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2014-04-22 23:07:43

This Earth Day, the National Aquarium is urging the public to consider the other 71% of the planet: water. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Earth Day isn’t just about the surfaces on which we stand. This year, the National Aquarium is urging the public to consider the other 71% of the planet: water. During the 48 days between Earth Day (April 22) and World Oceans Day (June 8), the Aquarium will be encouraging the public to make conservation pledges as part of the...

2014-02-26 23:23:39

Since opening six months ago, the National Aquarium’s $12.5 million Blacktip Reef exhibit is not only boosting attendance at the popular Baltimore attraction, but also its reputation as a leading conservation-focused organization. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 Since opening six months ago, the National Aquarium’s $12.5 million Blacktip Reef exhibit is not only boosting attendance at the popular Baltimore attraction, but also its reputation as a leading...

2013-12-16 23:01:00

Baby registry is opportunity for public to buy gifts for the baby sloth through donations. Baltimore, Maryland (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 National Aquarium has announced today the birth of Scout, a Linne’s two-toed sloth born on November 17, 2013. The newest addition to the Upland Tropical Rain Forest and the second born to Ivy, one of the five sloths in the exhibit, Scout is the fourth sloth born at National Aquarium. To celebrate the birth of Scout, National Aquarium has set up a baby...

2013-11-14 23:02:15

National Aquarium Receives $160,000 Grant from Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has awarded a $161,375 grant to National Aquarium in support of its efforts to lead a group of scientists and fishery managers to better understand, explain and address the sources of uncertainty in fisheries management. Uncertainty in stock assessments, effectiveness of management measures and changing ocean conditions are factors...

2013-07-30 08:23:13

New 260,000-Gallon Coral Reef Ecosystem Features More Than 700 Animals from 65 Species of Marine Life, 3,000 Pieces of Coral and a 500+ Pound Sea Turtle BALTIMORE, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sleek, fast-moving blacktip reef sharks will today dive into their new home at the Blacktip Reef exhibit in Baltimore's Inner Harbor. Ten sharks will swarm into the exhibit throughout the day to join their brothers and sisters that began entering yesterday, completing the full pack of 20...

2013-05-22 23:14:39

Eric Schwaab to lead new national conservation initiatives and programs for nonprofit. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 National Aquarium, a leading cultural attraction and economic engine anchoring Baltimore´s Inner Harbor for more than 30 years, announces Eric Schwaab as its first-ever Senior Vice President and Chief Conservation Officer (CCO). With a realignment of priorities that emphasizes an updated conservation mission, Schwaab´s appointment represents the Aquarium´s...

2012-04-10 23:02:08

Ocean experts convene at the National Aquarium, Baltimore to define best practices for inspiring action to preserve our natural environment Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 Leaders from aquariums around the country will convene in Baltimore this week to discuss and explore best practices and programs for inspiring their audiences to be part of the global climate change conversation. The Communicating Climate Change and the Oceans: 2012 Summit, hosted by National Aquarium, will begin on...

2011-08-30 10:27:00

BALTIMORE, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the National Aquarium can make even more of their experience thanks to the opening of the Harbor Market Kitchen, a newly renovated dining experience offering fresh, local and delicious fare that is in perfect harmony with the Aquarium's green business practices and conservation education mission. Using sustainable and local products including seasonal produce, artisanal cheeses, grass-fed beef, humanely raised chicken,...

2009-09-16 09:06:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Bienvenido! The National Aquarium in Washington, D.C. celebrates its first annual Latino Heritage Day on Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In conjunction with Latino Heritage Month, The Aquarium's special day will highlight the culture, traditions, art and history of Latin American countries. Aquatic treasures from South American waters will serve as a backdrop to this special day at the Aquarium. Children will enjoy Spanish story time and Latino craft...

2009-05-19 08:00:00

Maryland Science Center and National Aquarium offer new exhibits and summer of fun family events BALTIMORE, May 19 /PRNewswire/ --- This summer, it's a perfect storm of prehistoric thrills as Dinosaurs and Jellies descend upon the Maryland Science Center and the National Aquarium and spur a WATERFRONT INVASION of activities, events, concerts, outdoor movies and other promotions around Baltimore's Inner Harbor. While the city prepares for this epic invasion, families and travelers are...