Read the latest issues of Pacific Currents, our magazine created just for members.
Exploration and Discovery
The Aquarium’s education programs engage learners of all ages, both on site during a regular visit and in special offerings available throughout the year. Read about all the programs on offer that your membership and admission dollars support.
The Story of Kaya the Seal Pup
In April the Aquarium’s 22-year-old harbor seal Shelby went into labor with her third pup. Here, we are sharing the story of Kaya’s birth and details from her first four months at the Aquarium.
Celebrating Our 20th Anniversary
This summer the Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate its twentieth anniversary. Take a look back at the Aquarium’s history and join in the celebrations.
How to Adapt to a Changing Climate
We know that Earth’s climate is changing. We’ve seen the impacts, including intense hurricane and wildfire seasons, prolonged droughts, and coastal flooding. What can we do?
Mangroves are critically important ecosystems for both marine life and people around the world—but they are rapidly disappearing.
FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing
Thousands of amphibian species have evolved into an incredibly diverse group of animals that are found on almost every continent. They are facing several threats that together are causing populations to decline rapidly.
The Lives of Whales
While whales are beloved by humans, there is still much we need to do to ensure their survival, which is critical to maintaining balance in the ocean.
Preventing Extinctions: What We Can Do to Help Endangered Animals
Understanding the threats endangered species face and lessons learned from the past can help us determine how best to avoid future extinctions
Horses and Dragons / Vanishing Animals
New exhibits at the Aquarium this summer include Horses and Dragons, which will highlight seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives, and Vanishing Animals, which will examine animal extinctions on land and how to prevent extinctions in the ocean.
El Niño: Impacts in California and Beyond
Strong El Niños bring warmer ocean waters and rainstorms to Southern California, impacting people and marine life. The phenomenon is a natural part of our climate cycle.