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Protecting Our Air Is Protecting Our Oceans

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 06.20.2014 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

Whether it be for actions taken by the EPA or the State Department, congratulations to the Obama Administration are due for leadership on both carbon emissions and marine conservation. Let these efforts be the first of many.

NYC Aquarium Rebounds After Sandy

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The New York Aquarium has cherished its big-city setting by the sea for half a century. But the ocean that is the aquarium's lifebloo...

New York Aquarium May Need To Evacuate 12,000 Animals

Posted 11.02.2012 | New York

The New York Aquarium in Coney Island faces the threat of having to evacuate nearly 12,000 water-dependent animals if power is not restored soon. ...

New York's Beloved Walrus Survives Aquarium Flooding

Sarah Medina | Posted 11.02.2012 | Good News

In one of the most cheerful stories we've heard in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, recently rescued baby walrus, Mitik, was able to weather the stor...

Mitik's Fight to Survive

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

A Pacific walrus calf, orphaned and rescued in Arctic waters, arrived at the Wildlife Conservation Society's New York Aquarium last week determined to live and beat his odds.

Orphaned Walrus On The Mend In Brooklyn

DNAinfo.com | Posted 12.21.2012 | New York

CONEY ISLAND -- An orphaned walrus that was rescued off the Alaskan coast in July and was facing death months ago is growing hearty and healthy under ...

PHOTOS: Adorable 234-Pound Walrus Coming To NYC!

Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

A 234-pound baby walrus is coming to town! According to the Associated Press, an orphaned 15-week-old walrus named Mitik, who was rescued from the ...

PHOTO: Bloomberg Gets Kissy Face With...

Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

For the second time in less than a year, Mayor Bloomberg was caught smooching with someone other than longtime girlfriend Diane Taylor. And like th...

Orphaned Baby Sea Otter Living In New York Aquarium (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The New York Aquarium is now home to a cute, cuddly orphan sea otter. Five-month-old Tazo is under the careful supervision of animal keeper Nicole Pi...

Walrus, Born In Captivity, Dies At NY Aquarium

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A young walrus that was among only a handful ever born in captivity has died at a New York City aquarium. Officials at the New York ...