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Inspiring conservation with empathy

Research shows that encouraging and developing empathy for animals in children is an important motivator toward action on the animals’ behalf. Seeing animals receiving exceptional care at the Seattle Aquarium and learning about the importance of a healthy habitat for more »

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Seattle Aquarium volunteer shares artistic talents with Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium volunteer and artist Kait Rhoads is leading the creation of a glass jellyfish sculpture to be installed in the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium’s (PDZA’s) new Pacific Seas Aquarium, which is slated to open next summer. On October more »

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Citizen Science

“Amazing is the only way I could explain it.” That’s the review from a student participant in Citizen Science, one of the many Aquarium outreach programs that exists with your support. This hands-on, inquiry-based marine science education program is designed more »

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Part 6: Seattle Aquarium assists with Hardy, the rescued sea otter

Guest post by Seattle Aquarium biologist Carol Jackson Hardy is living up to his name! He is doing great and no longer requires formula from a bottle—he’s graduated to a diet of solid food including clams, squid and pollock fillets more »

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Gills Club: girls getting smart about sharks

With help from you, the Seattle Aquarium is now actively connecting young girls with female scientists via the newly launched Gills Club, a STEM-based education initiative developed by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy. Combating the notion that “only boys like more »

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