The National Marine Mammal Foundation has a mission to improve marine mammal and human health through research; to serve our nation; and, by sharing our discoveries, to inspire creative thinking and a commitment to ocean conservation in future generations. Our vision is to enrich life for marine mammals and humans through scientific innovation, education, and national and humanitarian service.
We achieve our mission through the following actions:
- Conduct research that benefits the conservation and care of marine mammals and the health of humans.
- Foster an environment that creatively, effectively, and positively shapes marine mammal medicine, research, training, and education.
- Develop education programs to share Foundation research discoveries and expertise.