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Whale slaughter triggers call for boycott of Japanese goodsWHALE SLAUGHTER TRIGGERS CALL FOR BOYCOTT OF JAPANESE GOODS
The UK-based network of Sea Life attractions is calling for a boycott of Japanese goods this Christmas in protest over Japan's Antarctic whale hunt... More>>
Fishermen's Tales WantedFISHERMEN'S TALES WANTED
A reward is being offered for ripping yarns from the high seas! The National Seal Sanctuary wants to hear from salty sea dogs with a tale to tell...and is offering a £150 prize for the best story... More>>
First pup of the rescue seasonFIRST PUP OF THE RESCUE SEASON
The National Seal Sanctuary has rescued its first pup of the winter…a whole six weeks later than usual! Sanctuary staff are thanking unseasonably calm weather for the fact that they have not been called into action sooner... More>>
satellite keeps tabs on rare sealSATELLITE KEEPS TABS ON RARE SEAL
Marine experts are anxiously tracking a rare seal by satellite hoping that he heads in the right direction! Sahara the hooded seal has had a chequered history to date... More>>
Beach Clean 2007BEACH CLEAN 2007
For the fourth year the National Seal Sanctuary is taking part in the annual Beach Clean organised by the Marine Conservation Society. The Seal Sanctuary is taking part in the UK's biggest national beach litter survey and clean-up, and once again will be recording the litter collected on Gwithian... More>>
Pup season finished...just in time to start again!!PUP SEASON FINISHED...JUST IN TIME TO START AGAIN!!
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary are looking forward to a few quiet weeks as the last of the winter pups head out to the wild... More>>
Thank goodness 'fur' that!THANK GOODNESS ´FUR´ THAT!
Seal rescuers in Cornwall are sighing with relief after a completely bald seal finally grew a fur coat. They can now begin planning a major release mission for the rare Hooded Seal that came to them in... More>>
Staff at the National Seal Sanctuary has this week given a temporary home to a rare hooded seal. The nine-month-old seal was found washed up on a beach in Tenerife, many hundreds of miles from its home in the Arctic. Badly malnourished and missing all of its fur... More>>
Julia Goldsworthy visits the Seal SanctuaryJULIA GOLDSWORTHY VISITS THE SEAL SANCTUARY
Local MP Julia Goldsworthy, Liberal Democrat member for Falmouth and Camborne, will be visiting the National Seal Sanctuary on Friday 16th March 2007. Julia Goldsworthy is supporting the first ever British Tourism week by dropping in on... More>>
Life’s No Ball for Cinders the SealLIFE´S NO BALL FOR CINDERS THE SEAL
There could be a fairytale ending after all for stranded seal pup Cinderalla...who almost died within 48 hours of her rescue from Gorran Haven. Cinders, named in line with a cartoon-theme being employed for all new casualties this year... More>>
After more than 5 years as the Sanctuary´s Curator, Dr. Glenn Boyle is stepping down from his position to start a new life with his family in Canada. During the 6 seasons that Dr. Boyle has been in charge, the Sanctuary has received more than 200 young grey seal pups, with over 90%... More>>
Kids Favourite Cartoons at Seal SanctuaryKIDS FAVOURITE CARTOONS AT SEAL SANCTUARY
The National Seal Sanctuary at Gweek is inviting all children and adults to come and see some of their favourite cartoon characters over the February half term holidays. Some of the most popular characters such as Dory and Nemo from Finding Nemo... More>>

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