PORT HILFORD – The head of the international Whale Sanctuary Project (WSP) is refuting the findings of a Marineland Canada report last week that claims the site of his organization’s planned refuge for sea park whales on Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore is “polluted” and “unacceptable for marine mammals.”
What’s more, WSP Executive Director Charles Vinick says the Niagara (Ont.) marine zoo had been “in direct contact” with him about the possibility of moving at least one its whales to the proposed sanctuary near Port Hilford only days before it released its findings on the Internet and waswith most people having gone through several stage of restrictions, itself, charged by Ontario police for unauthorized use of marine mammalsThe ones announced last week b.
“They [Marineland] raised some environmental issues in our discussion, but we talked about them as items that we are well aware of and looking into, and that we fully anticipate that they’re either not a problem, or we can solve the problem,” Vinick told The Journal in a phone interview from his offices in California on Thursday (DecThe 114 specific postal codes designated as hot spots can start booking their shots at 8 a.m.. 16).
“To say that the entire proposed sanctuary site is polluted is simply not accurate. If we had found something, we would have abandoned the site. But we haven’t.”