Dolphin Quest News

Dolphin Quest Represented at International Marine Educator’s Conference

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Dolphin Quest Bermuda sponsored two of its animal care and conservation educators to present at the esteemed Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums (AMMPA) Educator’s Conference at the Mystic Aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut November 6 – 8, 2018. The conference attracted marine educators from around the world including Bermuda, Bahamas, Mexico and North America….

Young Student Pursues Career Thanks to Zoos and Aquariums

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Larissa Michel’s love for marine animals started with childhood visits to aquariums and zoos in her Michigan hometown and nearby city of Chicago. Far from ocean access, accredited facilities like the Chicago Zoological Society’s (CZS) Brookfield Zoo provided her with access to see and learn about marine life up close. These important educational opportunities inspired…

America’s First Humane Organization Presents Bermuda S.P.C.A. Support Donation

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On a recent visit to Bermuda, American Humane’s President and CEO Robin Ganzert, Ph.D. connected with several animal advocate organizations to discuss local and global issues affecting animal health and welfare. (Pictured from left to right: Christine Mihelcic, General Manager, Dolphin Quest, Robin Ganzert, Ph.D., President & CEO, American Humane, Shauna Sylvester, former Executive Director, Bermuda S.P.C.A., Libby…

Bermuda Student Stewardship Winners

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via Royal Gazette Pupils from Mount Saint Agnes Academy proved they care about the marine environment — and were rewarded with a chance to swim with dolphins. Youngsters from the school won first place in a conservation contest organised by Dockyard’s Dolphin Quest after they submitted a video about plastic pollution in the seas. Dolphin…

Hilton Waikoloa Village goes “Plastic Straw Free”

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We are thrilled to share the conservation success of our partner the Hilton Waikoloa Village, the first resort in Hawaii to go “plastic straw free”! Plastic straws are consistently one of the top 10 most popular marine debris found in Hawaii and around the world. Plastic straws have devastating effects on marine life including fish,…

Dolphin Quest Trains Next Generation Marine Mammal Specialists in Japan

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Dolphin Quest’s Vice President of Animals, Michelle Campbell was in Japan recently training and inspiring the next generation of marine mammal specialists. Michelle was on assignment representing Dolphin Quest and the International Marine Animal Trainers Association (IMATA). She presented a workshop along with Mark Xitco from the US Navy’s Dolphin Program on very best practices…

Monk Seal Event Raises Money for Great Cause

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Dolphin Quest and The Kahala Hotel & Resort hosted a benefit in October to support Hawaii Marine Animal Response On Friday, October 20, 2017, Dolphin Quest Oahu and The Kahala Hotel & Resort hosted a benefit to support Hawaii Marine Animal Response (HMAR). It was a lively evening full of fun, food, music and marine…

Hawaiian Monk Seal “Kaimana” to go up for “Adoption”

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Benefit to Support Marine Mammal Response and rescue in Hawai’i For weeks, thousands flocked to Kaimana beach to get a glimpse of the Hawaiian monk seal “Rocky” and her new pup, “Kaimana.” The new pup, the first born in Waikīkī in decades, captured the hearts of millions across Hawai‘i and the world. Now, some lucky…

Bermuda not Affected by Hurricane Irma & Welcoming Tourists as Usual

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Several recent media reports about Hurricane Irma confused Barbuda with Bermuda and created some concern that Bermuda may have been affected, which is incorrect. Fortunately, Bermuda was over 1000 miles out of the Hurricane Irma’s path. The island is safe and welcoming visitors as usual. Our thoughts and prayers are with those in the Caribbean…