Yesterday Nathan, Linda and I visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium. It was, as always, amazing. I had plenty to do at home (studying for the GRE, getting ready for Thanksgiving) but who knows how many chances we'll have to see a great white shark up close? The aquarium's female white shark is the only one in captivity in the world.
This is a good time to remember all the things we can do to help ocean environments -- even if we don't live near an ocean:
Marine biologists eat seafood, too -- but they make sure what they eat is good for the ocean. You can too!
Just pick one of these101 Things to protect wildlife today!
And here's some info about my favorite ocean animal, the sea otter, including how the Monterey Bay Aquarium works to study and protect these cuties.