Finding Common Ground On Ocean Floor

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Editor: A couple of weeks ago, with an abundance of good faith, the National Aquarium submitted a proposal to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to consider establishing a national marine sanctuary in the Baltimore Canyon, 70 miles off Ocean City’s shores. A mile beneath the surface, the Canyon is home to ancient deep-sea… Read more »

Canyon Effort Could Hinge On New Administration

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The economic risk for hundreds of local families associated with a federal sanctuary designation for an offshore fishing canyon far outweighs in significance the potential environmental and conservation advantages of such a label. We know that, but convincing the federal government will be a battle. Earlier this fall, the National Aquarium launched an online petition… Read more »