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Guests Explore a labyrinth of cyanotype-printed giant kelp by photo-based artist and marine scientist Oriana Poindexter

Hold Fast Immersive Art Exhibition Now Open at Birch Aquarium

Hold Fast connects local kelp forests and climate change through the intersection of science and art.

Scripps Pier

Lecture Series Highlighting Climate Change Research Reopens to Public

Birch Aquarium is hosting a conversational series based on Scripps Oceanography science told through diverse perspectives.

Oriana Poindexter, Giant Kelp Study 16, Windansea Beach, February 11, 2022

New Art Exhibition to Take Hold at Birch Aquarium

Hold Fast, an immersive art exhibition, explores local kelp forests and climate change through the lens of three local scientists and artists.

Melissa Torres from Birch Aquarium at Scripps and Margarita Upton from Steinhart Aquarium at California Academy of Sciences carefully administer a spawn-inducing hormone into a Sunflower Star at Birch Aquarium.

Star studded team successfully spawns three Sunflower Sea Stars at Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Hope is on the horizon for the critically endangered Sunflower Sea Star thanks to a groundbreaking collaborative effort among accredited aquariums and zoos and research laboratories.

A leopard sharks swims in the Giant Kelp Forest at Birch Aquarium.

Zoos and Aquariums Join Forces to Advance Global Goals to Protect Wildlife and Wild Places Across the World

With the Power of Millions Behind Us: We Are Resolved to Halt and Reverse the World’s Catastrophic Decline in Biodiversity

Bridge Builders students observing research samples.

Bridge Builders Partnership Creates Opportunities for Youth of Color

Thirty-five high school students from Los Angeles participated in a hands-on science program at Scripps Oceanography

Students gather plankton samples for analysis with downtown San Diego buildings in the background.

Local Students Experience On-the-Water Field Trip in Seaport Climate Science Program

Educators from Birch Aquarium and San Diego Unified Lead Pilot Program To Inform Design of Future Seaport Learning Center

A rainbow shines over Scripps Pier as seen from Birch Aquarium at Scripps.

Get Ready to Party: Birch Aquarium Celebrates Earth Day with Fun, Family-Friendly Event

Enjoy live music, a community art project and science stations on April 22-23 and 29-30!