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Research and Conservation

Georgia Aquarium believes in leading by example regarding stewardship and conservation of the animal world. Therefore, as early as 2003 the Aquarium has participated in, funded and spearheaded numerous research and conservation efforts.

The Georgia Aquarium 4R Program advocates Rescue, Rehabilitation, Research and Responsibility. By holding itself to the standards outlined by the 4R Program the Aquarium hopes to encourage every guest to take matters in their own hands. Conservation starts at home, wherever it may be.

Every gallery page on this animal guide has a "Research and Conservation" button that links to a list of Georgia Aquarium's participation in past and current programs. Simply click on "View by Gallery" on the right!

Learn more about Georgia Aquarium's 4R Program!

Stay current with some of our biggest projects by checking out the Georgia Aquarium Blog!

The Blue Realm Project (Ch’ooj Ajauil AC) is dedicated to the study and conservation of the north Quintana Roo marine ecosystem. This area is home to coral reefs, manta rays, and the largest described aggregation of whale sharks in the world! The project website is a great resource to learn more about this fascinating area and the project’s work!

Georgia Aquarium’s Seafood Savvy Program is designed to empower seafood consumers and businesses to make informed choices for healthy oceans and ensure abundant supplies of seafood for the future.

 Find out more about the Seafood Savvy Program!

Download the 2013 Seafood Savvy pocket card
Photo credit: Michael Black