Aquariums

Vintage leather beds and Rudolf jumpers: Pet owners are spending up to €120 on Christmas presents for their pets

Irish pet owners are spending up to €120 on Christmas presents for their pets.

Pets

Swimming in it: Microplastics abound in Sunset Beach water

The weather is gloomy, even by seasonal Vancouver standards. Dark clouds scud low overhead, a flash of torrential rain pelts down, and a hundred …

Oceans

Here’s Why Restaurants Are Taking Your Favorite Item off the Menu

If you're anything like me, you've uttered those words—most likely to a college-aged server who has little to no regard for the feeling of despair …

Restaurants

Watch: 8 adorable seal pups flop back into the water in B.C.

Eight rescued harbour seal pups bounced their way across the shoreline and into the waters of Howe Sound in B.C. as a team of volunteers from the …

Adorable

New lease on life for Vancouver Island sea lion

2017 marks busiest season in history for marine mammal rescue centre in Vancouver<p>A California sea lion plunged into the ocean at a boat ramp near …

Vancouver Island

Drag Queen Aquaria's Makeup Transformation Will Absolutely Slay You

Orange and blue is about to be your go-to color palette.<p>Drag Queen Aquaria is always turning heads, and it’s pretty obvious why.<p>The 21-year-old proves that age is just a number when it comes to the art of drag. Aquaria stopped by Cosmopolitan.com to show off an absolutely ~stunning~ blue and orange …

Makeup

Not-for-profit aims to set up pot accreditation program

'CannabisWise' will be like the Ocean Wise seafood program, says organization<p>A not-for-profit group, partly based in B.C., is looking to establish a …

Cannabis Industry

Ten Reasons To Visit Chicago

Chicago is one of the largest cities in the US and a city where you need to arrive with an appetite for art, architecture, sports and of course, …

Chicago

Chicago CityPASS: Worth It?

<i>This post contains affiliate links, meaning if you book or buy something through one of these links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost</i> …

Chicago

The Fight for Fair Copyright Returns: Canadian Government Launches Major Copyright Review

The Canadian government kicked off its review of the Copyright Act this afternoon with a motion to ask the Standing Committee on Industry, Science …

Indigenous Peoples

Cordell Reed, trailblazing engineer at ComEd, dies at 79

Over a 37-year career at Commonwealth Edison, Cordell Reed went from an entry-level engineer to senior vice president, along the way heading the company’s nuclear power unit.<p>“I’m certain he was the first African-American to get his nuclear operator’s license at ComEd,” said Frank Clark, retired …

The Ultimate Girlfriend Getaway Guide to Vancouver

Did you know that Vancouver is widely considered to be one of the best places in the world to live? Find out why everyone in British Columbia is so …

Canada

Ocean Trash: What You Need To Know

The story of a piece of litter doesn’t end at your curbside. Every year, millions of tons of trash find their way down storm drains and rivers to the …

Oceans

Beluga genome sequenced for 1st time with DNA from whales who died at Vancouver Aquarium

The Vancouver Aquarium says for the first time, scientists have sequenced the genome of the beluga whale.<p>The research was completed using genetic …

Vancouver

Ticket Giveaway: Holiday Traditions at the Vancouver Aquarium!

Scuba Claus visits with marine mammal life at the Vancouver Aquarium.<p><b>Contest alert! It’s day 11 of The 12 Productions of Christmas. Enter to win</b> …

Christmas

Animal advocacy groups intervene in Vancouver Aquarium lawsuit | The Province

A lawyer for two animal advocacy groups appeared in court Thursday to oppose the Vancouver Aquarium’s bid to quash a bylaw banning cetaceans.<p>Arden …

Vancouver

Walrus calves' big move sparks calls for aquarium boycott from animal rights group

Activists protesting the transfer of 2 walrus calves born in Quebec City to a Vancouver aquarium<p>An animal rights group is calling for a boycott to …

Seals

B.C.'s grabby sea lion tops 2017 list of trending YouTube videos

The brazen marine mammal beat out Eminem and Prince Harry as Canada's trending star of the year.

Luis Fonsi

100 Vancouver experiences to give as gifts this Christmas (or anytime!)

Gift giving doesn’t have to be about stuff. Skip the material goods this year and give an experience that will do anything from build skills to …

Travel

Upcoming Events On The Shoreline, Lake Forest Park Calendar

See what's happening in Shoreline-Lake Forest Park - check out the Patch Calendar<p>Wednesday, December 6 at 1:00 pm<p>Volunteers from SHIBA (Statewide …

Seattle

Giving the gifts of whale snot, prosthetic eyes and formula

Stuck on Christmas gift ideas? Ocean Wise has a few suggestions.<p>From whale snot to treats for rescued sea otters, the conservation organization is …

Sharks in Italy get into Christmas spirit with underwater Nativity scene

ROME—Christmastime Nativity scenes usually feature donkeys, cows and sheep. That could help explain the interest generated when divers mounted a …

Italy

Events On The Sammamish-Issaquah Calendar This Week

See what's happening in Sammamish-Issaquah - check out the Patch Calendar<p>Friday, December 8 at 7:30 pm<p>Put yourself inthe mood for all things merry …

Seattle

Four more countries join UN Clean Seas campaign

Four more countries join UN Clean Seas campaign<p>A child looks at the tsunami debris from Japan at Vancouver Aquarium in Vancouver, Canada, June 5, …

News (China)

Turn your PS4 and TV into an aquarium fit for a supervillain with Aqua TV

Ever watched a James Bond movie and considered what changes you’d make if you were the villain? Cooler jumpsuits for your henchmen, extra time spent …

Online Poker

Couple On Verge Of Breaking Up Has Mind-Blowing Aquarium Visit

CHICAGO—Startled at how their festering resentment all but vanished, local couple Steve Ewer and Heather Larson, who sources said were on the verge …

Humor

Santa Breakfast, 4D 'Rudolph' Part Of Shedd Aquarium Holiday Fun

PLUS: Check out the aquarium's special holiday hours for the season.<p><b>From the Shedd Aquarium:</b> There's no place like Shedd Aquarium for the holidays! …

Chicago

My Girlfriend Took A Pic At The Dallas Aquarium. I Took A Pic At Target. They’re Virtually Indistinguishable

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Humor

Get closer to Liverpool's Blue Planet and marine life in the Mersey

While millions tune in to the BBC's Blue Planet 2 - you too can be a part of some spectacular sea life sights a lot closer to home.<p>While David …

Oceans

Centre withdraws ban on sale of cattle for slaughter

The environment ministry has withdrawn the controversial rules that banned the sale of cattle including buffaloes for slaughter in animal markets, a …

India