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  • From the Director: Exploring the Gal├ípagos

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

  • A Rare Trip To Palmyra Atoll

    By Nigella Hillgarth, Executive Director, Birch Aquarium at Scripps This blog first appeared in the Nov. 23, 2010 online version of The Guardian (UK). The plane seemed to take forever to…

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