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Thoughtful Thursdays: Green Gift Guide

Published December 15, 2011

There are just 10 shopping days left before Christmas—and even fewer before Hanukkah begins! Skip the crowded malls and frenzied retail shops with this Green Gift Guide from the National Aquarium. These gift ideas are certain to excite and delight your loved ones, and every purchase you make supports the National Aquarium's mission to inspire people to enjoy, respect, and protect the aquatic world. No batteries or assembly required!

Gift Memberships

Give a gift that keeps giving all year long! Do you know someone who is passionate about animals, conservation, or someone simply looking for a year's worth of fun activities? Give your special someone the gift of an Aquarium membership—a unique present that can be enjoyed all year long!

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Give Local, Get Local with GiveCorps

Heal the Seals, donate to National Aquarium Pair a donation to your loved one’s favorite cause with a dinner out at one of their favorite restaurants—if you donate today, you’ll get a complimentary chef’s plate at B&O Brasserie you can enjoy together! Through GiveCorps, you can support causes that move you, and get rewarded for your generosity with great deals from local merchants. It's like Groupon for a good cause!

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Lilly Pulitzer limited-edition signature National Aquarium scarf

Lily Pulitzer limited edition scarf Renowned designer Lilly Pulitzer created this limited-edition signature scarf to celebrate the National Aquarium's 30th anniversary. The silk and cashmere scarf, in Lilly’s playful hues of aqua blue and coral pink, features several of the Aquarium’s residents—the octopus, sea turtle and sea star—as well as a secret message hidden in the print. Every scarf purchase makes a generous donation to the National Aquarium. Only 500 were made, so get yours before they're gone forever!

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