Learn about our latest programs and animal updates
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The Aquarium has been selected as a site for the 2016 POW! WOW! Long Beach festival, which brings world-renowned artists to the city to paint several murals over the course of one week in July.
The Aquarium has opened two new exhibitions to help visitors learn about marine life and humans’ relationship with our planet. Horses and Dragons features more than a dozen species of seahorses, seadragons, and their relatives. Vanishing Animals examines extinction and what we can do to reverse the trend.
Monarch butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalises can be found in the garden surrounding the Aquarium’s Our Water Future exhibit area.
Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.
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.
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.
With fewer than 100 individuals remaining, the vaquita is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. It faces threats from the fishing industry.
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.
October is National Seafood Month. The Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program has compiled these guidelines for consumers when shopping for seafood.
On September 2 Rep. Alan Lowenthal convened a forum of stakeholders to share how they are working on climate change issues locally and at the national level.
Visitors can learn more about our planet during Exploration Shows at 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. on weekends in the Aquarium’s Ocean Science Center.
By acting quickly to address pollution, overfishing, and climate change, we may be able to halt the trend of ocean extinctions.
Career Connections allows students to learn about science careers and see real-life examples of science in action.
The California Ocean Science Trust works with government officials, scientists, and communities to provide independent science to inform ocean and coastal policy.
The turtle, a male, was the first loggerhead to be fitted with a satellite tag to track its movements.