• A Blue View: 10 Reasons to Love Manatees

    In case you weren’t already enamored with them, we’ve compiled a list of reasons to care about some of our planet’s most lovable mammals. Read More

    Published 4/21/2015

  • Q&A with Dr. Jesse Ausubel

    In advance of our lecture on April 28th, we chatted with environmental scientist Dr. Jesse Ausubel about the past century of oceanic changes and what sparked his interest in ocean exploration: Read More

    Published 4/21/2015

  • An Update On Our Biohut Restoration

    Last June, in partnership with Biohabitats, Inc. and ECOCEAN, the National Aquarium installed eight biohuts along the bulkheads in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. We’re excited to announce that after a successful trial run, we’re expanding the program! Read More

    Published 4/17/2015

  • Animal Update: Porcupinefish in Atlantic Coral Reef

    A porcupinefish has been added to our Atlantic Coral Reef exhibit!  Read More

    Published 4/17/2015

  • Ocean's Seven

    Against the odds, seven species of sea turtle have withstood the test of time and captured the hearts of humans, but they could soon be ancient history without our help. Read More

    Published 4/14/2015

  • A Blue View: The Technology Behind Baltimore's Water Wheel

    What does it take to collect over 150 tons of floating trash in less than a year? You might expect some kind of futuristic machine, but the truth is, the Inner Harbor’s Water Wheel has accomplished this feat through its combination of old and new technology. Read More

    Published 4/14/2015

  • Happy Birthday, Spirit!

    The National Aquarium is celebrating a very special birthday! Spirit, a female bottlenose dolphin born at the Aquarium on April 13, 2001 is 14 years old today! Read More

    Published 4/13/2015

  • Animal Rescue Update: Grey Seal Pup Admitted

    Our Animal Rescue team is currently caring for a grey seal pup named Lily. Lily originally stranded in Delaware and was transferred to our rehabilitation facility on April 5. Read More

    Published 4/10/2015

  • Masters of Disguise

    Under the water, things aren’t always as they seem. Read More

    Published 4/9/2015

  • A Blue View: Floating Forests

    Elegantly tangled at the ocean’s edge, mangroves provide a protective home for a variety of animals. These floating forests use bacteria to break down organic matter and energy from fallen leaves and branches, releasing important nutrients into the water. Read More

    Published 4/7/2015

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