A Blue View, hosted by National Aquarium CEO John Racanelli. From the smallest plants and animals invisible to the human eye to entire ecosystems, every living thing depends on and is intricately linked by water.
All over our blue planet, wherever you find water, you’ll find algae. From tiny microorganisms to forests of kelp that grow a foot a day, algae are useful and fascinating—but often undervalued and misunderstood.
They might just look like piles of sand, but ocean sand dunes play a critical role in protecting our waterfront communities from the devastating effects of storm systems while providing important natural habitat for dozens of species. Let’s take a closer look!
With 2016 on the books as the hottest year on record after a string of increasingly warm years, let’s take a look at the simple things that each of us can do every day to make a positive difference in the fight against climate change.
Each winter the National Aquarium rehabilitates sea turtles that have been 'cold stunned.' Jennifer Dittmar, the Aquarium's Marine Animal Rescue Manager joins John to discuss why her team has been seeing more of these turtles over the past few years.