Quantcast
Last updated on April 19, 2014 at 18:42 EDT

Latest New England Aquarium Stories

2013-07-30 04:20:44

Gift represents 100 percent of Aquarium's estimated energy use BOSTON, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the largest retail electricity providers to commercial, industrial, and institutional customers in the country, announced that it will donate Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to the New England Aquarium. The gift will match 100 percent of the Aquarium's estimated annual electricity usage. (Logo:...

2013-06-06 08:21:58

Tracking of highly endangered species reveals highest population since tracking began in 1980 SAINT JOHN, NB, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Irving Oil is celebrating the 10(th) anniversary of the re-routing of the shipping lanes in the Bay of Fundy. This precedent-setting initiative, along with other conservation measures, is credited with helping the subsequent growth occurring within the right whale population. Over the past decade, the North Atlantic right whale population has grown...

New England Aquarium Rescues, Nurses and Releases 655-Pound Leatherback Sea Turtle
2012-09-24 08:51:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A 655-pound leatherback sea turtle, a member of the largest reptile species in the world, has been released back into the ocean off Cape Cod after marine scientists at Boston´s New England Aquarium nursed it back to health. The turtle, measuring a staggering 7 feet long, was treated for dehydration and shock, after it was found stranded near the tip of the cape in Truro last Wednesday just before dark. Scientists said the...

2012-08-15 10:21:17

BOSTON, NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Conservation International, The National Geographic Society, the New England Aquarium and the Pacific Life Foundation today unveiled the Ocean Health Index, the first comprehensive measure of ocean health for 171 coastal regions worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120815/NY58138LOGO ) The new index is a quantitative measure of ocean health that considers human beings as part of the ocean's ecosystem. It...

2012-06-06 06:22:28

Over a decade of science and industry working togethercontinues to help rare whale species recover SAINT JOHN, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - This year marks the 10(th) anniversary of the International Maritime Organization's adoption of re-routed shipping lanes in the Bay of Fundy, a precedent setting initiative achieved through the collaboration of industry, led by Irving Oil, scientists from the New England Aquarium, government, academics and environmental groups for the protection of...

2012-05-21 10:21:26

First study of its kind finds aquarium tropical fish imports to the U.S. often misreported BRISTOL, R.I., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the popularity of marine aquariums rises, so does the demand for wildlife inhabiting them. Most aquarium fish are harvested from their natural habitats - primarily coral reefs - and imported into the United States by the millions annually. After a detailed review of import records for marine tropical fish entering the United States...

2011-10-25 07:05:00

BOSTON, Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, one of the largest competitive retail electric providers in the United States, announced today that it will donate Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to match 100 percent of the New England Aquarium's estimated annual electricity usage. This is the fourth consecutive year that GDF SUEZ Energy Resources has donated RECs to the Aquarium. The Green-e© Certified RECs will displace the estimated annual...

2010-08-25 08:00:00

BOSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA, the retail energy business of GDF SUEZ Energy North America, renewed its support of the New England Aquarium by sponsoring the Future Leaders for a Blue Planet program and donating over 4,000 Renewable Energy Certificates - enough to supply more than half of the Aquarium's electricity usage from green energy sources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100210/DA52541LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-06-02 14:50:00

LANDOVER, Md., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Giant Food of Landover, Md., and the New England Aquarium are making a splash to raise awareness for ocean preservation in celebration of World Oceans Day. This year marks a decade-long partnership and collaboration between Giant and the aquarium to develop a sustainable seafood policy that provides shoppers with seafood options that are healthy and affordable with an emphasis on improving the environmental friendliness of the seafood they offer....

2010-06-02 12:00:00

QUINCY, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Stop & Shop and the New England Aquarium are making a splash around ocean preservation and World Oceans Day, June 8. This year marks a ten-year milestone for Stop & Shop and the New England Aquarium. The organizations have worked together for the last decade to develop a sustainable seafood policy that provides Stop & Shop customers with seafood options that are healthy and affordable with an emphasis on improving the environmental...