Museums and the Web

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Wild About Otters, special exhibition


Conference: 
MW2008
Institution: 
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. This special exhibit features African and Asian otters, along with many other species, in hopes to to expose the plight of these amazing animals. The web presence is unmatched, offering a host of innovative web 2.0 media including, informative content, inline audio and video, podcasts, live web cams, Flash applications (Meet the Otters, Species App.), Aquarist Blogs, E-Postcards, Quizes, educational activities and resourses. WOW...

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Year: 
2008