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National Aquarium

This Veterinarian Does Surgery On Fish, And You Can Watch Him In Action

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 04.03.2014 | Green

It takes a lot of staff to perform surgery on a fish. You need someone to continually run syringes of water over the left gill, another person to take...

'Crabby' Giant Octopus Finds New Home In Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun | Arthur Hirsch | Posted 12.08.2013 | DC

The new giant Pacific octopus at the National Aquarium in Baltimore had a rough Monday morning commute. Before he even got on the road, he turned fro...

Nation's Capital Loses National Aquarium

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An aquarium that opened its doors to visitors in 1885 is closing its doors in the nation's capital. The National Aquarium is closing it...

LOOK: The Magic Of The South Pacific, But Much Closer To Home

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 07.12.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As Americans head into summer vacation, many can only dream of taking a trip to the South Pacific. Starting this summer, you'll only hav...

Bad News For Fish Fans

AP | Posted 05.10.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The National Aquarium says it will close its Washington branch in the fall. Officials announced Thursday that renovations at the Depart...

Shark Weekend At National Aquarium

Posted 07.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Shark lovers: your weekend is going to be great. The National Aquarium in Federal Triangle is hosting its annual Shark Weekend on Sat...

Paul Brady

PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes At Baltimore's National Aquarium | 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...

Weekend To-Do: Reptile Day, A Klingon Casting Call and Frida Kahlo Photos

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 02.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ready for a wacky weekend? We can't make up these events: Dupont Circle plays host to an open call for Klingon casting and an artist hol...

Obama's Big Blue Commitment

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

We're more worried about the economy than about long-term ocean health, and we don't see the connection between the two.

A Day of Thanks for Our Oceans

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

Americans now believe their individual actions can make a difference for the environment and the health of the ocean. They're ready to act - but they're not sure what to do.