About the Host

For 59 years, through its long-standing commitment to conservation, education, research, interpretation and aquatic display, the Vancouver Aquarium has been a leader in connecting people to our natural world. As a self-supporting, non-profit association, the Aquarium is dedicated to effecting the conservation of aquatic life through display and interpretation, education, research and direct action. Well anchored in its community of peer networks, the organization is a leader in the worldwide network of aquariums and marine science centres, and is internationally recognized for its high standards in animal care, conservation and research contributions.