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Fall Family Forest Fun – 2 dates!

Join us in Metro Continuing Education‘s newest outdoor programs. The Aquatic Biosphere will be running two fall guided walks, called “Fall Family Forest Fun” in October. Join our biologists for a stroll through the beautiful fall paths of the Larch Sanctuary in Edmonton. All ages are welcome. You’ll explore and examine the fall adaptions of our local ecosystems in preparation…

Youth Board Program Begins Sep 2020

The Aquatic Biosphere is pleased to welcome four students and recent graduates to join the Aquarium Society of Alberta’s Youth Board. From September to May, Andres, Anita, Anna and Sophie will be joining our Board to get first hand experience at how boards work. They will participate in meetings and ongoing projects, learn basic non-profit governance, and will work on…

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…

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

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…

Quiltafish Debut

Oh little Quiltafish we are so excited for you! Not only your public debut, but also the first Fish to ever drop the ceremonial puck in the Edmonton Oil Kings history. Something Rogers Place hasn’t seen the like of. This is just the beginning for you! Follow @Quiltafish on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and discover where you will see it…

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