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Aquarium Forum Examines Psychology of Climate Change

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November 1, 2016

Aquarium Forum Examines Psychology of Climate Change

On November 2 the Aquarium hosted a day-long forum bringing together climate scientists and psychologists to develop strategies to motivate people to act on climate change.

Storied Seafood Documents Mexican Fishermen Working to Save the Vaquita

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September 29, 2016

Storied Seafood Documents Mexican Fishermen Working to Save the Vaquita

The new series by the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future project includes a photography exhibit and website.

Webcast: New Report on Aquaculture in Southern California

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September 27, 2016

Webcast: New Report on Aquaculture in Southern California

The Aquarium held a live webcast to announce the release of a new report on offshore aquaculture, or fish farming, in Southern California.

Protecting Marine Life by Slowing the Rate of Change

Preventing Extinction

September 2, 2016

Protecting Marine Life by Slowing the Rate of Change

Slowing the rate of change in marine environments can give nature the chance to adapt to climate change and other impacts of human activity.

Aquarium Partners with Conservation International for Pacific Rising

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February 9, 2016

Aquarium Partners with Conservation International for Pacific Rising

The Aquarium will be the primary public education and outreach organization for Pacific Rising, a plan to prepare Pacific Island nations to adapt and thrive in the face of climate change and sea level rise.

Raise Your Own Sea Jelly in New Jelly Lab App

New App

December 2, 2015

Raise Your Own Sea Jelly in New Jelly Lab App

The Aquarium has developed a new free app for Android smartphones and the iPhone called Jelly Lab that lets users virtually raise a sea jelly, learn more about the sea jelly lifecycle, and see how animal care staff members care for these animals at the Aquarium.

Aquarium Releases Rehabbed Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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November 19, 2015

Aquarium Releases Rehabbed Loggerhead Sea Turtle

The sea turtle, named Char Char after a Pokemon character, came to the Aquarium with a dislocated front flipper. After surgery, the turtle was released back into the ocean. You can view the turtle’s current location online.

SFF Conducts Outreach on Vaquita Conservation

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October 29, 2015

SFF Conducts Outreach on Vaquita Conservation

With fewer than 100 individuals remaining, the vaquita is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. It faces threats from the fishing industry.

Aquarium Video: Water Scarcity Webcast

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October 7, 2015

Aquarium Video: Water Scarcity Webcast

On October 7, the Aquarium hosted a live webcast on water scarcity to introduce Water: Our Thirsty World, an exhibition of photographs examining water scarcity and humans’ relationship with water.

Aquarium Spotlights the Endangered Vaquita

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October 1, 2015

Aquarium Spotlights the Endangered Vaquita

With fewer than 100 vaquitas left, the Aquarium hopes to educate the public about this endangered animal so that action can be taken to prevent its extinction.

Schubel Appointed to California Ocean Science Trust Board

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July 9, 2015

Schubel Appointed to California Ocean Science Trust Board

The California Ocean Science Trust works with government officials, scientists, and communities to provide independent science to inform ocean and coastal policy.

Aquarium President Named Bolsa Chica Conservancy’s Conservator of the Year

Accolades

June 8, 2015

Aquarium President Named Bolsa Chica Conservancy’s Conservator of the Year

The conservancy selected Schubel for the award in 2015 in recognition of his visionary leadership in ocean conservation through exploration, research, and education.

Video: Sea Level Rise Webcast

Live Events

June 2, 2015

Video: Sea Level Rise Webcast

In a live webcast held June 1, 2015, experts discussed sea level rise in conjunction with the opening of a new photo exhibition at the Aquarium documenting human responses to rising sea levels around the world.

Ocean Conservation Through Spatial Planning

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April 15, 2015

Ocean Conservation Through Spatial Planning

By preserving spaces in the ocean, rather than just individual species, we can protect habitat for hundreds or thousands of species while increasing the economic value of the ocean and the ecosystem services it provides.

Experts Discuss Fukushima and Radioactivity in the Ocean

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March 11, 2015

Experts Discuss Fukushima and Radioactivity in the Ocean

Levels of ocean radiation and seafood safety were discussed. The public can learn more by viewing a new show about Fukushima playing daily in the Aquarium’s Ocean Science Center.

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