Emily Greenhalgh, Author at New England Aquarium

Articles by Emily Greenhalgh

Beyond the Aquarium - February 20, 2020
Leave the Seals Alone

It is completely normal for seals to haul themselves out on the shore. Seals that are seen on the shore in New England are not necessarily stranded or in need of help. Please leave them alone! ...

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Anderson Cabot Center Research - October 30, 2019
A Day in the Field: Sun, Science, and Shark Mating

What's it like to be a field researcher? Find out what a day in the field is like for our Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life researchers studying nurse sharks in the Florida Keys. ...

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Aquarium Animals - October 8, 2019
World Octopus Day 2019!

October 8 is International Octopus Day—so we thought we'd celebrate with some technical tentacle facts about our favorite cephalopod species. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - October 3, 2019
MCAF: Building an Ocean of Hope

How do you make a big impact with only small grants? That's the specialty of the Aquarium’s Marine Conservation Action Fund (MCAF) Program. With just over $1 million, MCAF has supported more than...

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At the Aquarium - October 2, 2019
360 Video: Flooded Amazon Exhibit

Submerge yourself in the New England Aquarium's flooded Amazon Exhibit with this awesome 360° video. ...

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At the Aquarium - September 27, 2019
Beyond the Aquarium - September 13, 2019
A Monumental Anniversary

September 15 is the third anniversary of the marine monument in our backyard—the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. ...

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At the Aquarium - August 29, 2019
360 Video: Indo-Pacific Coral Reef

Experience the reef from a fish's point of view! Immerse yourself in our newest exhibit—the Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Community—with a stunning new 360° video. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - August 13, 2019
Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Species

Now is the time for strong, vigorous regulations to protect our most at-risk species. not weaker ones. The New England Aquarium strongly opposes the weakening of the Endangered Species Act. ...

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At the Aquarium - July 31, 2019
Shark Scavenger Hunt

Every week is Shark Week at the New England Aquarium. Follow the rhymes and see if you can spot every shark we have to offer! ...

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Giant Ocean Tank - July 18, 2019
Beyond the Aquarium - June 21, 2019
Go Plastic Free in July

Choose to refuse! Say ‘no’ to plastics to keep our ocean healthy! Sign up today to join our Plastic Free July effort. ...

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Beyond the Aquarium - June 7, 2019
Some Reminders this World Oceans Day

It's June 8, which means it's World Oceans Day, and we wanted to remind you about a few things... ...

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Giant Ocean Tank - May 23, 2019
Sea Turtle Spotlight

The New England Aquarium is home to three well known sea turtles—Myrtle, Carolina, and Retread—but they're just the tip of the sea turtle iceberg. ...

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Exhibit Galleries - May 23, 2019
Making a Reef

Do you ever wonder what goes into creating a large exhibit at the New England Aquarium? Check out this behind-the-scenes time-lapse video to see how our Aquarium artists made the amazing coral...

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Aquarium Animals - May 16, 2019
Protecting Endangered Species

The New England Aquarium and our Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life are dedicated to keeping the ocean healthy and helping endangered species not just survive, but thrive. ...

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At the Aquarium - May 15, 2019
Guest Diver Spotlight: Anna Oposa

Marine Conservation Action Fund Fellow Anna Oposa, Founder and "Chief Mermaid" of Save Philippine Seas, became the first MCAF Fellow to dive in the Aquarium's Giant Ocean Tank. ...

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From the President - May 10, 2019
Harborside Chat: MCAF Program

During monthly Harborside Chats, New England Aquarium President and CEO Vikki Spruill takes to Facebook Live for a casual conversation with a member of our staff. On May 9, 2019, Vikki spoke with...

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Aquarium Animals - May 10, 2019
A Tribute to Moms

This Mother's Day weekend we wanted to highlight some of the Aquarium's favorite aquatic moms. ...

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Aquarium Animals - April 25, 2019
World Penguin Day 2019!

There is no better way to celebrate World Penguin Day, recognized internationally as April 25, than with an up-close view of these ultra cute, flightless birds. ...

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Aquarium Animals - April 9, 2019
Unicorns Swim at the Aquarium!

Mythical creatures? We think not! Unicorns swim at the Aquarium every day. ...

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At the Aquarium - April 3, 2019
Dive Into the Indo-Pacific Coral Reef Exhibit

Opening just in time for school vacation, our new 9,000-gallon, floor-to-ceiling exhibit highlights one of the most happening neighborhoods in the ocean: an Indo-Pacific coral reef! ...

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At the Aquarium - February 11, 2019
Women and Girls in Science: Girl Power at the Aquarium

The New England Aquarium is an institution that knows girl power! We’re proud to highlight that power today, the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, a global initiative that aims to...

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At the Aquarium - January 22, 2019
Dangers of Offshore Oil and Gas

Offshore oil and gas development: bad for the environment, bad for New England. That was the message from the panel of experts at the January 10 Protect Our Coasts event at the New England Aquarium....

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Beyond the Aquarium - November 28, 2018
Taking Action on Climate Change

Climate change is real and happening now. Everyone and everything are affected by climate change. What matters now is what we’re doing about it. ...

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Aquarium Animals - September 22, 2017
Why the Sideways Face?

If you’ve ever looked closely at our Gulf of Maine exhibit, you may have noticed some funny-looking faces hiding in the sand. ...

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