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conservation

  • 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,…

  • ‘Shark Summer’ with Dr. Andy Nosal

    Summer is just around the corner, and we have big plans for it! We’re thrilled to announce a new initiative at Birch Aquarium at Scripps and introduce a new member to our…

  • Update: Seadragon Conservation Breeding Program

    This fall, Birch Aquarium at Scripps has been busy preparing to launch our new seadragon conservation initiative. Our exhibit designers are working closely with the Husbandry Department to design a state-of-the-art, onsite laboratory…

  • 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…

  • Seadragons, Part 8: Google+ Hangout

    Last week we hosted our first Google+ Hangout – a live video chat on Google’s new social networking platform – featuring aquarium co-creator Leslee Matsushige. Leslee recently returned from a special research…

  • Seadragons, Part 7: The Great Barrier Reef

    By Leslee Matsushige, aquarium co-curator My research trip to Australia has concluded and I’m back home at Birch Aquarium at Scripps, but I wanted to share some incredible photos from the…

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