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  • Keeping our Rivers Great, Too

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    Happy World Rivers Day! Today we celebrate the many values of our waterways and encourage involvement in promoting their health.   

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  • Toy Story: The Sea Otters' Version

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    What do a plastic cutting board, car wash strips, a teetertotter and a hard hat have in common? They’re among the scores of otter-proof playthings you’ll find in the sea otter’s “toy cave.”

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  • Enrichment is the Name of This Game

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    Learn more about the latest product dreamed up by Northwestern engineering students for Shedd!

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  • Sea Otters Take the Cake

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    Welcome to Sea Otter Awareness Week, Sept. 22 through 28! To celebrate, we’ll share photos and videos, amaze you with fun facts and take you behind the scenes for glimpses into how we care for—and totally indulge—these littlest of marine mammals.

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  • Microplastics and the Great Lakes

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    "Microplastics” probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you think about picking up trash on the beach. But this tiny pollution poses big problems for marine ecosystems.

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