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Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates 35 Years With Its First 21+ Sleepover Event

Jul 31, 2019

Monterey Bay Aquarium will be turning back time to the 1980’s for its first 21-and-over sleepover party, Sweet Dreams Are Made of Seaweed. The fer sure good time lets adults hang at the aquarium for an evening of rad activities including dancing to 80’s jams, improv, games, storytelling and a late-night movie. When it’s time to crash, guests can fall asleep under the sea stars and next to their favorite exhibits.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Food Truck Serves Up Ocean-Friendly Fare at Bay Area Summer Events

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Food Truck serves up ocean-friendly fare at San Francisco Bay area events during the summer of 2019.

Jul 16, 2019

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch Food Truck rolls into San Francisco Bay area events July through September 2019 to raise awareness about ocean-friendly seafood and choices people can make. Along with tasty eats, the Food Truck offers information demonstrating how Seafood Watch resources combined with individual voices can protect the ocean.

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New Study Finds Microplastic Throughout Monterey Bay; Concentrations Are Greater Than at Surface of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch”

Microplastic particles are not only common from the surface to the seafloor, but they're also being eaten by animals such as giant larvaceans and pelagic red crabs and incorporated into marine food webs.

Jun 06, 2019

Many people have heard of the “Great Pacific Garbage Patch,” a vast area of ocean between California and Hawaii where ocean currents concentrate plastic pollution. However, it turns out there may also be a lot of plastic far below the ocean’s...

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