New scarlet macaw in the upland tropical rainforest.

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Animal Update: Macaw-esome Pair in Upland Tropical Rain Forest

Next time you visit, keep your eyes peeled for the Aquarium’s two new residents—a blue and gold macaw and a scarlet macaw! READ MORE

Fort McHenry clean up.

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Baltimore Addresses Plastic Pollution

Our hometown of Baltimore is currently considering legislation to reduce plastic pollution by eliminating the distribution of single-use plastic bags. READ MORE

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    Mallows Bay: An Incidental Paradise

    The largest ghost fleet in the Western Hemisphere lies only 80 miles from the National Aquarium. Over the decades, this relic of America’s wartime resiliency has become a haven for coastal species—and now, it’s being recognized as a National Marine Sanctuary, serving as a model for future habitat restoration in the Chesapeake Bay watershed from the Inner Harbor to beyond. Read More

    Published 11/14/2019

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    Welcome to the Jelly Jungle

    Deep inside the Institute of Marine and Environmental Technology (IMET) building, the National Aquarium runs a little-known lab. Here we carry out the propagation of jellies, many of which later end up on exhibit in Jellies Invasion. Read on for a peek into the process! Read More

    Published 11/4/2019

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