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Debris from everyday sources, as well as the tsunami, is piling up on remote B.C. beaches

Haida Gwaii Awash With Marine Debris

Listed by National Geographic as one of the best trips to take in 2015, Haida Gwaii is a land of endless shorelines, misty forests, abundant marine life and a rich cultural history. When an invitation to join the Japan Environmental Action Network (JEAN) on a trip to this majestical island came up, I was thrilled to accept the offer. The purpose of the trip was to learn how much debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami hasContinue Reading: Haida Gwaii Awash With Marine Debris

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Nerd Nite Vancouver Goes Aqua

Nerd Nite Vancouver is having its one year Nerdaversary – to celebrate they’ve chosen to host Nerd Nite v10 with us at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre. As it states on the Nerd Nite website, there’s never been aContinue Reading: Nerd Nite Vancouver Goes Aqua

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Chester Inspires Donations from Near and Far

Chester, the false killer whale who was rescued last summer near Tofino, continues to shine in the spotlight and tug at the heart strings of our visitors. He is currently residing behind the scenes in the Vancouver Aquarium Marine ScienceContinue Reading: Chester Inspires Donations from Near and Far

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Introducing Our New Duty Managers

From making sure everything is ready to go each morning to acting as a liaison between the front and back of house to answering guest questions, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre duty managers wear a number of hats onContinue Reading: Introducing Our New Duty Managers

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Three Kits for Plastic Free Living

To start off my year of plastic free living, I created three plastic free preparedness kits to get me started off on the right foot. These kits made up of alternatives to single use plastics are easy to create andContinue Reading: Three Kits for Plastic Free Living