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.
As a variety of public and private organizations strive to improve the water quality of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, we are seeing a resurgence of native species not only below the water’s surface, but soaring high above as well, like the graceful night heron.
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.
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.