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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Bristol Aquarium's Jake Graham undertaking fishy stock take (1900x1425)

Going Zero Waste – How to Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

October 12, 2018


Social media and the news might be waging war against packaging but it’s hard to believe when you walk down the aisles of a supermarket. Individually packaged snacks, shrink-wrapped fruit and veg: almost everything is snugly tucked into plastic sleeves, trays, and bags. So how on earth are people cutting back on waste, or even […]

Wildlife to Spot Near Bristol This Autumn

October 5, 2018


As the trees become awash with colour, the UK’s wildlife comes out to play. Autumn is a time for change for wildlife across the country. For many animals, autumn is a time for preparation for the colder months, and that means there’s plenty to see.

Farewell to Bristol Aquarium’s Incredible Octopus

September 24, 2018


Bristol Aquarium has very sadly had to say goodbye to Luna, the giant Pacific octopus. After laying her eggs and reaching senescence (the last stage of her life cycle), her health deteriorated and for her welfare, the decision was taken by the vet and the Aquarium’s Zoological team to put her to sleep.

Back to School: How Schools Can Be More Eco-Friendly

September 21, 2018


There’s something exciting about the freshness of the September air when a new school year begins. It’s a great time to think about the future.

Octopus lays hundreds of eggs at Bristol Aquarium

September 11, 2018


Bristol Aquarium’s giant Pacific octopus has laid hundreds of tiny eggs on the window of her display tank for visitors to see. Giant Pacific octopus lay eggs as part of their natural life cycle when they reach maturity.

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