Tsunami debris exhibit at Vancouver Aquarium

Art, Aliens and Radiation

Art, Aliens and Radiation…weird mix, right? But those three topics came together at our public event on Monday March 9, which we held to mark the fifth anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japa...

Make Volunteering a Family Affair

Family Day is fast approaching and we have many fun activities in store to celebrate the day — but opportunities to explore marine science as a family last throughout the year. Vancouver Aquarium Marine Scie...

Celebrating Site Coordinators Across Canada

Last year was a phenomenal one for the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. In 2015, we hosted more than 2,000 cleanups, the highest number since the program began in 1994. That’s all thanks to the incredible lead...

Spotlight On: Site Coordinator Chris Baker

Seeing the amount of litter on shorelines can have an impact on those who take part in a Shoreline Cleanup. After doing one cleanup event, many volunteers want to do something more to help. So what do you do af...

Remembering Wally

From the moment Wally arrived at our Marine Mammal Rescue Centre in October 2013 his story resonated with visitors, supporters and members of the public. Found on a Tofino beach suffering from gunshot wounds...

Spotlight On: Site Coordinator Peter Williams

Seeing the amount of litter on shorelines can have an impact on those who take part in a Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup. After doing one cleanup event, many volunteers want to do something more to help. So, w...

Awards, Accolades and Making a Difference

At the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre, every day offers a chance to inspire our visitors and make sure our guests have a memorable experience — it’s just what we do. So when we get recognized for our ...