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Seattle Aquarium staff members participate in sea otter research

In August of 2011, three Aquarium staff members participated in a Washington sea otter capture effort with partners from U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, and Monterey Bay Aquarium in a range-wide, three-year federal study of sea otter more »

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Seattle Aquarium staff members participate in sea otter research

The Aquarium’s Curator of Conservation Research Shawn Larson and Biologist Caroline Hempstead spent September 17 and 18 observing sea otter foraging off the Washington Coast. Shawn’s description of the experience is below: We looked for sea otters in the waters more »

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Meet local experts during Sea Otter Awareness Weekends at the Seattle Aquarium

Join the Seattle Aquarium for Sea Otter Awareness Weekends on September 21–22 and 28–29. Along with games, activities and demonstrations, we’ll also feature local experts who will share insights, information and updates about sea otters. Meet us at the sea more »

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Q&A with award-winning Seattle Aquarium teen volunteer Rachel Kahn

Rachel Kahn, a participant in our recent Creativity in Conservation (CIC) program, didn’t have a lot of videography experience—but she won first prize in a contest sponsored by The Campaign for a Toxin-Free Generation with a simple, powerful video entitled more »

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Solar electricity comes to the Seattle Aquarium

Here comes the sun! The Seattle Aquarium recently announced a partnership with Seattle City Light to install a 49-kilowatt-hour photovoltaic array on the roof of Pier 59 this summer. (What does “photovoltaic” mean? That the array will create electricity from more »

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