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Seal release by Vancouver Aquarium

Rescued Seal Pups Released Back to the Wild

Wednesday morning seven seal pups got a new lease on life and were released back to the wild after being rehabilitated at the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre, presented by Port Metro Vancouver, this summer. Most had arrived to the Rescue Centre when they were only a few days old, underweight and in distress from all across the B.C. coastline. After a few months of dedicated care and a steady diet of formula andContinue Reading: Rescued Seal Pups Released Back to the Wild

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Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan

AquaVan Brings the Ocean to Landlocked Communities

The leaves are starting to change colour, school is back in session and the Vancouver Aquarium’s AquaVan, presented by BC Hydro and BG Canada, is back on the road for another semester travelling to communities across British Columbia and Alberta.Continue Reading: AquaVan Brings the Ocean to Landlocked Communities

New cafe at the Vancouver Aquarium

New Space, New Café, New Chef

If you’ve visited our newly expanded building this summer, you’ve probably seen our giant globe, experienced our new educational and interactive programs or even spent some time in the newly designed Clownfish Cove, but have you tried the new caféContinue Reading: New Space, New Café, New Chef

Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

From Umbrellas to Plastic Bottles, Shoreline Cleanups Are Underway Coast to Coast

To celebrate the annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, presented by Loblaw Companies Limited, volunteers came out from coast to coast to clean their community beaches, lakes, rivers and streams last weekend. WWF Canada and the Vancouver Aquarium hosted six celebrationContinue Reading: From Umbrellas to Plastic Bottles, Shoreline Cleanups Are Underway Coast to Coast

According to Tessa, sablefish are pretty AND delicious. Photo: NOAA/CBNMS

Remember Me from Dinner? I Was on Your Plate

There are many animals at the Vancouver Aquarium, beyond fish, that you might find on your dinner plate. Yeah, I said it. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, with 1.2 billion people worldwide relying on seafood as theirContinue Reading: Remember Me from Dinner? I Was on Your Plate