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  • 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,…

  • Whale Watching: An Unusual Season

    By Elizabeth Argyle, Birch Aquarium naturalist Whale watching is a very tricky business because we’re at the mercy of what nature has to offer us. However, occasional high winds, rolling seas,…

  • Whale Watching: The Tale of a Whale’s Trail

    By Elizabeth Argyle, Birch Aquarium naturalist It’s nearing the end of January and San Diego is back in its rhythm after a long holiday break. While locals may have returned to…

  • Whale Sighting!

    Just off the coast of San Diego, a delighted group of passengers on one of our recent whale watching tours were lucky enough to spot this group of six gray whales.…

  • San Diego Whale Watching Boat

    Week Two: San Diego Whale Watching 2013

    It’s only Week Two of the whale-watching season with Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Flagship Cruises & Events, but my, what a week it has been!…