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Actor, Ocean Advocate Adrian Grenier to Receive 2016 Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award


Apr 18, 2016

Actor, filmmaker and ocean advocate Adrian Grenier, whose Lonely Whale Foundation works to advance education and empathy for ocean health, will receive the 2016 Paul Walker Ocean Leadership Award from the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates the Next Generation of Ocean Heroes at Día del Niño on April 24

A young visitor enjoys the '¡Viva Baja! Life on the Edge' special exhibition. ©Monterey Bay Aquarium  

Apr 13, 2016

The Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates children and families during Día del Niño on Sunday, April 24. The day is filled with special presentations, activities and performances throughout the aquarium. Children 12 years old and under are admitted free all day.

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Community Members of All Ages are Spreading the Word About Conservation!

Students participating in the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Watsonville Area Teens Conserving Habitats (WATCH) program.  ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

Apr 07, 2016

Education Programs

It takes a village to spread the word about conservation! Our Watsonville Area Teens Conserving Habitats (WATCH) students have been working hard on posters to display the findings of their research projects from the fall. Join us on Wednesday, April 13...

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Anglers Urged to "Go Slow in Elkhorn Slough" for Sea Otters as Salmon Season Re-Opens

Sea otter with flipper tags.© Monterey Bay Aquarium

Mar 29, 2016

Aquarium News

Remember the incredible wild sea otter pup birth that took place in the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s outdoor tide pool earlier this month? As salmon season opens, speeding boats could put threatened marine mammals like that sea otter pup and its mother in...

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