Vancouver Aquarium

Beluga whales in captivity

OPINION: Vancouver Aquarium's SeaWorld connection

Vancouver Aquarium's Nanuq was by far the most successful beluga breeding male in SeaWorld, with seven living offspring. Six other offspring did not survive birth or early infancy.
A trainer works with a beluga at Vancouver Aquarium. CP Photo

Aquarium head balks at bill that would ban whales and dolphins

Marine parks portray themselves as conservation entities contributing to science and education but that's a facade, says a former SeaWorld trainer and cast member of 'Blackfish.'
Hana, Vancouver Aquarium, Pacific white-sided dolphin,

Death of Vancouver Aquarium dolphin refuels debate over freeing cetaceans

Hana, one of two Pacific white-sided dolphins living at the Vancouver Aquarium, died this week of a gastrointestinal illness, despite a desperate attempt to save her live with first-of-its-kind...
Valeria Vergara beluga whale researcher Vancouver Aquarium - Mychaylo Prystupa

Beluga battle: Vancouver Aquarium defends captive whales as good science

Amid calls that whales and dolphins in captivity are "cruel" - the Vancouver Aquarium showcases research aimed at improving belugas' lives in a warming Arctic
Vancouver Aquarium -Strawberry anemones going into new B.C. Gulf Islands exhibit

Vancouver Aquarium just doubled, with watery world expansion

Got kids with no school (due to the strike)? The Vancouver Aquarium just unveiled its most significant expansion in its 58-year history.

Adriane Carr wants public to vote on Vancouver's captive dolphins and whales

Cetacean conversation: Adriane Carr wants the people to weigh in on whales.
Whiffen the sea otter

Whiffen the sea otter fights for his life at the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre

Vancouver Aquarium veterinarians work 24/7 to save a very sick otter.

An enchanting evening of wine and whales at Toast to the Coast

Toast to the Coast, an anticipated annual event, brought together more than 500 individuals for a delicious fundraising event on October 18th.

Arctic ice melt: the most profound example of climate change

Melting ice and rising sea levels are a tangible way to wrap your head around climate change.

The Vancouver Aquarium's Secret World of Sharks and Rays

The Secret World of Sharks and Rays explores the fascinating sea creatures, provides ideas for their preservation and entertains young and old with 4D films and shark feedings.