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A project in Los Angeles, CA by Adrian Grenier and Josh Zeman

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Josh Zeman, Adrian Grenier and Lucy Cooper are teaming up with esteemed scientists in search of the elusive Lonely Whale.
Backers: 3833
Average Pledge Per Backer: $106

Funded: $405,937 of $300,000
Dates: Feb 10th -> Mar 12th (30 days)
Project By: Adrian Grenier and Josh Zeman
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Latest News

Celeb Uses Kickstarter to Hunt for 'Loneliest Whale'

March 12th - via:
Another case of stars crowdfunding cash from other stars: Entourage star Adrian Grenier has launched a Kickstarter campaign to find a mysterious whale, and it just received $50,000 from Leonardo DiCaprio's environmental nonprofit. The campaign just ended today, and the Hollywood Reporter says the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation's donation came in during the last 24 hours and was the one that pushed the campaign over its goal of $300,000. (It ended at $405,937.) (Read More)

Victory! + Thank You Note + Leonardo DiCaprio

March 11th - via:
Johnny Drama Viiiiiictory!!!As promised one big "VICTORY" for the health of ocean animals. Click here to see VICTORY! A thank you note from Adrian & JoshTo all of our gracious and environmentally conscious supporters,   This is truly an amazing... (Read More)

Johnny Drama VICTORY! + User Submitted DeviantArt + Funding Update

March 9th - via:
Wow! Thank you all for rallying together over the past few days!  Check out our update with 40 hours left! Campaign Funding UpdateWith only 40 hours left and 87% of our funding goal to go, we still have some work to do...  Best of all, our... (Read More)

The Story Behind Lonely Whale Kickstarter

March 6th - via:
‘Loneliest Whale’ Film Frozen Out By Worldview Hopes For Social Media Rescue ‘Loneliest Whale’ Film Frozen Out By Worldview Hopes For Social Media Rescue   [full article]Click here to learn more about the film, the research and the... (Read More)

DeviantArt + $10,000 Matching Pledge

March 4th - via:
Click Here to learn more about our Lonely Whale Kickstarter Campaign. Hi Everyone! Adrian & Josh here again... We want to announce our AMAZING NEWS with just 6 days left in the campaign! We are energized and passionate about seeing this through... (Read More)

Adrian Grenier, Lucy Cooper & Josh Zeman Launch Kickstarter Campaign to Find The Loneliest Whale

March 4th - via:
In 1989, the U.S. Navy discovered a mysterious 52 hertz frequency on a series of underwater microphones that been used to track enemy submarines ever since the cold war. After much debate, an elite bio-acoustian named William Watkins determined that this unique sound was coming from a solitary whale who had been calling out at a frequency that no other whale could understand. It is believed that this whale has never once received a response, making him The Loneliest Whale in the World. (Read More)

The guy from Entourage will use his fame to find the world's loneliest whale

February 19th - via:
Adrian Grenier just launched a Kickstarter to fund an expedition in the Pacific (Read More)

Josh & Adrian Message | A Small Favor | Shepard Fairey Featured Rewards

February 14th - via:
Click Here to see our main Kickstarter Page to learn more Hi Everyone! Adrian & Josh here... We wanted to start by saying THANK YOU to each and everyone of you have that have supported the project whether it be by a pledge or helping us spread... (Read More)

Happy Whalentine's Day!

February 14th - via:
Happy Whalentine's Day!To thank you all for donating to our campaign we designed this special Whalentine's Day card inspired by 52. Today was such a special day because we broke today's goal of 552 campaign backers. Help us reach our next goal of 752... (Read More)

Happy Whalentine's Day!

February 12th - via:
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Marine History #TBT

February 12th - via:
Hey #TeamLonelyWhale, We’ve had some INCREDIBLE support within the first few days of our Kickstarter campaign! While we’ve made amazing progress, our quest is just getting started. We need more #LonelyWhaleAmbassadors to show 52 that we’re... (Read More)

Our First Benchmark! (More to Come)

February 11th - via:
Dear Friends, At over $52K funded in just 32 hours, we've reached first benchmark!! Thank you to all of you who have pledged so far! With your support, we are almost 20% of the way to reaching our goal in only two days! We're celebrating this awesome... (Read More)

Help find the world's 'loneliest whale'

February 11th - via:
There's something about this whale, which they call "52." We should use 52's story to see something of ourselves in nature, and something of nature in us. (Read More)

Day 1

February 10th - via:
Marine life enthusiasts, friends of 52, supporters of the human need for connection, THANK YOU! We are so grateful for and humbled by your overwhelming support! When we first learned about the plight of the lonely whale, we were immediately... (Read More)

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