Join us in celebrating and supporting World Ocean Day as we share content and information all week long! People everywhere can celebrate and take action for our shared ocean, which connects us all. Check out our social channels for some great content, activities and more.
Protecting Our Planet: The 30×30 Plan – The Campaign for Nature is a partnership between the Wyss Campaign for Nature, National Geographic, and over 100 conservation organizations. They are calling on civic leaders to create new policies to protect 30% of the planet by 2030. Learn more from Zoo Keeper Randi Krieger here.
Keeper Connection: Sea Lion Stranding & Marine Mammal Care Center – In 2015, there was a mass stranding of California sea lions due to the rise in temperature in the ocean. Check out this brief blog by Zoologist Mary Ellen Ostrander to learn how she helped protect and save sea lion lives from lack of fish and pollution with the Marine Mammal Care Center in California. Read Here
Sea Lion Diet, Food Prep & Where We Get Fish With Assistant Curator Kellee Wolowitz
Overfishing and What We Can Do to Help With Zoo Keeper Kevin Blakely
Seneca Park Zoo Coral Reef Exhibit With Facts
Ocean Acidification Experiment With Zoo Keepers Adrianna & Brenna