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The purple-spined sea urchin, Arbacia punctulata, can be found in shallow water from Massachusetts to Cuba. It is related to sea stars, sand...
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This island on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is best known for the wild ponies that...
1. Not all jellyfish emerge in the summertime.
The lion’s mane jelly is called the “winter jellyfish” for a reason. You...
With an armored body and spiked tail, you might mistake the muddy-colored horseshoe crab for a prehistoric creature crawling from the ocean&...
The goal behind this simple exercise goes beyond trying to get us to understand the value of water, it really is to inspire us to protect th...
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The brilliantly colored creatures owe it all to their food. Epitomizing the expression “You are what you eat,&r...
Why is it so important to eat sustainably?
Food security, plain and simple. We are a world growing in population by leaps and bounds. Think...
by Tj Tate, Director of Sustainable Seafood for the National Aquarium
Seafood should become an increased staple in the American diet, accord...
Our friend National Geographic photographer Jeff Mauritzen has generously offered to take our Instagram community onboard with him this wee...
The realization that a shark weighing at least 50 tons and measuring an impressive 60 feet in length did in fact exist may cause an expletiv...