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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Mystic, Conn. (October 25, 2016): Recently Mystic Aquarium received a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Sea World & Busch Gardens Conservation Fund and Rising Tide Conservation in support of their ongoing Research and Development of marine ornamental aquaculture with the Marine Science Magnet High School (MSMHS) in Groton, CT. The program is also supported by Connecticut Sea Grant. “This is another example of how Mystic Aquarium and... MORE »

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

By Dr. Peter J. Auster On the heels of his expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii last month, last week President Obama cemented his legacy as one of our greatest conservation leaders by announcing the designation of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument in the US waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Located 150 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, the monument covers an area of 4,913 square... MORE »

Friday, September 16, 2016

On behalf of future marine conservationists, I thank President Obama for his work in protecting our oceans now and for generations to come by designating the Northeast Canyons and Seamount Marine National Monument. This monument is particularly special as it is the first marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean; the same waters that I have been lucky enough to grow up on and explore to investigate the crabs, birds, snails and fish that all call it... MORE »

Saturday, August 6, 2016

SHEDD AQUARIUM MOURNS LOSS OF BELOVED BELUGA WHALE For more than two decades, Shedd Aquarium has had the privilege of caring for belugas - beautiful, white whales with a mouth shaped like a smile and a vocal range that earns the nickname “the canaries of the sea.” We’ve learned extraordinary information about them, have loved and cared for them, and have educated tens of millions of people about belugas by providing the unique... MORE »