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  • Would dolphins really be better off in the wild? [Letter]

    Would dolphins really be better off in the wild? [Letter]
    If dolphins would be better off in the wild, why would anyone presume dogs and cats would be any different ("Group urges National Aquarium to free dolphins," May 24)? Wild animals have shorter lives than do "captive" ones. Dolphins, lions, tigers and...
  • Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer

    Melvin Ray Harris, zoo and aquarium volunteer
    Melvin Ray Harris, a longtime employee of the United States Information Agency whose love of the outdoors led to stints with the National Park Service and as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and the National Aquarium, died May 24 at the...
  • After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday

    After another dash of snow, record-breaking cold possible Tuesday
    Monday's snowfall introduced a spell of more dangerous cold that could continue to disrupt work, school and travel in the region for several days. Temperatures early Tuesday morning were forecast to threaten a record dating to 1873, with lows in the...
  • Harbor Point construction could begin by end of the month

    Harbor Point construction could begin by end of the month
    Environmental regulators said Wednesday that construction on the Harbor Point project in Baltimore could begin by the end of the month, after they approved a plan to measure air quality at the former factory site laced with toxic chemicals. Harbor Point...
  • Planting time in Baltimore harbor

    Planting time in Baltimore harbor
    Baltimore's harbor may be too funky for swimming or fishing, but maybe a little gardening can help. Students from two city schools and some adult volunteers gathered at the National Aquarium Tuesday to "plant" some oysters in the Inner Harbor - not...
  • 'Last hurrah' of jellyfish flood the Inner Harbor

    'Last hurrah' of jellyfish flood the Inner Harbor
    If you hurry, you can still catch a free wildlife show at the Inner Harbor. The Northwest Branch of the Patapsco River is alive with big, milky jellyfish swimming lazily about. I'd been hearing from folks about the jellies for the past week or so,...
  • Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore

    Small 'Women in Black' group got big change in Baltimore
    Most days, only a few women joined Betsy Cunningham's "Women in Black" anti-war protests. Sometimes she was all alone. Through heat, rain and snow, she and her black-clad companions stood silently on the corner of Pratt and Light streets near Baltimore's...
  • Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work

    Environment agencies delay Harbor Point work
    Plans to build offices and condominiums at Harbor Point hit a new snag Friday as federal and state regulators rejected the developer's plans for protecting the public from toxic contamination in the ground during construction at the former factory site....
  • Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green

    Dunloggin Middle students have O'Malley seeing the green
    On Halloween morning, Dunloggin Middle School in Ellicott City received a treat for all the environmental improvements that students and faculty have accomplished in recent years. Gov. Martin O'Malley visited the school in recognition of its...
  • Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners

    Maryland Family Readers' Choice Awards | The winners
    The votes are in! Here are the winners of the Maryland Family Readers’ Choice Awards 2013: Best story time Irvine Nature Center (Owings Mills) explorenature.org Honorable Mention: Howard County Library Miller Branch (Ellicott City)...
  • Toby the rare blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore

    Toby the rare blue lobster arrives at the National Aquarium in Baltimore
    Toby is one lucky lobster.   He was born with a blue-hued shell, a 1-in-2 million variation that arises as the result of an excess of a certain protein, according to the University of Maine Lobster Institute. The crew of the Pot Luck fishing boat...
  • Like/Dislike with Morgan Denney, aquarist

    Like/Dislike with Morgan Denney, aquarist
    Most people would cower at just the thought of entering shark-infested waters. That is not the case with 25-year-old Morgan Denney. The West Virginia native, who now lives in Canton, works as an aquarist in the Blacktip Reef and Atlantic Coral Reef...