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Make a Splash at Monterey Bay Aquarium’s “World Ocean Day Celebration” June 4 and 5

Wild southern sea otter (Enhydra lutris nereis) mother and newborn pup sheltering in the Great Tide Pool at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.   ©Monterey Bay Aquarium

May 25, 2016

Celebrate the ocean and all it provides during a festive World Ocean Day weekend at the Monterey Bay Aquarium on June 4 and 5.

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Newly Released Report on Marine and Coastal Impacts of Ocean Desalination in California

Desalination plant on the ocean

May 24, 2016

In light of California’s ongoing drought and increasing interest in meeting its water needs through desalination of ocean water, Stanford’s Woods Institute for the Environment, through the Center for Ocean Solutions and Water in the West, collaborated with Monterey Bay Aquarium and the Nature Conservancy to facilitate an Uncommon Dialogue among cross-sector experts on the potential impacts of ocean desalination on coastal and marine ecosystems.

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Silicon Valley Luminaries Gather to Honor Ocean Conservation Work of Intel Co-Founder Gordon Moore at David Packard Award Dinner 2016

Event Chair and CEO/President of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Meg Whitman with Intel Co-Founder & David Packard Award Honoree Gordon Moore at honoree head table; Monterey Bay Aquarium David Packard Award Dinner 2016.  (c) Monterey Bay Aquarium

May 17, 2016

On Saturday, May 14, 2016, an all-star lineup of Silicon Valley’s most iconic technology companies and industry titans joined a global group of ocean conservationists and science leaders to honor visionary Intel co-founder and ocean leader Gordon Moore at the biennial Monterey Bay Aquarium David Packard Award Dinner.

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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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