Monthly Archives: March 2013

By Chris Loynd, marketing director of The Maritime Aquarium When marine scientist Dr. Sylvia Earle, National Geographic’s first explorer in residence, visited The Maritime Aquarium recently, she offered a very interesting challenge to the audience. “I ask you to go … Continue reading

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We want to mention two items today. One is exciting. One is sad. The first is to let you know that an expedition is getting under way this week that you’re invited to join remotely.  Back on Nov. 29, The … Continue reading

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We can’t let the day go by without noting that today (March 22) is the 21st annual World Water Day, declared by the United Nations as a day to focus attention on the importance of fresh water and the need … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium It’s just after 8 a.m., two hours before The Maritime Aquarium will open its doors to visitors and several school groups on field trips. But much is happening. Members of the animal-husbandry … Continue reading

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posted by a Maritime Aquarium student blogger Over the next two years, Connecticut is prepared to spend almost $1 Billion on cleaning up Long Island Sound from city sewer overflows.  According to the director of legislative and legal affairs for … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium When the person who tells you that we need to love and appreciate the natural world is also the person who – a few minutes later – lets a ring-tailed lemur crawl … Continue reading

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Some good news for sharks yesterday, as delegates to a global wildlife summit approved protections for five species of sharks and two species of rays. You may have helped spur their action. And you can still help. First, here’s what … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium You would be very concerned – right? – if we were to announce that more than 100 types of alien life forms had invaded our state, with the end result possibly being … Continue reading

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By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Some good news from down on Coney Island was announced this week, when the Wildlife Conservation Society put out the word that the New York Aquarium will partially reopen this spring. Like … Continue reading

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