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Safety Information for Visitors

The Aquarium has reopened to the public, following state and local safety protocols.
Our new mask policy is in effect as of Saturday, August 7. Read more »

Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans

Shepard Fairey Mural

Mural Painted by Shepard Fairey

Recently, famed artist Shepard Fairey painted a mural on the Aquarium's Simons Theatre as part of a week-long celebration called Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans in Boston from July 19–26.

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News and Features

Ocean Sunset

Reentering the Paris Climate Agreement

The Aquarium welcomes President Biden’s announcement that the U.S. will reenter into the Paris Climate Agreement—a crucial step to protect our ocean.

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Aerial Survey Extends Dynamic Management Area

As a result of the Aquarium’s survey, vessels in the area were asked to reduce their speeds to less than 10 knots to protect right whales.

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shark pup

Study Finds Future Too Warm for Baby Sharks

As climate change causes the ocean to warm, baby sharks are born smaller, exhausted, undernourished, and into difficult environments.

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