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Forum Analyzes Extreme Weather-Related Events and Readiness in Southern California

Aquatic Forum

December 17, 2012

Forum Analyzes Extreme Weather-Related Events and Readiness in Southern California

The Aquarium of the Pacific brought together experts to explore potential risks of extreme weather-related events in Southern California and draft action plans to increase resiliency to events like heat waves, droughts, flooding, and wildfires.

Aquarium Seeks Public Input for July Aquatic Forum

Aquatic Forum

May 7, 2012

Aquarium Seeks Public Input for July Aquatic Forum

Help us determine the future of Southern California’s urban ocean.

Aquarium of the Pacific Leads Ocean Use Planning in Southern California

Aquatic Forum

October 10, 2011

Aquarium of the Pacific Leads Ocean Use Planning in Southern California

Aquarium gathers experts in first planning effort to balance human activity and ecosystem health off the Southern California coast.

Addressing Ocean Issues

Aquatic Forum

June 20, 2011

Addressing Ocean Issues

The Aquarium of the Pacific has announced that it will be leading a gathering of key stakeholders in making the first attempt in the nation to apply coastal and marine spatial planning (CMSP) on Southern California’s urban ocean in late July.

After the Gulf: What Did We Learn?

Aquatic Forum

January 27, 2011

After the Gulf: What Did We Learn?

The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific released a report this Thursday regarding the Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico. In October the Aquarium’s Marine Conservation Research Institute conducted a forum called After The Gulf: What Did We Learn?. The forum brought together experts in offshore oil and gas, risk analysis and risk management, economics, renewable energy, shipping, vehicular transportation, environmental impacts, communication strategies, systems science, maritime law, and the Ocean Pollution Act; policy-makers; members of the U.S. Coast Guard who had spent months in the Gulf involved in the clean-up, and a representative of the State Lands Commission, which has authority over California’s offshore oil and gas industry.

Leading Experts Gathered To Turn The Tide On Ocean Environmental Issues

Aquatic Forum

June 1, 2009

Leading Experts Gathered To Turn The Tide On Ocean Environmental Issues

With World Ocean Day approaching, experts from around the country gathered at the Aquarium of the Pacific’s request to develop communication strategies to deal with the most pressing ocean issues facing our nation.

Priming the Pump Forum

Aquatic Forum

October 27, 2008

Priming the Pump Forum

In September the Aquarium brought together water managers and others in Southern California to discuss how we will address losses to our water supply due to pumping restrictions to protect threatened species.

Aquarium Brings Together Stakeholders to Deal with Looming Seafood Crisis

Aquatic Forum

September 26, 2008

Aquarium Brings Together Stakeholders to Deal with Looming Seafood Crisis

The Aquarium of the Pacific brought together government agencies, entrepreneurs, environmentalists, and other stakeholders this past week to look at solutions for dealing with the looming seafood crisis. Over 2/3 of the world’s wild fish stocks are currently fished at or over sustainable levels, and it is predicted that the entire wild seafood industry could collapse in 50 years unless solutions are sought today.