals. For more than 20 years, Zoocheck has been a leading voice for the protection of wild animals. We are the only Canadian organization with a specific focus on captive wild animal issues and problems.

Today, throughout Canada, thousands of wild animals are held captive in zoos, aquariums and private menageries. Many more are brought into the country each year by circuses, traveling shows and entertainment companies. And tens of thousands of exotic fish, amphibians, reptiles and birds, many of them caught in the wild, are imported into Canada, joining the thousands of exotic birds and mammals already bought and sold in the wild animal pet trade. Unfortunately, comprehensive laws prohibiting the exploitation and abuse of these animals are weak and poorly enforced in many parts of Canada.


Ocean Futures - http://www.oceanfutures.com/

Ocean FuturesThe mission of Ocean Futures Society is to explore our global ocean, inspiring and educating people throughout the world to act responsibly for its protection, documenting the critical connection between humanity and nature, and celebrating the ocean's vital importance to the survival of all life on our planet. Why Now? For over 60 years, Jean-Michel Cousteau, his father and family have been part of the greatest exploration of the ocean in all of history.



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