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Monterey Bay Aquarium, Stanford University to Host International Symposium on Future of Bluefin Tuna

Tuna on exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium/Randy Wilder

May 27, 2015

The Monterey Bay Aquarium and Stanford University – partners in the Tuna Research and Conservation Center – will host the Bluefin Futures Symposium from January 18-20, 2016. It will bring together leading science, policy, business and conservation leaders from around the world to address the status and future of bluefin tunas in the global ocean.

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Cooking for Solutions Celebration on June 6 and 7

Sample sustainable foods and meet chefs, farmers and food producers at the Sustainable Foods Celebration during Cooking for Solutions World Oceans Day celebration weekend, June 6-7. The Sustainable Foods Celebration is included with Aquarium admission. © Monterey Bay Aquarium, photo by Jon O'Keefe 

May 19, 2015

Celebrate the oceans and all they provide during a festive Cooking for Solutions weekend honoring World Oceans Day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. On Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7 enjoy special activities including live music, cooking demonstrations, family crafts, sustainable seafood samplings, special talks with our aquarists, and much more – all included with aquarium admission.

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Aquarium Honors Outstanding Volunteers for their Dedicated Service

The 2015 Lucile S. Packard Memorial Award recipient, Marv Tuttle. © Monterey Bay Aquarium/ Photo by Tyson Rininger 

May 18, 2015

In 2015 the aquarium recognizes award recipients – Marv Tuttle, Robert Scoles, and youth volunteer Felicia Davidson – as individuals “whose dedication and selfless service exemplify Mrs. Packard’s lifelong commitment to volunteerism.”

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Endangered Species Highlighted on Friday, May 15 at Monterey Bay Aquarium

African penguins on exhibit at Monterey Bay Aquarium. © Monterey Bay Aquarium, Photo by Randy Wilder

May 13, 2015

Friday, May 15, the Monterey Bay Aquarium will join with American Zoological Association colleagues nationwide to mark Endangered Species Day with the launch of a new initiative, AZA SAFE – Saving Animals from Extinction. The aquarium will highlight the threats of extinction facing many species in the wild – and the work the aquarium and AZA colleagues are doing to make a difference.

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