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  • Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]

    Track seafood supply to eliminate fraud [Commentary]
    At the State Department's "Our Ocean" conference last week, President Barack Obama announced new plans to tackle seafood fraud and illegal fishing. Increased transparency and traceability of the seafood supply chain is a critical next step in sustaining...
  • For Maryland nonprofits, time is money

    For Maryland nonprofits, time is money
    Dozens of low-income middle schoolers at Baltimore's St. Ignatius Loyola Academy are getting a head start on money management, thanks to Legg Mason employees. Volunteers from the Baltimore-based money management firm regularly visit the Jesuit boys'...
  • National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts

    National Aquarium expanding sustainable-seafood efforts
    The National Aquarium will expand its sustainable seafood efforts with a new endowed program, it announced on Monday. The National Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Program will include enhanced education programs for consumers about sustainable seafood...
  • National Aquarium considers whether to keep dolphins on exhibit

    National Aquarium considers whether to keep dolphins on exhibit
    The National Aquarium announced Wednesday that it is considering no longer having dolphins on exhibit, putting the popular Inner Harbor attraction at the forefront of a debate over whether keeping the animals in captivity is cruel. The aquarium is...
  • Lifelong love of nature sparked Eco Adventures

    Lifelong love of nature sparked Eco Adventures
    The defining moment of Mei Len Sanchez-Barr’s life occurred on a moonlit beach in Costa Rica when she was about 8 years old. She and her sisters had been brought to the beach by their uncle, who was a sea turtle egg poacher. “It’s part...
  • Aquarium's newest exhibit: Millennial pandering [Letter]

    Aquarium's newest exhibit: Millennial pandering [Letter]
    The debate over the dolphins at the National Aquarium has taken on an unpleasant aroma ("Free the dolphins," May 20). I've been a National Aquarium member for 20 years and regret we are the only group not brought into the marine mammal brouhaha. It's...
  • Aquarium dolphins are for kids, not Millennials [Letter]

    Aquarium dolphins are for kids, not Millennials [Letter]
    John Racanelli, CEO of the National Aquarium, wants to create a modern-era aquarium that appeals to the Millennial generation ("What to do with dolphin area if dolphins depart," May 20). Millennials do not frequent the aquarium, they frequent the trendy...
  • Discount tickets at the Aquarium would help grow the city [Letter]

    Discount tickets at the Aquarium would help grow the city [Letter]
    Asked to comment on the National Aquarium's ongoing debate about the proper treatment of its dolphins, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake said that "its success is one of many elements Baltimore has that supports my goal of growing the city by 10,000...
  • Free the dolphins [Letter]

    Free the dolphins [Letter]
    Dolphins have evolved over millions of years to roam the oceans. These intelligent animals should not be confined to a concrete tank for our entertainment ("National Aquarium's dolphin question at center of animal welfare debate," May 18). Children as...
  • The dolphin problem [Editorial]

    The dolphin problem  [Editorial]
    At noon on Saturday, a group of activists is scheduled to gather outside the National Aquarium in Baltimore as part of a world-wide "Empty the Tanks" protest against what organizers decry as the exploitation of dolphins for public entertainment. The...
  • Aquarium's dolphins should be moved to ocean sanctuaries [Letter]

    Aquarium's dolphins should be moved to ocean sanctuaries [Letter]
    We applaud the National Aquarium in Baltimore for considering closing its dolphin exhibition and moving its eight dolphins to a seaside sanctuary to live out the rest of their lives ("National Aquarium asks for feedback on dolphins, future plans," May 17)...
  • Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation

    Vegetarian activists sue city officers, allege free speech violation
    Vegetarian activists have sued in federal court two Baltimore police officers who forced them to stop leafleting at the Inner Harbor — the latest legal front after years of disputes over the constitutional rights of protesters in the city. A former...