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TiN_Title.png links to New Aquarium Film Showcases Climate Solutions

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November 1, 2017

New Aquarium Film Showcases Climate Solutions

The Time is Now, The Future is Here plays daily in the Ocean Theater and is included with Aquarium general admission.

JustinSather_KerryKriger links to Six-Year-Old Raises $1,000 for Frog Conservation

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August 31, 2017

Six-Year-Old Raises $1,000 for Frog Conservation

Justin Sather is six years old and has loved frogs for most of his life. When he learned that about one-third of frog species are threatened with extinction, he wanted to take action.

Plastic cups and straws links to Aquarium Joins Plastic Pollution Campaign

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July 10, 2017

Aquarium Joins Plastic Pollution Campaign

The Aquarium has joined with eighteen other aquariums across the country to raise awareness about the problem of plastic pollution in the ocean, rivers, lakes, and streams.

The Climate Registry Special Recognition Award links to Aquarium Honored as Founding Member of The Climate Registry

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May 25, 2017

Aquarium Honored as Founding Member of The Climate Registry

The Aquarium was honored by The Climate Registry with a Special Recognition Award as one of its founding members and a participant in Southern California Edison’s Cool Planet Project.

citizen science symposium 2015 links to Second Annual Citizen Science Symposium Set for March 2017

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December 9, 2016

Second Annual Citizen Science Symposium Set for March 2017

The symposium, on March 4, showcases the work of citizen scientists in Southern California focusing on conservation. The deadline for presenter applications is January 13.

Facing Climate Change by Jeffrey Kiehl links to 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.

SanFelipe_-11_900.jpg links to 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.

aquaculturereport_still.jpg links to 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.

Orographic lift of moist air coming off ocean links to 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.

Aerial view of Kiribati links to 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.

Char Char sea turtle links to 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.

Vaquita Swimming links to 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.

Vaquita Swimming links to 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.

JSchubel_podium.jpg links to 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.

Dan Cayan webcast links to 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.

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