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The re-energized focus on Long Island Sound's story is obvious in the colorfully redesigned main hall, which has been renamed Newman's Own Hall in celebration of a $1.2 million grant from Newman's Own Foundation."
– The Norwalk Citizen
Family heirlooms come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s something valuable, like an antique piece of jewelry. Other times it’s sentimental, like an infant’s christening outfit. And sometimes it’s a narwhal tusk.
In December, Jennifer Herring, president and CEO of The Maritime Aquarium, announced she will retire in 2014. She has served in that position for 10 of the Aquarium’s 25-year history and, in that time, has come a wealth of unique … Continue reading
Our seals recognize their trainers and each other, but can they recognize themselves? That’s what Maritime Aquarium intern Alexis Hudson, a senior Marine Biology major at the University of New Haven, wants to find out.
Give your kids something fun and exciting to talk about when they go back to school after February break! There are still spots available in our February vacation camps for kids ages 6 – 12 and we’ve extended the registration … Continue reading
To an adoring Maritime Aquarium audience Thursday night, Fabien Cousteau acknowledged that he had a “very different upbringing.” His adult experiences are pretty different, too. Cousteau’s grandfather was the famous filmmaker/ocean explorer who invented SCUBA and engaged the world with … Continue reading
The reptile bug bit Jeff Corwin – kind of literally – when he was 6 years old when he dug through a woodpile on his grandparents’ property and a garter snake latched onto his arm. Recalling the incident to an … Continue reading
By Dave Sigworth, publicist of The Maritime Aquarium Carl Safina feels almost religious about nature and the environment and planet Earth. Not religious as in worship or organized religion, he would say, but more a feeling of such passion and … Continue reading
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
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
Commonly found in thermometers and fluorescent lights, the mesmerizing liquid metal mercury can cause such dangerous ailments as headaches, loss of concentration and coordination, and impaired hearing, vision and speech. Recent studies have tied mercury in expectant mothers to attention … Continue reading