Exhibits

  • Birch Aquarium Shines a Light on Sustainability

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium science educator and naturalist Birch Aquarium at Scripps is taking gradual steps toward sustainable business practices. Our most recent success involved upgrading 150 exhibit lights to…

  • Packing in with the Sardines

    Your first memory of sardines may be from playing the game as a kid. This version of hide-and-seek makes players hide in a small space together, packed like sardines in a can.…

  • 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…

  • A Whale of an Opera

    It’s not often that marine science and the opera find common ground, but the two will merge this February in the San Diego Opera’s highly anticipated production of “Moby-Dick.” Based on…

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