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'Penguin Hops' Craft Brew Back By 'Hopular' Demand

PenguinShedd Aquarium and Revolution Brewing continue to grow their commitment to sustainability as they quench your thirst with Penguin Hops, limited-edition harvest ale, brewed with hops grown in Shedd’s sustainable gardens.To kick-off its third season, Shedd is hosting an exclusive Penguin Hops Release Party in partnership with Revolution Brewing and 93.9 MY FM on Oct. 30th from 5-10pm. Continue reading>

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Halloween Shedd-ule of Events

Shedd Aquarium celebrates Halloween with pumpkins.Halloween is fast approaching, and Shedd Aquarium wants to make sure they're on your trick-or-treating route. This year, there are plenty of ways children and adults alike can get into the “spirit” of the holiday. Take advantage of the aquarium’s discount days, enjoy live music and taste the aquarium’s new craft beer or spend the night at the aquarium (if you dare)! Continue reading>

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Fall Shedd-ule of events

Caribbean ReefSchool’s back already? Ease the transition with some engaging, hands-on learning experiences at Shedd Aquarium. Feel the smooth stingrays in the limited-time Stingray Touch exhibit or get lost in the Jellies special exhibit before the strange creatures float away for good. Continue reading>

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Crowdsourcing seahorse conservation with recreational divers

seahorseMarine conservationists from Project Seahorse and John G. Shedd Aquarium will launch a Seahorse Diver Specialty course for divers in Phuket, Thailand with Kiwi Diver and the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI), the world’s largest SCUBA diving training organization, with more than 23 million certifications issued to date. Continue reading>

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Shedd Aquarium announces 2015 Shedd Adventures trips

Costa RicaShedd Aquarium, a renowned leader in animal care, conservation and education, announces its line-up for the 2015 Shedd Adventures travel program. Geared toward adventurers with a passion for wildlife, upcoming trips include Fiji, Costa Rica, Canada and South Africa. Continue reading>

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Shedd Aquarium expands Conservation and Research team

Eric LarsonShedd Aquarium, a global leader in research and conservation, announces the hiring of Eric Larson, Ph.D. as a postdoctoral research associate for the aquarium’s Daniel P. Haerther Center for Conservation and Research. Continue reading>

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Shedd Aquarium’s black tie fête raises record-breaking $1.67 million for community access and education

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Chicago’s top philanthropic leaders came together on June 7 to raise more than $1.67 million during Shedd Aquarium’s annual learning-themed gala. Continue reading>

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