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Nineteen Top U.S. Aquariums Join Forces to Tackle Growing Plastic Pollution Threat Facing Ocean, Rivers and Great Lakes

Jul 10, 2017

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Aquarium News
Conservation & Science
Aquarium Conservation Partnership
Nineteen aquariums across the United States have joined forces and created a new Aquarium Conservation Partnership (ACP) to address one of the gravest threats facing ocean and freshwater animals – plastic pollution.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium will be a 'Voice for the Ocean' at U.N. Ocean Conference, June 5-9 in New York

May 30, 2017

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Conservation & Science
From June 5 through June 9, the United Nations will take on the challenge when it hosts its first Ocean Conference in New York City – a global gathering focused on protecting the ocean resources so vital to human survival. The Monterey Bay Aquarium will play a significant role in the conference, advocating for global action to reduce ocean plastic pollution, new commitments that promote sustainable international fisheries, and concerted plans to tackle ocean acidification and other impacts of climate change.

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Executive order on marine sanctuaries, oil and gas exploration represents ‘a huge step backward’ for U.S. ocean leadership – Julie Packard

Apr 28, 2017

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Conservation & Science
Statement by Julie Packard, executive director of the Monterey Bay Aquarium,  on the April 28 executive order reviewing the designation of existing national marine sanctuaries and prioritizing offshore oil and gas exploration and development in federal waters.

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Un Equipo Binacional de Investigadores Identificó un Nuevo Sitio de Crianza de Tiburón Blanco en el Pacífico Nororiental

Mar 30, 2017

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Aquarium News
Conservation & Science
Las aguas templadas de las lagunas costeras de Baja California son zonas de crianza para la ballena gris, una especie altamente migratoria. Pero esos no son los únicos bebes que se nutren ahí. Una nueva publicación determina que las aguas aledañas a la...

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International Research Team Pinpoints New Baja California Nursery for Northeastern Pacific White Sharks

Mar 30, 2017

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Aquarium News
Conservation & Science
Newly published research pinpoints the surrounding waters in Sebastian Vizcaino Bay as an important nursery for Eastern Pacific white sharks as well.

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