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

Lori Day | Posted 07.02.2015 | 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 | 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...