Category Archives: Conservation

Seattle Aquarium hosts second biennial giant Pacific octopus workshop

Over 70 octopus experts and enthusiasts gathered at the Seattle Aquarium on Saturday, March 29 for our second biennial giant Pacific octopus (GPO) workshop. The day-long event highlighted current research on Enteroctopus dofleini, the world’s largest species of octopus. Included more »

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Shark specialists gather at the Seattle Aquarium

On March 22, the Seattle Aquarium hosted the first Northeast Pacific Shark Symposium. The event, featuring a series of 35 talks on current Northeast Pacific Shark research, was attended by over 80 shark biologists and enthusiasts from the United States more »

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Seattle Aquarium featured on “Marine Science Today” website

The Seattle Aquarium was recently featured on the “Marine Science Today” website for its efforts to find its “conservation voice.” The article is part of a series that examines various aquariums and marine life parks around the world to “find more »

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Seattle Aquarium research trip to Hawaii: conclusion

Seattle Aquarium staff members recently traveled to Hawaii to complete their sixth year of monitoring reef fish abundance at seven sites off the northwest coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The non-invasive monitoring is performed via video sampling done more »

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Seattle Aquarium offsets carbon footprint via tree planting

Through its membership with the innovative Carbon Capturing Companies (or C3) program, the Aquarium recently offset its 2013 carbon footprint via the planting of trees at Soaring Eagle Park in Sammamish. The Seattle Aquarium is a founding member of the more »

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