Place Something Wild Under the Tree

For the person on your list who has everything, consider a truly unique gift: a whale adoption! Funding research that benefits wild killer whales is a great way to love and help protect these magnificent creat...

Inspired Canadians Remove 15,237 Bags of Garbage

Imagine this ... You’re living in New Brunswick and you’ve decided to go canoeing down a local river. Soon after you start off, you notice that there is garbage littered along the side of the riverbank. As y...

Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Last week saw an important discovery made in B.C. waters. On Tuesday 22, 2011 an olive ridley sea turtle was found washed up along Wickaninnish Beach in the Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. This was the first...
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Central Coast Observations

The best perk of my job as the Vancouver’s Aquarium’s senior marine mammal research scientist is spending two or three months every year studying killer whales in remote areas along the BC and Alaska coastl...

Luminescence

The holiday season is upon us and the Aquarium has been busily preparing the galleries for Luminescence, a celebration of aquatic light, which runs until January 2, 2012. This year our preparations went far ...

An Ocean Renaissance

I was looking at B.C. seafood sales the other day—not something that everyone finds that interesting, I know, but what I noticed is that the sales of B.C. seafood products were up seven per cent last year. This...