Dolphin Quest News

Talented Bermuda Student Wins 1st Place in Prestigious International Ocean Conservation Art Contest Sponsored by Dolphin Quest Bermuda and Delphinus Mexico

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Young Artist Accepts Award in Person at Delphinus in Cancún, Mexico during the 7th Annual International Festival of the Oceans Cancún, Mexico – (May 16, 2019) – Aamir Hayward, a Francis Patton Primary School student, was awarded the 1st place honor in the international category of the 7th annual Festival of the Oceans’ children’s drawing…

Dolphin Quest Oahu Hosts University Level Scientists to Help Save Dolphin Species

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The United Nations report on biodiversity published this week reveals the alarming fact that extinction is now looming over one million species of plants and animals, including 1/3 of all marine mammal, shark and fish species. (https://www.ipbes.net/news/Media-Release-Global-Assessment) This staggering number is the highest in human history. While dolphins and whales in modern zoos and aquariums…

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,…