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SEA LIFE Trust Sanctuaries

SEA LIFE Trust Sanctuaries

In addition to supporting projects across the world to protect our oceans and wonderful marine life, our charity partner the SEA LIFE Trust owns and operates two marine animal sanctuaries.

They recently created the world’s first whale sanctuary for formerly captive beluga whales off the south coast of Iceland. The first two residents, Little White and Little Grey, travelled over 6,000 miles from an aquarium in China to their new home on Heimaey Island in June 2019.

The SEA LIFE Trust also runs the Cornish Seal Sanctuary on the Helford Estuary in Gweek, where sick and injured seal pups receive expert care at the onsite Seal Hospital so that, once they have regained full health, they can be released back to their home in the sea.

SEA LIFE Trust is a charity registered in England & Wales (1175859) and company limited by guarantee (10833916); both are registered at Link House, 25 West Street, Poole, BH15 1LD. Images © SEA LIFE Trust

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