As part of the Board of Advisors for OneWhale, Lightkeepers is working to secure a safe and enriched future for Hvaldimir, a solitary beluga whale in Norway, while developing the Norwegian Whale Reserve for other whales in need.
Courtney Vail has been at the forefront of the movement to create whale and dolphin sanctuaries to provide more natural and alternative habitats for formerly captive whales and dolphins, serving as an advisor for other sanctuary projects around the globe, including:
Panel Discussion on Whale and Dolphin Sanctuaries, Animal Welfare and Ethics
National Aquarium Dolphin Sanctuary
Whale Sanctuary Project
Iceland Beluga Whale Sanctuary