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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Training the Next Generation of Scientists | In Focus

Training the Next Generation of Scientists

High school students travel to international locations to get a firsthand look at biodiversity and conservation

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Animal Updates | Conservation | Scientific Research

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Helping Rehabilitate African Penguin Chicks with SANCCOB | In Focus

Helping Rehabilitate African Penguin Chicks with SANCCOB

Sara Mandel, one of our senior aviculturists here at the Aquarium, recounts her experience taking care of abandoned African penguin chicks in South Africa.

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Conservation | Education | Scientific Research

Friday, July 06, 2018

Hope for the Vaquita | Guest Blogger

Hope for the Vaquita

Despite its dire circumstances, I have hope for the vaquita.

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Tuesday, September 05, 2017

Saving Birds in the Northern Marianas Islands | In Focus

Saving Birds in the Northern Marianas Islands

Read about how our Mammalogist, Katie Finch, traveled to Saipan in the Northern Marianas Islands to participate in field work that benefits rare birds.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Enrichment | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station | Hugh

Harpo the Sea Lion’s Tip about the Aquarium’s Water Bottle Filling Station

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 35

It’s a great tip that saves money and helps the environment so Harpo the sea lion and I decided to get the word out about the Aquarium of the Pacific’s water bottle filling stations.

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Conservation | Scientific Research

Monday, August 07, 2017

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral | In Focus

Creating and Restoring Colorful Coral

Learn how Aquarist Jessica is rejuvenating artificial coral in our Tropical Pacific gallery.

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Animal Updates | Mammals | Conservation | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Shelby the Harbor Seal’s Vaquita Selfie | Hugh

Shelby the Harbor Seal’s Vaquita Selfie

Hugh's Aquarium Views Video Number 34

While Harpo the sea lion takes selfies for fun, Shelby the harbor seal has a more important purpose for her selfie. Her purpose is for a porpoise. The critically endangered Vaquita.

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Animal Updates | Sharks | Conservation | Scientific Research

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Shark Conservation in Belize | In Focus

Our education staff member, Erin English, recently traveled to Glover’s Reef in Belize to work on shark conservation research with Earthwatch Expedition.

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Animal Updates | Turtles | Conservation | Video | Volunteering

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sea Turtle Photo Identification Results | Hugh

Sea Turtle Photo Identification Results

Hugh's Aquarium Views Number 31

Since 2008 when the Aquarium’s vet, Dr. Lance Adams, first introduced us to the sea turtles of the San Gabriel River, my wife Pam and I have been taking field notes and photos of these unexpected urban residents. The photos were used in a photo identification study project led by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The results were presented this year as a scientific poster at the International Sea Turtle Symposium, a gathering of sea turtle scientists and researchers from around the world.

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Animal Updates | Turtles | Conservation

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 1) | In Focus

Saving Leatherback Sea Turtles (Part 1)

In this two-part series, Senior Aquarist Lauren Harper recaps her expedition to Costa Rica to help save critically endangered sea turtles.

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