Aquarium unveils plans for $500M renovation

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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Shedd Aquarium unveiled a monolithic caller task that involves a $500 million, eight-year translation starring up to the aquarium's 100th day successful 2030.

The "Centennial Commitment" includes caller exhibits and galleries and caller acquisition and conservation programs some astatine Shedd, and astir the world.

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According to a property merchandise from Shedd, the program includes:
- Deeper assemblage investments and partnerships that not lone bring the aquarium further into Chicago neighborhoods, but besides bring neighborhood-level biology discussions and solutions into new, expansive, dedicated assemblage spaces wrong Shedd's walls.
- A modernized aquarium acquisition done the translation and restoration of the historical galleries and dynamic caller exhibits that supply greater and much accessible introduction points to spot and link with aquatic beingness arsenic a springboard to enquiry and quality exploration.
- New acquisition and experiential programs created with equity and inclusion astatine the halfway that deepen subject learning, summation biology literacy and empower futures for youth.
- Compelling integer engagements that bring animals and conservation enactment programs from the aquarium into much hands and homes everywhere.
- Advancements successful exemplary carnal attraction and payment for the thousands of animals successful our attraction and to summation Shedd's capableness to respond to much wildlife successful crisis; and
- Accelerated aquatic probe and subject to code the largest threats to biodiversity and taxon extinction.

Work connected the task starts aboriginal this year. You tin work much astir the task connected the Shedd Aquarium website.

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