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2009-09-29 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Entering its seventh year, the 2010 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival will be bigger and better than ever as the event expands to encompass five days of ocean-inspired films on February 3-7, 2010.

2009-09-28 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating San Francisco Bay's enigmatic shark species, Aquarium of the Bay, in partnership with Sea Stewards, presents SHARKtober, a month-long event focusing on the local shark population.

2009-08-31 18:36:53

Officials with the Oregon Coast Aquarium said they have found a potent fundraiser in paintings created by a pair of sea lions. Jen DeGroot, a marine mammalogist at the Newport facility, said she taught sea lion Lea to paint and make flipper prints two years ago as a means of keeping the mammal occupied, and she soon found fellow aquarium workers and animal lovers were willing to pay for the flipper art, The (Portland) Oregonian reported Monday. We thought, 'This is a popular thing.

2009-07-29 09:33:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay today unveiled an interactive exhibit focusing on marshes and mudflats of the San Francisco Bay.

2009-07-29 05:00:00

CHESAPEAKE, Va., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cox Communications, Discovery Channel and the Virginia Aquarium are bringing SHARK WEEK to Hampton Roads from August 2 through 7, by inviting Aquarium guests to see a variety of shark species up close and learn about the importance of these incredible animals.

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2009-06-30 15:29:33

A new exhibit at the New England Aquarium aims to entice an increasingly obese generation of kids into getting in shape.

2009-06-29 10:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- No one need fear getting stuck in a traffic jam at Fisherman's Wharf following San Francisco's 4th of July fireworks celebration this year.

2009-06-11 13:29:00

The Bay Institute's Acquisition Transforms Financially Successful Aquarium of the Bay Into a Nonprofit Center for Science, Education and Conservation for San Francisco Bay SAN FRANCISCO, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Bay Institute today announced the successful culmination of its four-year effort to acquire Aquarium of the Bay, the first step towards transforming the financially successful Aquarium into a self-supporting, nonprofit center for education, science and conservation of the San...

2009-06-08 07:46:00

Aquarium of the Bay Unveils New Campaign Created by Academy of Art University's School of Advertising SAN FRANCISCO, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquarium of the Bay's new Blue Tongued Skinks, Chinchillas and African Pygmy Hedgehogs are invading BART stations and trains today, thanks to an innovative advertising campaign by Academy of Art University students.

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium offer new exhibits and summer of fun family events BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- This summer, it's a perfect storm of prehistoric thrills as Dinosaurs and Jellies descend upon the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium and spur a WATERFRONT INVASION of activities, events, concerts, outdoor movies and other promotions around Baltimore's Inner Harbor.


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