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My Plastic Free Year

Three Steps to Living a Plastic Free Life

This January I took on a personal challenge to live a plastic free year. No straws, no plastic wrapped cheese, no shampoo bottles. Nothing. A few years ago I had a drawer full of plastic-bottled hair products and was addicted to the conveniences of takeout coffee cups and plastic shopping bags. The more I learned about plastics working at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, the more I saw the negative impact plastic debris hadContinue Reading: Three Steps to Living a Plastic Free Life

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Donations Come From All Ages for Wally

Philanthropy can never start too early. That’s the message that one of our youngest donors, Ben Thibault, age eight, has inspired here at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. It was on one of Ben’s regular visits to the AquariumContinue Reading: Donations Come From All Ages for Wally

Killer Whale Vancouver Aquarium Photograph

Top Sightings Stories of 2014

From bubblenet feeding, to the return of Cassiopeia, here are a few of the top sighting stories from the Vancouver Aquarium B.C. Cetacean Sighting Networks’s (Sightings Network) past year. Life and Loss for Killer Whales In 2014, two new calves wereContinue Reading: Top Sightings Stories of 2014

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Ricoh Canada Joins Shoreline Cleanup as National Partner

On Friday, at Lumberman’s Arch in Stanley Park, kindergarten students from Mrs. MacPherson’s class at False Creek School joined in an inaugural shoreline cleanup to welcome a new partner to our Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited. Ricoh Canada, an internationalContinue Reading: Ricoh Canada Joins Shoreline Cleanup as National Partner

Sustainable Seafood Ocean Wise Event

The Sustainable Table: New to the Vancouver Aquarium

Food enthusiasts have another reason to rejoice this season – Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre’s executive chef Tim Bedford has created a contemporary, ingredient-led event to tantalize guests on February 20: The Sustainable Table. Executive chef Rob Clark of theContinue Reading: The Sustainable Table: New to the Vancouver Aquarium