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  • Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate

    Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate
    If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades.
  • Animal training expert Ken Ramirez leaves Shedd Aquarium

    Animal training expert Ken Ramirez leaves Shedd Aquarium
    Ken Ramirez, executive vice president of animal care and training and frequent public face for Shedd Aquarium, has taken a new job with a firm that focuses on positive reinforcement animal training. Starting Wednesday, he became executive vice president...

    Primitive fish found for first time in Chicago waterway

    Primitive fish found for first time in Chicago waterway
    State fish biologists were looking for Asian carp. What they found, last week in the North Shore Channel in Lincolnwood, was something much better: a spotted gar, an ancient fish that has never before been seen in Chicago waterways, according to...

    Drinking water protection among Great Lakes panel issues

    Drinking water protection among Great Lakes panel issues
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel will host a group of Great Lakes mayors and other officials today to talk about ways to protect water resources in light of a recent algae bloom in Lake Erie that wreaked havoc with the drinking water in Toledo, Ohio. The summit at...

    Chicago mayor outlines obstacles facing Great Lakes, despite intensive funding

    CHICAGO When Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel first ran for Congress in 2002, he vowed that protecting the Great Lakes would be high on his agenda. The primary concerns at the time were environmental damages wrought by invasive species such as zebra mussels, as...