Ocean Wise

Vancouver Aquarium Vancouver Aquarium

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.

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Education Education

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.

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Research Research

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.

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Shoreline Cleanup Shoreline Cleanup

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.

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Ocean Wise Seafood Ocean Wise Seafood

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.

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Marine Mammal Rescue Marine Mammal Rescue

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.

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Public Programs Public Programs

Ocean Wise public programs offers participants opportunities to further their knowledge and explore their curiosity of the ocean directly with ocean experts and moves participants along the conservation continuum.

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Aquadopt Aquadopt

When you symbolically adopt an animal you’re giving a unique gift and supporting the conservation of aquatic life. Give a gift that keeps marine life diverse and flourishing.

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Arctic Connections Arctic Connections

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.

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