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National Aquarium Considers Scrapping Dolphin Exhibit, Citing Concerns About Animals' Well-Being

The Baltimore Sun | YVONNE WENGER | Posted 07.14.2014 | Green

The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at ...

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

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...

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.