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Help Don Sineti - "Rolling Home" after long illnesses

Posted on 21 April 2015

Don Sineti, co-founder of CSI, is finally home after a long winter of terrible illnesses. Operations are over and he's finally out of rehab and at home. Many of you also know Don through his life-long musicianship - entertaining solo, with The Morgans, and as beloved chantey man at Mystic Seaport.

But there are medical expenses still to be met and Don will face many physical challenges as he recovers. If you would like to give Don a helping hand, please go to this web site:
The web site also lists several benefit concerts that will be held on Don's behalf.

CSI Meeting on Monday, April 27th

CSI's bimonthly meeting will be held on April 27, 2015, at The New Children's Museum, 950 Trout Brook Drive, West Hartford, CT. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. with an informative film titled "Salt and Friends" about the whale watching industry. The public is invited to this program. The program will be followed by a meeting of CSI's Directors at 7:00 p.m.

WAZA Council Votes To Suspend Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA)

Posted on 23 April 2015

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) Council has voted unanimously to suspend the membership of the Japanese Association of Zoos and Aquariums (JAZA), due to Japan's drive fishery in Taiji, Japan.



WhaleFest took place on March 14 and 15, 2015, at Brighton Centre, Brighton, UK, presented by the World Cetacean Alliance. (CSI is a founding partner in the World Cetacean Alliance.)

Adopt a Whale!

For details see the "Whale Adoption" page above.

CSI Founding Partner in World Cetacean Alliance (WCA)

Posted on 13 Aug 2013

CSI is proud to announce that it is a founding partner in the newly formed World Cetacean Alliance (WCA)!  The Alliance, launched on World Oceans Day, consists of 28 partners all pledging to work together to expand our individual organizations influences and reach to help save and protect cetaceans globally.

The WCA has three core deliverables that CSI has been working on for years and will continue too within the alliance:

  1. Map and report on the captivity industry
  2. Map and report on critically endangered cetaceans
  3. Map and report on critical habitats worldwide

Please help CSI in mapping your areas of concerns or global hotspots: In English, in Spanish or in German.  Mapping your concerns will help CSI and the WCA focus on areas with the most critical needs.  A short survey video tutorial can be found on youtube at: YoutTube Survey Video.

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