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Monterey Bay Aquarium Builds Life-Sized Blue Whale Art Installation Made from Discarded Single-Use Plastic to Raise Awareness About Ocean Pollution

Oct 11, 2018

Monterey Bay Aquarium, in partnership with the National Park Service and the Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, unveils a life-sized blue whale art installation at the heart of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Crissy Field in the Presidio, to bring awareness to a massive problem: the issue of ocean plastic pollution. The 82-foot-long blue whale made from hand-recycled plastic trash makes a splash on Saturday, October 13, and will remain on public view there until January 2019.

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Silicon Valley Luminaries Gather to Honor Philanthropic Leadership of Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates at David Packard Award Dinner 2018

Oct 04, 2018

Guests representing Silicon Valley’s most iconic technology companies and titans of industry joined global ocean conservationists and science leaders to honor visionary Microsoft co-founder and philanthropic innovator Bill Gates at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s David Packard Award Dinner.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Executive Director Julie Packard Decries EPA Proposal to Roll Back National Fuel Economy Standards

Aug 02, 2018

Packard says Monterey Bay Aquarium supports the State of California's climate leadership.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Releases Free Kelp Forest Game and eBook

Jul 31, 2018

Designed to engage children ages 8-11 in marine science, The Kelp Forest: My Aquarium game and The Kelp Forest: A Young Explorer’s Guide eBook are available as free downloads.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium Recognizes Local 'Ocean Heroes'

Jul 16, 2018

In a series of “Ocean Heroes” profiles,Monterey Bay Aquarium spotlights extraordinary ocean conservation efforts by everyday citizens and community leaders in Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Benito counties.

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