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Over its course of 55 years, the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre has evolved from a small, volunteer-operated aquarium to a world-class conservation centre focused on effecting change by connecting peo...

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown

Twelve of Vancouver’s top Ocean Wise chefs will heat up the Vancouver Aquarium on November 23 as they compete in a cook-off for the title of 2011 Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion. “This friendly, but fie...

Jack the Harbour Porpoise

The Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre team has been rehabilitating a recently rescued harbour porpoise. On September 16 the baby porpoise was reported stranded in Horseshoe Bay. When Vancouver Aqu...
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Catching Lunch in Iqaluit

On a recent trip to Baffin Island, I had the good fortune to catch lunch with a friend.  And when I say "catch lunch" I mean toss a net in the water and catch lunch. Franco Buscemi was heading out to set his...
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Whale Update

Northern Residents The residents are back in town!  Only a few matrilines have been seen regularly in the Queen Charlotte Sound and Johnstone Strait area but other matrilines have been seen along the remot...

Kaouk, a Sea Lion Rescued and Released

Follow along with Kaouk, the rescued and released Steller sea lion Kaouk in the Port Alice Trailer Park December 17, 2010 A male Steller sea lion was brought to the Vancouver Aquraium’s Marine Mammal Rescu...