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In Colombia, turning coca farmers into breeders of ornamental fish

August 14, 2013 – 2:47 pm |
Amazon's International Trade President Alvaro Marles and Vice President Carlos Ramirez are shown near the company fish farm in Florencia, Colombia. The company expects to ship 20,000 arowana fish to Asia this year. (Chris Kraul / For The Times / August 11, 2013)

FLORENCIA, Colombia — The expansion of China’s middle class isn’t some abstract notion in this sweltering corner of Colombia’s Amazon River basin.
It’s driving a private-public partnership trying to steer the …

New Initiatives to Clean Up The Global Aquarium Trade

July 4, 2013 – 3:29 pm |
Marine Tank Hauses des Meeres Vienna

An estimated 30 million fish and other creatures are caught annually to supply the home aquarium market, taking a toll on some reef ecosystems. Now conservationists are working to improve …

Video: Boston’s Aquarium giant tank is a renovated marvel

June 30, 2013 – 10:39 am |

Old fish, new fish take in their swank harborside home
The divers carefully lowered themselves into the tank and swam slowly for a few minutes, giving the sharks time to relax …

High & Dry: 8 Amazing Abandoned Aquariums with Video

May 18, 2013 – 3:24 pm | One Comment | 
8 abandoned aquariums

Recreating the sea on land is no easy task, especially when a stable and viable marine ecosystem is the crux of the plan. When things go wrong, however, the life …

National Aquarium in Washington DC Closing In September

May 11, 2013 – 11:59 am |
The National Aquarium Washington DC

The National Aquarium closing has been announced for September 30 in Washington, D. C. The US Commerce Department headquarters, which houses the aquarium, is in the process of renovations, which …

The Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan

April 20, 2013 – 10:56 am |
The Vancouver Aquarium AquaVan

Connecting Students With Marine Life
AquaVan programs are designed to inspire the stewardship of all aquatic habitats and encourage the discovery of connections between animals, environments and ourselves. All AquaVan programs …

Clearwater and Tampa aquariums exploring partnership

April 14, 2013 – 4:40 pm |
The Florida Aquarium

CLEARWATER – There may be two big fish in the Tampa Bay area, but that doesn’t mean one of them has to eat the other.
 That seems to be the evolving …