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Blue Whale Gala


The Blue Whale Gala honors world-renowned environmental heroes that have made significant contributions to fields dedicated to ocean conservation, scientific pursuit, and to creating a more sustainable future.

We are proud to honor
Vice Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, U.S. Navy (Ret.) and Margaret S. Leinen, Ph.D.
with the prestigious Ocean Conservation Award.

Read our honoree bios here.