We still don’t know why all the Steller sea lions are going missing, so it’s hard to know how to help them. There are, however, some ways we can help B.C.’s marine mammals in general.

By volunteering your time or donating household items like towels and rubber gloves, you can help the Aquarium’s Marine Mammal Rescue Centre care for sick or orphaned marine mammals.

Cleaning up shorelines is another great way to help out all marine life. Garbage that’s left on the beach or riverbanks end up in the ocean and can hurt or even kill fish and marine mammals. In 2005, over 36,000 Canadians rolled up their sleeves and cleaned up their local coastlines. You, too, can join them in protecting the ocean!
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