Climate Change

  • Is ‘Nemo’ Endangered?

    By Kate Jirik, naturalist & science educator This September, Nemo, Dory, Marlin, and the rest of the animated cast of Finding Nemo are splashing back into theatres in 3-D. Finding Nemo…

  • Celebrating 20 Years of World Oceans Day

    By Kate Jirik, science educator A few days ago, I was at my community library when I overheard a conversation between a mother and her two children. The family was leaving…

  • May SEA Days: Scientist Q &A

    On the third Saturday of each month, a scientist from Scripps Institution of Oceanography or elsewhere in the community joins our special SEA Days program to share their exciting research with…

  • Inspired by Nature: BE WiSE at the Aquarium

    By Catie Fyfe, community connections coordinator When the lights go out and the public leaves, the fish usually have Birch Aquarium at Scripps to themselves. That wasn’t the case earlier this…

  • Birch Aquarium Recognized for Sustainable Leadership

    Birch Aquarium’s efforts to be sustainable and to teach the community about sustainable living garnered special recognition yesterday. The California Center for Sustainable Energy honored the aquarium with its Sustainable Community Leadership award during…

  • Students Unite for World Water Monitoring Day

    As citizens living along an international border, young people in San Diego and Tijuana need to have a strong understanding of the interdependence of natural resources in a larger, global setting.…

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