Move update: 3 June 2023

Saturday, 03 June 2023

Our curator, Courtney Burdick, is here to share our latest update about Little White and Little Grey and their move back to our indoor care facility.

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Status Update: 24th August 2022

Wednesday, 24 August 2022

Due to an unprecedented incident involving our primary diving contractor´s boat sinking in the Klettsvik Bay facility resulting in oil and fuel leakage, SEA LIFE Trust can confirm that Little Grey and Little White’s planned return to the sea sanctuary has been postponed.

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Thursday, 21 April 2022

A specially designed floating habitat (adapted especially for this world-first project) has been created as an additional step to support two beluga whales’ return to their open water sea sanctuary home. It arrived at a remote Icelandic island following an extraordinary 16-hour journey by tugboat. Designed and created especially for the world’s first SEA LIFE Trust Beluga Whale Sanctuary, seafarers would be forgiven for looking twice at the incredible structure which resembles a giant halo when it made the 48 mile crossing on freezing waters from mainland Iceland to Heimaey.

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Intermediate Habitat Bay Construction Update

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Little Grey and Little White’s welfare will always be our top priority which is why our expert care team has decided to build an intermediate habitat to help bring about a safe and successful transition for the whales from the sea care pools to the main bay. This intermediate habitat will help to create an additional step for both Little Grey and Little White to transition into the bay in their own time, as well as any additional beluga whales who will join them in the future.

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Our new partner Sugarhill Brighton

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership today with Sugarhill Brighton. An independent womenswear brand, based in Brighton, UK. Sugarhill’s ethos is to design clothing their customers love to wear, produced in an ethical and sustainable way, whilst supporting social and environmental causes close to their hearts.

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Sharing the work that we do

Monday, 10 May 2021

Andy Bool, Head of the SEA LIFE Trust is speaking at an online Philanthropy Briefing on 12th May.

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John and Melanie Bishop become the SEA LIFE Trust's first ever Patrons!

Monday, 01 March 2021

We're delighted to announce that John and Melanie Bishop have agreed to become our first ever patrons!

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Winter update

Tuesday, 08 December 2020

Winter update on Little White and Little Grey

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Little Grey and Little White take first swim in their new sanctuary home!

Monday, 28 September 2020

Little Grey and Little White have taken their first swim in their new sanctuary home!

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Little White and Little Grey are in their new sanctuary home!

Sunday, 09 August 2020

Little White and Little Grey are in their new sanctuary home! The SEA LIFE Trust is delighted to confirm that two beluga whales, Little Grey and Little White, are now safely in their new sea sanctuary care area at Klettsvik Bay in Iceland.

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