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Your aquarium with a mission to inspire conservation of the ocean in the streets, how do you do fellow kids in the tweets |

Monterey, CA
Joined May 2008
Born 20 October 1984

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    the Ocean

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  4. Thinking of going live on Periscope to show you the tidepools, but it is SO windy, the audio is gonna be tough... What do you think?

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  5. VERY low tide right now at Asilomar State Beach! Check out all the exposed anemones! – At Asilomar State Beach

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  6. What a difference four hours make!

    The back deck of the Aquarium
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  7. 📷: Joe Platko

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  8. "We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly." — Martin Luther King Jr.

    The milky way over the ocean in Big Sur
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  9. Tl;dr: The "king tides" are a spring tide when the sun and moon are aligned and at their closest ("perihelion" and "perigee" respectively) to Earth

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  10. 𝖭𝖾𝖺𝗉 𝖳𝗂𝖽𝖾 🌗 ☀️🌊 - 🌎 - 🌊 Spring Tide ☀️🌊🌎🌊🌗 𝖭𝖾𝖺𝗉 𝖳𝗂𝖽𝖾 ☀️🌊 - 🌎 - 🌊 🌗 Spring Tide ☀️🌗 🌊🌎🌊 𝕶 𝖎 𝖓 𝖌 𝕿 𝖎 𝖉 𝖊 👑 👑 ☀️ 🌗🌊 -— 🌎 —- 🌊

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  11. 𝖭𝖾𝖺𝗉 𝖳𝗂𝖽𝖾 🌗 ☀️🌊 - 🌎 - 🌊 Spring Tide ☀️🌊🌎🌊🌗 𝖭𝖾𝖺𝗉 𝖳𝗂𝖽𝖾 ☀️🌊 - 🌎 - 🌊 🌗 Spring Tide ☀️🌗 🌊🌎🌊 𝕶 𝖎 𝖓 𝖌 𝕿 𝖎 𝖉 𝖊 👑 👑 ☀️ 🌗🌊 -— 🌎 —- 🌊

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  12. “Hello and welcome to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Snorkeling Adventure...”

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  13. These are a good visualization of sea level rise along our coast at the hands of climate change. Imagine this as the mean tide level, and the 6.7 foot high tide rising from here... 😳

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  15. ⠀⠀ _________⠀⠀ ________ ⠀ /⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ \⠀| 🐧❤️ | ⠀|⠀ ■⠀⠀ ■⠀|⠀|________| /⠀⠀⠀ \/⠀⠀ \ ____|| /⠀ /⠀⠀⠀ \ \⠀___/ \__/⠀|⠀⠀⠀⠀| | ⠀⠀|⠀|⠀⠀⠀⠀|⠀| ⠀⠀ \⠀\⠀⠀⠀ /⠀/ ⠀___\__\___/__/___ ⠀’ , /⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀\ ,`

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  16. This concludes our Penguin Service Announcement. Thank you for your time, happy scrolling! 🐧❤️

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  17. Now that you're aware, you should also know that we're hard at work to help critically endangered African penguins in the wild:

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  18. 🚨WE NOW INTERRUPT YOUR SCROLLING FOR A SPECIAL PENGUIN SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT🐧 Hello, Person Beyond The Screen! Today is !

    An African penguin staring at you
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  20. Weekends are for vegging out—or if you’re a ribboned pipehorse, all the other days too. Leaflike projections and patchy patterns change the channel on binging predators and watchful prey. So while the ribboned pipehorse may be putting on a show, few will know where to tune in.

    A ribboned pipehorse
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  21. Chart legend 1. The sun powers a food web 2. Miscellaneous leftovers sink as "marine snow"... 3. ... which feeds midwater animals like vampire squid 4. Scavengers eat big dead stuff 5. Marine snow feeds the seafloor 6. And chemosynthesizers do their own sun-independent thing!

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