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An animal sanctuary in the heart of Stanley Park, the Vancouver Aquarium is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. It’s also Ocean Wise headquarters.
Ocean Wise is committed to promoting the highest standards of education and creating a real awareness across all ages of the conservation issues our world is facing.
Since 1956, our researchers have been conducting original studies of habitats and animals in the wild and on site in order to advance our knowledge necessary to enhance environmental conservation.
The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a national conservation initiative that provides the opportunity for people to take action in their communities wherever water meets land, one bit of trash at a time.
Overfishing is one of the greatest threats our oceans are facing today. The Ocean Wise sustainable seafood program helps to ensure that ocean life will be abundant for generations to come.
Ocean Wise is tackling the global crisis of plastic waste in our ocean. We’re carrying out groundbreaking science to understand the problem and seeking bold solutions to address plastic pollution.
A hospital and care facility for sick, injured or orphaned marine mammals. Each year, our rescue program saves over 100 marine mammals and rehabilitates them for release back into the wild.
Bridging southern and northern perspectives, knowledge and ideas. Our goal is to create greater awareness and understanding of important issues that affect both northern and southern Canadians.