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WATCH: Beluga Whales Can't Get Enough Bagpipe Music

Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

If you're the type of person that cringes and runs for the hills at the sound of bagpipes, you're not alone. But this video is bound to sway your ...

The Invisible Fabric of Nature

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 04.01.2014 | Green
Stephen M. Coan

We need to study the impact of overfishing because fish are just one of many species in the ecosystem of the ocean. By destroying this ecosystem through a lack of understanding about how species are interconnected, we face the grim possibility that some of the sea's inhabitants will become extinct.

Department of Justice Helps At-Risk Youth With After-School and Mentoring Programs

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 12.21.2013 | Science
Stephen M. Coan

We are pleased that the Department of Justice has recognized JASON Learning's important role in developing and overseeing after school programs. We will track these programs and use our research to help more at-risk students around the country.

Aquariums and Marine Animal Rescue

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green
Stephen M. Coan

When a marine animal is stranded on a beach or struggling in the ocean, the first reaction most people have is to call their police or fire station. Often these municipalities then call the local aquarium.

Let Titanic and Its Victims Rest in Peace

Stephen M. Coan | Posted 07.17.2013 | Science
Stephen M. Coan

The Titanic remains the most haunting maritime disaster in history. But its fate, and those of the 1,500 lost souls on board, should be a call to action for all of us. Maritime history should be preserved and protected, not plundered.

Male Beluga Whale Flown From Chicago To Connecticut For Mating

AP | Posted 12.25.2011 | Chicago

MYSTIC, Conn. — A male beluga whale has been flown halfway across the country in the hopes it'll mate with one of two female belugas at a Connec...

Boys Meet a Beluga in Mystic

Eileen Ogintz | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel
Eileen Ogintz

I'm gently squishing the top of a 1,400 pound Beluga whale's head.

WATCH: Beluga Whale Loves Mariachi

Posted 10.03.2011 | Comedy

Connecticut-area mariachi band "Mariachi Connecticut" were recently playing a wedding at the Mystic Aquarium when they walked by the facility's Beluga...