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Aquariums

Scuba Attack Shines Light On Controversial Aquarium-Fish Industry

AP | AUDREY McAVOY | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green

HONOLULU (AP) — A filmed underwater confrontation between an environmentalist who wants to shut down the aquarium-fish industry in Hawaii and a coll...

Empty the Tanks; One Woman's Dream Resonates Worldwide

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 07.09.2014 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

If you take Gandhi's statement, "You must be the change you wish to see in the world," and blend it with Mother Theresa's "If you want to change the world, pick up a broom." you will have Rachel Carbary's formula for creating a successful grassroots effort for change.

Conservation From the Last of the Wild to the Least of the Wild

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.22.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Even in our highly unnatural cities, the very human desire to connect with nature has also given rise to countless parks and gardens. When we think of green space in New York City, where I live and work, our mind goes first to Central Park and the New York Botanical Gardens.

Sustainable Tourism Education: What Is the Responsibility of Attractions?

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 05.15.2014 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

It is an impressive attraction that houses over 100,000 animals, representing 500 species, in 10 million gallons of water. When the Georgia Aquarium opened in 2005, it was the largest Aquarium in the world.

'Real Housewives' Star Joins PETA To Free Captive Whales

Posted 08.27.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Michael d'Estries: PETA is continuing their renewed campaign against marine parks with a new ad starring "Real Housewi...

PHOTOS: 7 Amazing US Aquariums

MiniTime | Posted 03.21.2013 | Travel
MiniTime

Aquariums are much more than just over-sized fish tanks, offering a wonderful opportunity for us to discover an underwater world and view aquatic creatures up close.

10 Crazy Aquarium Designs

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 11.27.2012 | HuffPost Home

They can relax you.

Ocean Leaders to Obama & Romney: Support the Red, White but Also the Blue

David Helvarg | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green
David Helvarg

In a letter delivered to their campaigns on Aug. 14, sixty leaders in exploration, conservation, science and business -- including members of the Cous...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes At Baltimore's National Aquarium

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Brady | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

There's nothing hidden about the National Aquarium, a waterfront gem in downtown Baltimore that draws more than a million visitors a year and was rece...

Feng Swayed

Gordy Grundy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Gordy Grundy

Feng Shui? I like a red front door and all, but I seriously doubt my landlord would reset the concrete foundation to gain a more harmonious exposure.

Japan: Stop Killing Our Evolutionary Elders and Help Save Our Oceans

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

Instead of changing their environment to fit themselves, dolphins have adapted to a changing ocean. That's what wise elders teach their young: Cultures change. Oceans change. We must change, as well.

Maui County Council Says No! to the New York Times

Robert Wintner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Wintner

On Tuesday, Senator Josh Green unveiled plans to introduce a bill in January that will ban aquarium extraction statewide. The permits now will hold aquarium trade collectors accountable for mortality, humane treatment and tax clearance.

Maui County Council Ordinance Curbs Reef Extraction for Aquarium Trade

Robert Wintner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Wintner

With no limits on the catch, no limits on the number of catchers and no constraints on rare, endemic or vanishing species, aquarium extraction has left many Hawaii reefs empty.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Flipper Agonists: Louie Psihoyos on The Cove

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In Taiji, Japan, dolphins are herded into an isolated cove. The best get sold to sea parks and aquariums, the rest are killed for their meat. The Cove exposes the atrocity to the world.

The Untold Story of Climate Change: No Time to Lose for Our Oceans

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

The most visible impacts of climate change on the oceans -- rising sea levels and an increase in storm severity -- can be easily seen. Others are less apparent.