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Aquarium’s Pacific Visions Campaign Receives New Support

In July The Ahmanson Foundation made a significant pledge to the Aquarium’s Pacific Visions campaign, becoming one of the project’s major donors.

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Seahorse and Seadragon Illustrations Now on Display

These illustrations were created for the Horses and Dragons exhibits that opened in May to showcase the diversity of this family of fishes.

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Aquarium Wins Award for Use of GIS to Tell Story of Endangered Fish

The story map was created to connect the public with the Southern California Steelhead exhibit and tell the story of this endangered fish.

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Two Penguin Chicks Hatch at the Aquarium

Two Magellanic Penguin chicks that hatched at the Aquarium in late May are in the behind-the-scenes nursery that can be viewed via webcam.

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Aquarium Decorated with Mural During POW! WOW! Long Beach in July

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.

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New Exhibits: Horses and Dragons, Vanishing Animals

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.

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Aquarium Garden Provides Monarch Butterfly Habitat

Monarch butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalises can be found in the garden surrounding the Aquarium’s Our Water Future exhibit area.

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Aquarium Announces Pacific Visions

Major expansion with addition of new wing will include an immersive theater, special exhibition and art gallery spaces, and animal exhibits.

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Aquarium Partners with Conservation International for Pacific Rising

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.

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Aquarium Releases Rehabbed Loggerhead Sea Turtle

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.

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SFF Conducts Outreach on Vaquita Conservation

With fewer than 100 individuals remaining, the vaquita is the most endangered marine mammal in the world. It faces threats from the fishing industry.

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Aquarium Spotlights the Endangered Vaquita

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.

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3 Expert Tips for Selecting Sustainable Seafood

October is National Seafood Month. The Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future program has compiled these guidelines for consumers when shopping for seafood.

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Rep. Lowenthal Convenes Climate Change Meeting at the Aquarium

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.

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Explore Our Planet with Weekend Shows

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.

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