Browsing Tag

conservation

  • Meet the Leader of the Pod

    By Naturalist Alexx Robles Alexx Robles attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Geology. When not whale watching or teaching classes at…

  • SEA Days: Ocean Love

    by Lisa Gilfillan, education specialist Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

  • Whale Watching: Always a Surprise

    By Birch Aquarium Naturalist Kate Jirik Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Flagship Cruises & Events are celebrating 15 years as whale watching tour partners. You would think we’d seen it all, but…

  • Coral Reef Ambassadors Travel to Taiwan

    By Fernando Nosratpour, interim co-curator In 2012, Birch Aquarium at Scripps and our sister aquarium, the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) in Taiwan, were awarded a highly competitive…

  • Birch Aquarium Greets the World for Whale Watching

    By Kate Jirik, Birch Aquarium naturalist A blanket of coastal fog is clearing as whale watching boat Marietta edges out of San Diego Bay. Higher-than-expected waves catch many passengers off guard,…

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