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A Chat with Milena Acosta of the Aquarium of the Pacific

Posted by on Monday, July 2nd, 2012

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach

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I recently spoke with Milena Acosta, the outreach supervisor for the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. She shared some of her thoughts about working with (and sometimes even sleeping next to) aquatic wildlife. Continue reading…


Interview with Fernando Nosratpour of California’s Birch Aquarium

Posted by on Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The Birch Aquarium in La Jolla, CA

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California is known for quite a few things. They’ve got great wine, famous celebrities, tons of health food, and a stretch of the beautiful Pacific Coast. You can usually find muscled surfers and bronzed blondes hanging out around its frothy waves, but travel a few hundred feet further out and you’ll see a completely different set of beach-lovers: fish, crabs, jellies, and other water-breathing creatures. Continue reading…


Interview with +Pool Creator, Dong-Ping Wong

Posted by on Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

Concept Art of the Floating +Pool

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One of the inventive minds behind New York’s +Pool, which is currently in the works, agreed to sit down for a quick interview with us and share his thoughts about the evolution of the +Pool project. You can check out the old article here. So, without much further ado, meet Dong-Ping Wong!

Okeanos Group: What makes +Pool special?
Dong-Ping Wong: It’s a plus shaped floating pool that filters river water for everyone. Continue reading…