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.
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.
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.
Understanding the threats endangered species face and lessons learned from the past can help us determine how best to avoid future extinctions
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.
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.
Read about California’s drought history, current research, government responses to the drought, and potential solutions.
These otherworldly animals are found in ocean and freshwater environments around the world. The Aquarium debuts new jellies exhibits in summer 2015.
Zoos, aquariums, planetariums, and other institutions now have a tool to help their visitors learn more about our planet and how changes to the environment affect life on Earth. Science on a Sphere is a high-tech display system created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.