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Doesn't Stephen's enthusiasm for his new job just jump out of the page at you?

This Guy (Our New Videographer)

When Stephen Hargreaves, the Vancouver Aquarium’s new videographer-editor, first started he was immediately put to the test. Could he spend an entire weekend in the Adams River filming sockeye salmon? And could he spend those long work days with his new boss? Of the time spent with his manager he chuckles, “We got to know each other a little bit more.” Before coming to the Aquarium, Stephen worked as a photographer at a surf campContinue Reading: This Guy (Our New Videographer)

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Seal release Vancouver Aquarium Rescue Centre

Not Your Typical Seal Release

It was a typical fall, West Coast morning with low lying clouds and a cool, dampness in the air as we pulled into the parking lot at Porteau Cove. Yet, the day was anything other than typical for four harbour sealsContinue Reading: Not Your Typical Seal Release

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion

Meet Our Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champions

In support of sustainable seafood, top Ocean Wise chefs competed head to head in events held in Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver for the prestigious honour of Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion in each city. Each event showcased aContinue Reading: Meet Our Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champions

Sea star wasting disease

One Piece of the Sea Star Wasting Mystery Solved

After over a year of tirelessly collecting data and toiling away in laboratories, scientists have discovered some important information on the mystery of the sea star wasting disease that has plagued sea stars off the west coast of North America.Continue Reading: One Piece of the Sea Star Wasting Mystery Solved

Microplastics, Vancouver Aquarium Research

Plastic on the Beach – Gone or Just Hiding?  

Ever been to a beach and noticed garbage lying around? Ever wondered where plastic goes after you have finished using it? This past Wednesday, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre teamed up with the international Society of Environmental Toxicology andContinue Reading: Plastic on the Beach – Gone or Just Hiding?