Read the latest issues of Pacific Currents, our magazine created just for members.
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.
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.
Science on a Sphere: Using Technology to Tell Ocean Stories
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.
Southern California Steelhead
The lifecycle of the Southern California steelhead demonstrates how the ocean and land environments are connected.
Behind the Scenes at the Aquarium
Find out about the operations that go into running a world-class aquarium in a typical twenty-four-hour period.
Seahorses & Sea Dragons
Learn about seahorses and sea dragons, members of the syngnathid family of fishes.