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Jun 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

World Oceans Day at Birch Aquarium

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People are the solution to plastic pollution!

Celebrate our ocean planet on World Oceans Day! This year we are focusing on the global challenge of plastic pollution. Though it may seem daunting, every one of us can help reduce ocean plastic. Join us for activities and Scripps Oceanography researchers sharing plastic collected on research expeditions.

Don’t Miss:

-Special guests from Scripps Oceanography

-Plastic samples big and small collected by Scripps Institution of Oceanography scientists

-Albatross stomach dissection

-Recycling Relay Race

-Plastic pledge photo opportunities

-Sink or float activity featuring plastic pollution

-Tap vs. bottled. vs. filtered water taste test.

-Microplastics and Grunion Eggs

-Scavenger Hunt

**Included with aquarium admission**

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Date and Time

Jun 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

Location

Birch Aquarium at Scripps

Event Registration

Registration is not required for this event.

Contact

Birch Aquarium at Scripps    aquariuminfo@ucsd.edu    8585343474

Audience

Faculty, Staff, Students, The General Public

Event Category

Social and Cultural