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  • Volunteers Clean up La Jolla Shores

    By Catie Fyfe, community connections coordinator Despite temperatures nearing triple-digits, more than 100 enthusiastic volunteers joined Birch Aquarium at Scripps and  The New Children’s Museum at La Jolla Shores for the California Coastal…

  • From the Director: Exploring the Galápagos

    By Dr. Nigella Hillgarth, Birch Aquarium at Scripps executive director Bienvenido! Greetings from the M/Y Coral in the Galápagos Islands! To celebrate the aquarium’s 20th anniversary, I’m visiting the Islands with…

  • Falling in Love at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

    It’s been said that love can be found in the most unexpected places. Why not under the sea? Three years ago, Melissa Calderwood and Clint Burr, Jr. met for the first…

  • Summer Camp Ocean-Science Rap

    Each year, we invite ocean-minded high school and college students to join our staff as Summer Interns. This creative and enthusiastic group often comes up with fun ways to connect with…

  • 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…

  • Books for Kids: Marine Biographies

    By Leorah Gavidor, Gift Shop blogger Manfish By Jennifer Berne • Illustrated by Éric Puybaret $16.99 (hardcover only)  The Fantastic Undersea Life of Jacques Cousteau By Dan Yaccarino $7.99 (paperback)  Life in…

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