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Interview with Jordan Beatty

  “If everyone just had one cause the world would be a better place” – Jordan Beatty Local Plastic Warriors By Tia Gabruch, B.Sc., P. Biol. September 2019 The first synthetic plastic was invented in 1907 by Belgium Chemist, Leo Baekland and over the last century, this invention has become embedded in our culture. Cosmetics, clothing, food, travelling, and even communication…

September Pub Night

September Pub Night

No trout about it, the sea-sons are changing. Come mix and mingle in the Sherlock Holmes Pub loft on Wed Sept 25. Meet some new friends, learn some new things, and chat with the Aquatic Biosphere Team about their many exciting projects around fish, conservation, research and The Story of Water. Good food and pints to wash down these great puns.…

Guided Nature Walk Through the Larch Sanctuary

Guided Nature Walk Through the Larch Sanctuary

Discover the Whitemud Nature Reserve in the Edmonton Area Land Trust’s (EALT) Larch Sanctuary on Sunday August 25th from 11am to 1pm. The Aquatic Biosphere Project is once again partnering with EALT to provide a guided walk and exploration of this important ecosystem within our River Valley. The Whitemud Creek is an important corridor for wildlife in the River Valley…

An Underwater Drone for the Biosphere

An Underwater Drone for the Biosphere

It’s time to gear up for summer! Everyone loves getting out their new equipment for the season and we’re no different. What new activities are you getting ready for this year? Here at the Aquatic Biosphere Project, we have some exciting things planned. As part of our ongoing efforts to establish a conservation aquarium in Alberta, we’re helping to tackle…

Aquatic Biosphere Joins the International Coalition of Aquariums Against Plastic

Aquatic Biosphere Joins the International Coalition of Aquariums Against Plastic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Aquatic Biosphere Project has joined forces with a new global coalition of aquariums, and becomes part of the “World aquariums #ReadyToChange to #BeatPlasticPollution” campaign. Beating Plastic Pollution – Joining Forces from Alberta Edmonton, AB, Friday, January 4, 2019 — The Edmonton based Aquatic Biosphere Project has joined a global campaign to combat plastic pollution with over…