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Invitation for two to NMMF's annual event. Signed copy of Dr. Sam Ridgway's book, Dolphin Doctor and more... $1000/year

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Mission Statement

Victoria Bowman of the NMMF studies the potential impacts of anthropogenic sound on the behavior of endangered belugas in Alaska.

Victoria Bowman of the NMMF studies the potential impacts of anthropogenic sound on the behavior of endangered belugas in Alaska.

The National Marine Mammal Foundation has a mission to improve and protect life for all marine mammals, humans, and our shared oceans through science, service, and education. See our video.

Our vision for the future is to revolutionize the way we think about marine mammals. By embracing the partnership created between human and marine mammal, we can create a sea change in our global approach to scientific exploration, ocean conservation, and public education.

We achieve our mission through the following actions:

  • Collaborate with the nation’s top scientists and institutions to translate our research into applicable medicine and species conservation
  • Develop education programs to share Foundation research discoveries and expertise
  • Foster an environment that creatively, effectively, and positively shapes marine mammal medicine, research, training, and education
  • Conduct research that benefits the conservation and care of marine mammals and the health of humans
  • Support the Navy’s ability to provide exceptional care and training of their marine mammals.