A Blue View: Floating Forests

Elegantly tangled at the ocean’s edge, mangroves provide a protective home for a variety of animals. These floating forests use bacteria to break down organic matter and energy from fallen leaves and branches, releasing important nutrients into the water.

Published April 07, 2015

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Turtle release Rescue to Release, Part 4: Release

For every rescue sea turtle that’s undergoing rehabilitation at the National Aquarium, there’s always the same end goal: release.

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Albert Einstein the grey seal Animal Rescue Update: Third Grey Seal Admitted

National Aquarium Animal Rescue is now caring for a third rescued grey seal that stranded in Dewey Beach, Delaware.

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