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Aquarium Participates in GovGreen Conference

Conservation

December 16, 2011

Aquarium Participates in GovGreen Conference

The Aquarium of the Pacific’s President and CEO Jerry Schubel attended the second annual GovGreen conference in Washington, D.C. in December. Schubel was also a speaker at the conference.

Aquarium Participates in Statewide Green Museum Initiative

Conservation

October 4, 2011

Aquarium Participates in Statewide Green Museum Initiative

Along with six other Southern California institutions, the Aquarium of the Pacific hosts a roundtable event to discuss how museums address sustainability.

Aquarium Celebrates Coastweeks with Special Events and Presentations

Conservation

October 3, 2011

Aquarium Celebrates Coastweeks with Special Events and Presentations

The Aquarium will host a variety of events celebrating California’s coast during Coastweeks, September 17 through October 9.

Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority Acquires 100 Acres of Wetlands Property for Restoration Purposes

Conservation

March 24, 2011

Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority Acquires 100 Acres of Wetlands Property for Restoration Purposes

The Los Cerritos Wetlands Authority (LCWA) acquired approximately 100 acres of the Hellman Ranch Property in Seal Beach on December 27, 2010 in an effort to protect and restore what is left of the Los Cerritos wetlands. Restoration efforts to return the Los Cerritos Wetlands into a functioning wetland can now begin on 166 acres of wetland property

New Earth-Friendly Garden Opens at the Aquarium

Conservation

April 22, 2010

New Earth-Friendly Garden Opens at the Aquarium

The Aquarium of the Pacific has just opened its new 4,700 square-foot Earth-Friendly Garden on its front lawn. Illustrating part of the solution to Southern California’s ongoing water shortage, the garden features California native and drought-resistant plants, as well as a water efficient irrigation system.

OCEANS Debuts on April 22

Conservation

April 2, 2010

OCEANS Debuts on April 22

Disneynature, the studio that presented the record-breaking film “Earth,” brings OCEANS to the big screen on Earth Day, 2010.

Watch Project: Southern Tier

Conservation

April 8, 2009

Watch Project: Southern Tier

April 8 2009—Filmmakers Jeff Hyland and Mike Tryon celebrate the anniversary of their cross-country bicycle ride by releasing the first episode of Southern Tier featuring Jerry Schubel and the Aquarium of the Pacific.

New Submersible to Embark on Ocean Voyage Around the Earth

Conservation

December 9, 2008

New Submersible to Embark on Ocean Voyage Around the Earth

Visit the new sub, and meet the “aquanauts” of this ocean expedition during its debut at the Aquarium of the Pacific on December 15 at 10 a.m.

Aquariums Join Forces to Educate the Public on Designating New Marine Protected Areas

Conservation

September 8, 2008

Aquariums Join Forces to Educate the Public on Designating New Marine Protected Areas

The Aquarium of the Pacific has joined with the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, and the Ocean Institute to develop and implement activities to help Southern Californians understand the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) and provide them with information about how they can participate in the important process of designating local Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) along our local coastline.

Aquarium of the Pacific Certified as Climate Action Leader

Conservation

February 7, 2008

Aquarium of the Pacific Certified as Climate Action Leader

Los Angeles, CA,—The Aquarium of the Pacific has successfully certified its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory with the California Climate Action Registry to become the first museum in the United States to earn the status of a Climate Action Leader™.

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