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Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life
at the New England Aquarium

Watch this video to learn how our scientists and researchers are transforming science into action to protect our oceans.

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OUR MISSION
a pristine new england beach with a lighthouse against a setting sun

Protect Our Coasts

Proposed plans for offshore oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic threaten our shores. Learn how we can protect our backyard together.

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ON THE BLOG
rescued piping plover in the shorebird exhibit at the new england aquarium

Rescued Piping Plover Finds New Home

We have recently added a new piping plover to our Shorebirds Exhibit. This little girl is a rescue and she has quite a survival story.

Read About Parker the Plover
Now Playing in IMAX
Galapagos 3D film artwork

Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland

Take the trip of a lifetime to the islands that gave us a greater understanding of life on our blue planet—both above and below the water.

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