Museums and the Web

An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.

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Monterey Bay Aquarium


Conference: 
MW2008
Institution: 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Designer: 
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Why: 

This Monterey Bay Aquarium is a global leader in its efforts of ocean conservation. Brining awareness to the public is a major initiative, not only local issue but global. They are a leader in there field and the web is no different. offering one of the most educational websites in the world on everything ocean related. Serving up some of the best live webcams in the world, from a living kelp forest to penguins--they even have a white shark cam!!! Fostering wonderful educational content is built into the fabric of what they do on the web.

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Year: 
2008