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Credit: Robbin Riggs

Pacific Visions exterior

August 1, 2022

This Fall Students to Earn College Credits Through the Aquarium’s Ocean Conservation Course

The Aquarium of the Pacific has partnered with Orange Coast College (OCC) to offer a college-level course for thirty high school and college students during the fall 2022 semester. The course, Ocean Conservation and Community Science, will focus on ocean conservation and the roles that aquariums can play in public education, research, and behavior changes.

Educator motions towards a school of tropical fish behind her

July 8, 2022

Aquarium’s Summer Kids Club Returns in August with a Virtual Day Camp Experience for Grades K-5

Kids can dive into ocean learning through dance and movement, learn about whales and fish, and explore ocean habitats during the Aquarium of the Pacific’s Summer Kids Club.

Pacific Islander Festival hula dancers

June 24, 2022

Celebrate the Diverse Cultures of the Pacific Islands at the Aquarium’s Nineteenth Annual Festival

Experience the cultures of Pacific islands, including Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan, Tongan, Chamorro, Marshallese, Māori, and Fijian. This weekend festival will feature cultural displays, artisanal craft demonstrations, live music and dance performances, and an award ceremony.

Dr. David Titley, recipient of the Aquarium’s 2022 Ocean Conservation Award, and Dr. Peter Kareiva, Aquarium of the Pacific president and CEO

June 14, 2022

Aquarium Honors Dr. David Titley, as the Blue Whale Gala Returns to an In-Person Event

The nonprofit Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California, honored Dr. David Titley as the recipient of its 2022 Ocean Conservation Award during the Blue Whale Gala on Saturday, June 11. The Ocean Conservation Award is given annually to those who contribute significantly to ocean conservation and environmental education.

educator gestures with open hand towards a shark egg case with a baby shark silhouette on the screen behind her

June 8, 2022

Aquarium Celebrates World Ocean Day on June 8 with Free Online Classes and a Live Broadcast on TikTok

The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating World Ocean Day, which takes place on June 8, with special offerings you can participate in online and by inviting the public to visit its new exhibition highlighting baby animals.

Dr. Allen & Charlotte Ginsburg present on stage at the High Tide Student Film Festival with screen projecting said name of event behind them

June 1, 2022

High Tide Student Film Festival Will Showcase Short Films on Ocean Science and Conservation

The festival, presented by Dr. Allen and Charlotte Ginsburg, encourages students in ninth to twelfth grade to explore science and conservation through creative visual storytelling.

otter pup 926 wrapped in a towel held by two gloved hands

May 27, 2022

Babies On Board…And Lots of Them at the Aquarium in the New Babies! Exhibition

Learn how staff members care for little ones at the Aquarium and its role in helping threatened and endangered species, including frogs, fish, sea turtles, and sea otters.

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November 19, 2021

Aquarium Conservation Partnership Honors Members of Congress for Protecting the Ocean and Supporting Aquariums Through The Pandemic

La Jolla, California; November 18, 2021: Today, the Aquarium Conservation Partnership honored Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer, Senator Roy Blunt, and U.S. Representatives Alan Lowenthal, Nydia Velázquez, and Don Young for their support of aquariums, and ocean and freshwater conservation priorities.

International Children

March 10, 2021

Celebrate Kids With The Aquarium Of The Pacific’s 16th Annual International Children’s Festival

Aquarium invites everyone to tune in to this free, live-streaming virtual event

High Tide Student Film Festival key word art over a black and white rocky coast with splashing waves

March 9, 2021

Aquarium of the Pacific Launches Its First High School Film Contest

SoCal students in grades 9-12 are invited to submit short films for the chance to win cash prizes and be featured in the Aquarium’s High Tide Student Film Festival

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