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Aquarium Honors Centenarian Community Leader

Accolades from Aquarium

February 29, 2012

Aquarium Honors Centenarian Community Leader

During its tenth annual African American Festival held in February the Aquarium presented the Heritage Award to Frank Godden.

2nd Annual Trashin Fashion Contest

Urban Ocean

February 24, 2012

2nd Annual Trashin Fashion Contest

The Aquarium of the Pacific will be hosting its second Trashin Fashion Show and Contest during its annual Urban Ocean Festival. A $500 cash prize will be awarded to the most creative eco-friendly design.

Rainbow Harbor’s Mardi Gras Parade

General

February 13, 2012

Rainbow Harbor’s Mardi Gras Parade

At 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 18, the Aquarium will be the starting location for the Rainbow Harbor Mardi Gras Parade.

Pacific Life Foundation Honors Aquarium with Community Service Award and Grant

Accolades to Aquarium

February 10, 2012

Pacific Life Foundation Honors Aquarium with Community Service Award and Grant

The grant will primarily support the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program, which helps protect our ocean by working with the fishing community, chefs, and consumers to make it easier to select eco-friendly seafood.

Aquarium President to Speak at Public Forum in San Diego

Conservation

February 8, 2012

Aquarium President to Speak at Public Forum in San Diego

Aquarium of the Pacific President and CEO Jerry Schubel will speak at the University of California, San Diego’s (UCSD) Greenovation Forum. The forum is organized by the university’s Sustainability Solutions Institute and is open to the public.

New Webcams: Visit the Aquarium from Your Computer

Animals

February 6, 2012

New Webcams: Visit the Aquarium from Your Computer

The Aquarium of the Pacific has launched three new webcams, allowing visitors to the Aquarium’s website to get a fish-eye view inside Blue Cavern, Tropical Reef, and the Tropical Gallery’s Sex Change exhibit.

Aquarium Presents Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award to Ruben Rios

Accolades from Aquarium

February 3, 2012

Aquarium Presents Glenn McIntyre Heritage Award to Ruben Rios

Ruben Rios, who is paralyzed from the neck down, learned to paint with a mouth stick and has become an accomplished artist. He has been involved with the Aquarium’s Festival of Human Abilities for five years.

Whale Sightings Going Strong This Winter

Whale Watch

February 2, 2012

Whale Sightings Going Strong This Winter

In January whale watchers spotted gray whales, fin whales, and even orcas. In partnership with Harbor Breeze Cruises, the Aquarium of the Pacific offers daily whale watching cruises that launch from the dock right in front of the Aquarium.

Grants Support Aquarium’s Legacy Project

Education

January 30, 2012

Grants Support Aquarium’s Legacy Project

Funding from Oxy Long Beach, Inc. and the LeBurta Atherton Foundation, totaling $35,000, will provide science learning experiences to students, parents, and teachers at underserved Long Beach schools.

Poetry Contest Celebrates Southern California Urban Ocean in Words

Urban Ocean

January 19, 2012

Poetry Contest Celebrates Southern California Urban Ocean in Words

The Aquarium of the Pacific is now accepting entries for its second annual Urban Ocean Poetry Contest, which is held in conjunction with the Aquarium’s Urban Ocean Festival.

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