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Celebrate World Oceans Day June 7 & 8 at Adventure Aquarium in NJ

Tortuga’s recent enrichment includes learning to hunt and forage, using a whiffle ball stuffed with food. Image Courtesy of Adventure Aquarium

Tortuga’s recent enrichment includes learning to hunt and forage, using a whiffle ball stuffed with food.
Image Courtesy of Adventure Aquarium

Calling all ocean lovers! Celebrate World Oceans Day June 7 & 8 at Adventure Aquarium. There will be an array of hands-on interactive activities, demonstrations from conservation partners, up-close aquatic animal opportunities, free live shows and so much more. Learn what you and your family can do to protect marine life locally and worldwide.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Behind-the-Scenes Tours: Journey to the top of our 760,000 gallon Ocean Realm exhibit to get a birds-eye view of the massive sea turtles, Great Hammerhead shark and more. All for a good cause: 100% of the proceeds from the tour will go to benefit New Jersey’s own Marine Mammal Stranding Center. Times: 12:00, 12:45, 1:30, 3:00 and 3:45 Cost $5. Space is limited – first come/first serve. Head to the Information Desk to sign up.

Live Talks: Hear from special guest speaker and New Jersey native Bruckner Chase, an ocean enthusiast who is also an endurance waterman who will talk about his experiences from waters around the world; learn about rescue and rehab loggerhead sea turtle “Tortuga” who will be making his return to the ocean this fall and hear from divers as they share their encounters with plastic pollution in the wild. FREE with admission. Check Visitor Guide for full details upon arrival.

Interactive Activities and Crafts: Get hands-on to learn about sea turtles, plastic pollution, horseshoe crabs, sustainable seafood and more. Plus, representatives from the New Jersey Academy of Aquatic Sciences, Marine Mammal Stranding Center, Surfrider Foundation, and Whole Foods will be on hand to showcase things everyone can do to positively impact sealife. FREE with admission. Check Visitor Guide for full details upon arrival.
http://www.adventureaquarium.com

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Green Travel Video

I don’t generally repost content from other sites, but this video is too cute to pass up. I frequently rely on public transportation when I travel. It’s often easier & cheaper, and everyone can site see along the way. Plus, it’s greener. Win-win all the way around.