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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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Aquarium Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Apr 24, 2017

The Monterey Bay Aquarium kicks off National Volunteer week by announcing the exceptional volunteers who earned the 2017 Lucile S. Packard Memorial Award and Youth Volunteer Awards. The aquarium celebrates Mary Martha Waltz and student volunteers Dylan...

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The Monterey Bay Aquarium Celebrates the Next Generation of Ocean Heroes at Día del Niño on April 30

Apr 24, 2017

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Special Events
The Monterey Bay Aquarium celebrates children and families during the annual Día del Niño event with bilingual presentations, activities and performances throughout the aquarium. Children 12 years old and under enter free.

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AZA Grants Accreditation to the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Apr 06, 2017

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Aquarium News
At the Aquarium
The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) today announced that the Monterey Bay Aquarium was granted accreditation by AZA’s independent Accreditation Commission.

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