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Deep sea creatures at Vancouver Aquarium

Exploring Monsters of the Deep

For years, humans have been fascinated with creatures in the deep sea. Cartographers of old created detailed maps of our world with illustrations of sea monsters inhabiting the open ocean. However, these “monstrous” drawings were based mostly on personal accounts from sailors that only caught a glimpse of the creatures. Today, we know that most of these “sea monsters” are actually animals that have adapted to living in a unique environment with very little lightContinue Reading: Exploring Monsters of the Deep

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Frogs at Vancouver Aquarium

Things That Go Jump in the Night

When deciding to visit the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, thoughts of sea otters playing, sharks lurking in the shadows and rays gracefully swimming by are common among our guests; but there is a whole other world waiting to beContinue Reading: Things That Go Jump in the Night

L'Oceanografic, in Valencia Spain.

Vancouver Aquarium, Part of Avanqua, Selected to Manage Oceanografic

As part of Avanqua, a professional management team, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre is delighted to have been selected by the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia to manage Oceanografic, one of the world’s most impressive cultural institutions.Continue Reading: Vancouver Aquarium, Part of Avanqua, Selected to Manage Oceanografic

Vancouver Aquarium Shoreline Cleanup

Every Day is Earth Day

Today, April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day. More than one billion people in 192 countries now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world. At the Vancouver AquariumContinue Reading: Every Day is Earth Day

Vancouver Aquarium Ocean Wise Seafood Program

10 Sustainable Seafood Picks for 10 Years of Ocean Wise

To celebrate Ocean Wise’s 10th anniversary today, we are bringing you, in no particular order, our top 10 sustainable seafood picks. With an increasing number of sustainable fish species, it’s easier than ever to enjoy Ocean Wise™ seafood at homeContinue Reading: 10 Sustainable Seafood Picks for 10 Years of Ocean Wise