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Upcoming event: Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Shedd Aquarium
Thursday, January 30 from 3:30pn to 5:00pm Join the Chicago Science Writers for an exclusive look at some of the scientific areas of the city’s famed aquatic exhibit hall. We’ll learn about Shedd’s shark research, coral research, freshwater mussel research, iguana gut microbiome research, and western pond turtle research/restoration work. Afterward, we’ll head to a nearby… Read More ›
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Sustainable freshwater fishkeeping: Insights from aquarist Rachel O’Leary
By Richard Pallardy “There are nearly 33,000 species of fish in the world. Almost half of that number live in freshwater—an astounding level of diversity given that only around .01% of the liquid water on the Earth’s surface is fresh. Since the mid-19th century, the popularity of keeping them—and their saltwater cousins—in home aquariums has grown… Read More ›