The Seattle Aquarium’s mission—Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment—begins right here at home.
Beautiful, majestic and teeming with a rich diversity of life, our precious Puget Sound is nevertheless in trouble. Our goal is for every visitor to the Aquarium to come away with new knowledge about the life dwelling within the Sound, as well as what can be done to help preserve it. Download top 10 ways to help Puget Sound.
We also make sure we “walk the talk” regarding conservation issues within our facility. And behind the scenes and beyond our walls, we’re hard at work on initiatives that create greater understanding of some of the pressing matters facing Puget Sound and the animals that call it home.
See Seattle Aquarium President and CEO Bob Davidson's TEDxRainier presentation, "Why Aquariums Matter," delivered at McCaw Hall on November 22, 2014.