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The U.S. Is Taking A Major Step Toward Ending Beluga Whale Captivity

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green

The U.S. may outlaw the import of some threatened beluga whales residing in Russian waters, NOAA announced Tuesday. Under the proposal from NOAA Fishe...

Why We Must Raise Children Who Care About the Welfare of Animals

Lori Day | Posted 07.02.2016 | Parents
Lori Day

I think that what destroys me when I look at this image is the depth of despair of the bear who cannot understand his circumstances and will never escape them, and remembering that I saw bears just like this one during my childhood.

Celebrated Baby Beluga Dies Less Than A Month After Birth

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green

Some sad news from the Georgia Aquarium, which announced that its newborn beluga calf died on Friday, less than a month after it was born on Mother's ...

WATCH: Mama Whale Gives Birth, Immediately Smothers Baby Beluga With Cuddles

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green

Anyone having a rough day needs to take a long, hard look at this precious, smiling beluga whale newborn: Story continues below… In the vide...

In Atlanta, Freelon's New National Center for Civil and Human Rights

J. Michael Welton | Posted 08.19.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Architect Phil Freelon, whose Freelon Group recently merged with Perkins+Will, will be heading to Atlanta on June 23 for opening ceremonies centered around the design of his newest civic space: It's the strikingly symbolic National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR).

Carly Ledbetter

Why Atlanta Is The Big American City You've Been Missing Out On

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 04.07.2014 | Travel

When you think about Atlanta, the first thing that probably comes to mind is a flashback to those Bravo commercials you've seen with The Real Housewiv...

Why Can't The Georgia Aquarium Import Belugas?

Posted 08.11.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: The Obama administration threw cold water on the world's largest aquarium this week, rejecting its p...

WATCH: Otters Playing Football

Posted 01.19.2013 | Sports

The Atlanta Otters may not be a team name that the Falcons franchise ever turns to but that doesn't meant the otters of Atlanta aren't behind the team...

WATCH: LIVE Shark Camera

Posted 07.06.2012 | Green

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Shark Week, the Discovery Channel has teamed up with the Georgia Aquarium to provide a 360-degree live video feed...

WATCH: Who Has America's Best Aquarium?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

In Monterey's world-famous aquarium, the star attractions are jellyfish. In Atlanta's aquarium, it's the Whale Sharks.

Party Out of Bounds

Dan Mathews | Posted 12.11.2011 | Green
Dan Mathews

"I've never seen so many excited gays before," observed a sweaty reveler on the pulsing dance floor at the Atlanta Pride party at the Georgia Aquarium. His tattooed friend looked around and deadpanned, "Or so many terrified fish."

Southern Comfort: Our Guide To Family Vacations In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Sidney Logan Echevarria | Posted 10.12.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Georgia can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we've...

Tybee Island And More: Our Guide To Atlanta Family Vacations

The Huffington Post | Andrea Hermitt | Posted 07.10.2014 | Travel

Family vacations in Atlanta can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pretrip homework. To make planning easier, we've d...