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The Estuarium: An Aquarium and Marine Life Discovery Center

As the weather deteriorates put a visit to Olympia’s The Estuarium: An Aquarium and Marine Life Discovery Center on your indoor activity radar. Head to the Estuarium’s exhibit experience, Animals, History/Science, For the Family. The exhibit is open Sat.-Sun 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is adults $3, 6-17 $1 and free for children 5 […]


Campaign captures surreal marine life scenes

The Oregon Coast Aquarium kicked off its new campaign, Closer Than You Think, last week to capture the attention of Oregon residents and visitors with surreal scenes of marine life in domestic settings. The very idea of exploring marine environments from dry land was unattainable just a few short decades ago. Closer Thank You Think […]

Outdoor Activities

Take Simple Steps to Boat ‘Green’

Take Simple Steps to Boat ‘Green’ With summer upon us marinas prepare for peak boating season around the country, now’s the time for boaters to gear up to ‘be green’ this summer. Choosing to be a responsible conservationist on the water not only positively impacts the environment, but can have a similar impact on your […]


Oregon Coast Aquarium marine science enthusiasts to volunteer

Newport, Oregon—The Oregon Coast Aquarium invites people throughout Oregon to join its team of volunteers for the fall exhibit interpretation Volunteer Training Program which begins September 21. During the six week training course, volunteers develop in-depth knowledge about the marine life endemic to the Pacific Northwest. To ensure that each volunteer receives training and assignments […]


The Gulf of Mexico three years after BP

Dear EarthTalk: The three-year anniversary of the 2010 BP oil spill just passed. What do green groups think of the progress since in restoring the region? — Mary Johannson, New York, NY When an undersea oil well blew out 50 miles off the Louisiana coast on April 20, 2010 and caused an explosion on the […]