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Seattle Aquarium research in Hawaii part 1: reef surveys

Wish you had a reason to travel to Hawaii during Seattle’s chilly and wet winters? Then you might envy the Seattle Aquarium biologists who travel to the west coast of Hawaii’s Big Island every winter to conduct annual reef surveys, more »

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Part 2: Katmai sea otter research trip 2017

Dr. Shawn Larson, the Aquarium’s curator of conservation research, was recently part of the team for the Southwest Alaska Network’s (SWAN) Nearshore Vital Signs monitoring program 10-day research trip. The eleven participating researchers were affiliated with the United States Geologic more »

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Part 1: Katmai sea otter research trip 2017

Dr. Shawn Larson, the Aquarium’s curator of conservation research, was recently part of the team for the Southwest Alaska Network’s (SWAN) Nearshore Vital Signs monitoring program 10-day research trip. The eleven participating researchers were affiliated with the United States Geologic more »

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Join the Seattle Aquarium and say goodbye to single-use plastics!

In a blog post a few weeks ago, we told you about our move to eliminate plastic beverage bottles, lids and straws at the Aquarium—and now we’re excited to let you know about our involvement in the Aquarium Conservation Partnership more »

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Sayonara, single-use plastics! Hello, healthier ocean!

Some sobering plastic facts: Plastic packaging makes up 26 percent of the volume of all plastic produced worldwide—and nearly all of it is single-use. Thirty-two percent of all plastic packaging ends up in the ocean. Over 150 million tons of more »

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