Build a Sea Sanctuary

$3,910 of $1.0M goal

Raised by 69 people in 29 months
AIMR is a not-for-profit Australian registered charity.

With your help we plan to build the first Sea Sanctuary in Australia and in the world. Dolphin Marine Magic is no longer a suitable and acceptable place to keep dolphins and we need a natural alternative for the captive dolphins in Australia.

We acknowledge and understand that some captive dolphins are not suitable candidates for release. AIMR believes that a Sea Sanctuary will be a more natural and therefore a better alternative to live out their lives, compared to the small concrete pools they are currently in. The quicker we reach our goal, the quicker we can get Dolphin Marine Magic shut down.

Our charity organization is proud to have Dr Verné Dove a world leading dolphin veterinarian, leading the charge to make this visualisation a reality. In December 2014 Dr Dove won the very prestigious Recent Alumnus Achievement Award from Melbourne University. She is an outstanding Veterinarian and has dedicated her career to protecting wild Dolphins.

Dr Dove and AIMR have one philosophy, that Dolphins do not deserve a life of captivity, and that its time to change this forever.

Dolphin Marine Magic has bred 3 dolphins into a life of captivity in the past 10 years. This is unethical. We are here to change the future for all marine parks, and show how this can happen. Help us make history. We will build the 1st Sea sanctuary in the world and retire the captive dolphins, and we will build a purpose built marine hospital in Australia, dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation and re-release of all marine animals.

This is an incredible worthwhile cause. Please help make this happen.

www.aimrescues.org
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Thank you to everyone who supported the campaign to occupy a marine park. We were not successful and so our new focus is on building a Sea Sanctuary so we can shut down Dolphin Marine Magic, and have a safe new home for the dolphins. Please continue to support AIMR.
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$3235 Raised to take over Dolphine Marine Magic and turn it into a Rescue Hospital and build a Sea Sanctuary for the dolphins.
Bob Carr has joined the fight to shut down Dolphin Marine Magic. If this happens before AIMR's Sea Sanctuary is funded the dolphins will all die. Urgent help is needed now. Please Donate today and Spread the word.
The tanks will be emptied!!!
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This campaign comes to a complete standstill unless it is being shared and promoted. So please share this DIRECT ACTION campaign. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to actually EMPTY the TANKS. Help us make this a reality. Dolphins should not be kept in concrete pools. They don't deserve a life of captivity.
Let's take over this profit driven Marine Park ( Dolphin Marine Magic in Coffs Harbour Australia) and show other parks around the world how to Empty the Tanks.
We already have a 23% share in Dolphin Marine Magic. We need 50.5% to take over and initiate this change. We have the company running scared with comments about us in their annual report and comments last week at their annual general meeting. They know we are serious and they know we are a threat to them.
We are an Australian registered charity Organization dedicated to rescue, rehabilitation and release of all marine animals. We are 100% for the animals. You can HELP make this happen today.
We only have 2 months left to raise the $$$ and this opportunity to buy such a large percentage of the company will be lost.
We can do this. If every activist, every protestor, every person against dolphins in Captivity donated we would get there in no time.
Dig deep and help this Direct Action Campaign. Be the change in the world you want to see!!!!

To the dolphins at Dolphin Marine Magic- Bucky, Calamity, Zippy, Bella and Jet, we are fighting for you. We are fighting for your freedom.
We remember the late Ji - Ling a 2 year old dolphin who died very recently at Dolphin Marine Magic......this should not have been allowed to happen! !!

Dr Verné Dove
BVSc (Hons) BAnimSc MVS ( Cons. Med.) MVS ( Disease Surveillance ) Dip. Conservation
PhD candidate ( Risk Assessment Dolphin Health)
Marine Veterinarian for the
Australian Institute of Marine Rescues ( AIMR )
Sea Shepherd Cetacean Field Veterinarian
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$3025 we are getting there. Please share this cause. The ramifications of a charity Organization against dolphins in Captivity taking over this dolphin park is going to make history. We will show people round the world that it's possible to physically do something. Be the change you want to see. Dig deep. Share this campaign. Let's do this together.
We know the park is scared as we got a mention in their annual report. We are a real threat and they know it. Let's do this now! !!!!!
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Angela Bellifemine
29 months ago

good luck and success in your mission, as an ex Coffs Harbour resident, I hate to think of the conditions these poor animals are kept and I'm ashamed to say that I visited this park when it was called the pet porpoise pool. I have for myself seen how small the pools are. Thanks to people like you making us aware of how cruel it is to keep all animals in captivity just for our own pleasure.

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$3,910 of $1.0M goal

Raised by 69 people in 29 months
Created October 4, 2015
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Linda Saggus
21 months ago

I just watched an horrific video of Ange in Taiji! We have to get the Dolphins out!! We must shut down DMM!!!! I can't live here and think about these babies in there everyday!!

$20
Anonymous
25 months ago
JY
$50
Jayden Yeeles
27 months ago

For the oceans!

$100
Anonymous
27 months ago
OY
$20
OLIVIER Yolande
28 months ago

For us ! For the Ocean !!!

Angela Bellifemine
29 months ago

good luck and success in your mission, as an ex Coffs Harbour resident, I hate to think of the conditions these poor animals are kept and I'm ashamed to say that I visited this park when it was called the pet porpoise pool. I have for myself seen how small the pools are. Thanks to people like you making us aware of how cruel it is to keep all animals in captivity just for our own pleasure.

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