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Oklahoma State University Scientist Pioneers Groundbreaking Dolphin Field-of-Vision Study at Dolphin Quest Bermuda

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Sandys, Bermuda – (June 17, 2019) – Dr. Jason Bruck, a dolphin researcher from Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Department of Integrative Biology began a groundbreaking new study last month at Dolphin Quest Bermuda with his team of scientists to measure the bottlenose dolphin’s field of vision. The results from this study serve two important initial…

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…

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,…

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…

Help Save the Lives of Thousands of Sea Turtles – Act Now!

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Voice your support for a proposed US government rule to require all currently exempted Southeast shrimp boats to use Turtle Excluder Devises (TED’s) in their trawls. This requirement is designed to save the lives of thousands of sea turtles a year that needlessly get trapped in these fishing nets. It is estimated that up to…

BUEI Talks

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Our oceans are in crisis. Human impacts on wild dolphins and whales are increasing. Understanding those impacts and the needs of wild cetaceans is crucial to their survival. The Science of Saving Cetaceans Tuesday, August 30th at 7:30pm Meet world renowned dolphin expert Randall Wells, PhD (Director of the Chicago Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program)…