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New report highlights the need for coordinated global action to recover Pacific bluefin tuna


Dec 05, 2016

Statement of Margaret Spring, Vice President of Conservation and Science and Chief Conservation Officer of the Monterey Bay Aquarium,  on the opening of the 13th Regular Session of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting in...

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Aquarium Honors Leaders in Ocean Conservation and Education

Lauren Dachs of the S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation (c) S.D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation

Nov 29, 2016

Every year the aquarium hosts a special reception in conjunction with its Community Open House, when residents of the tri-county Monterey Bay region receive free admission. The event recognizes three partners who have helped advance the aquarium’s mission through their contributions of ingenuity, time, funding, and love for their community.

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Annual Community Open House Offers Free Admission for Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito County Residents

Visitors watching a SCUBA diver in the Kelp Forest exhibit at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium

Nov 28, 2016

Let the Monterey Bay Aquarium treat you this holiday season. Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito County residents receive free aquarium admission between Saturday, December 3 and Sunday, December 11 during its annual Community Open House.

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A statement from Executive Director Julie Packard on the aquarium’s commitment to advance ocean conservation

Julie Packard, Executive Director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Must credit: © Corey Arnold

Nov 14, 2016

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Julie Packard is executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium and an international voice for ocean issues. She is a recipient of the Audubon Medal for Conservation, was elected as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and was named a...

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