Audubon Aquarium http://wwno.org en Infographic: Audubon Hatches Penguins In Record-Breaking Numbers http://wwno.org/post/infographic-audubon-hatches-penguins-record-breaking-numbers <p></p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:25:02 +0000 Jason Saul 48441 at http://wwno.org Inside The Arts With Rashaad Newsome At NOMA; NOBA Dance Center; Geaux Fish; Maafa http://wwno.org/post/inside-arts-rashaad-newsome-noma-noba-dance-center-geaux-fish-maafa <div style="MARGIN-TOP: 0px; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 0px"><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">This week on </span><i style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Inside the Arts</i><span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">, we'll explore a bejeweled exhibit of modern art in&nbsp;</span>NOMA's<span style="line-height: 1.5; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> Great Hall, and a public-private partnership raises the&nbsp;barre with new opportunities for dance in the Crescent City.</span></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 18:30:00 +0000 Diane Mack 38657 at http://wwno.org Three Baby Penguins Hatch At Audubon Aquarium http://wwno.org/post/three-baby-penguins-hatch-audubon-aquarium <p>Three endangered African Blackfooted penguin chicks are now on display at the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas penguin exhibit, the Aquarium announced today.</p><p>The chicks, born in March, are growing quickly, the Aquarium says, and are products of the <a href="http://www.auduboninstitute.org/visit/aquarium/exhibits-and-attractions/penguins-exhibit" target="_blank">Audubon Penguin Breeding Program</a>.</p> Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:40:15 +0000 Jason Saul 36853 at http://wwno.org Submarine Visit Canceled http://wwno.org/post/submarine-visit-canceled <p>Organizers have canceled Wednesday's display in New Orleans of the submarine that director James Cameron took to the deepest part of the ocean.</p><p>The Deepsea Challenger was set for public viewing outside the Audubon Aquarium, b<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ut a spokesman for the group transporting the submersible says traffic and space limitations made the one-day visit impossible.</span></p><p>The vehicle was driven by Cameron last year to the bottom of the Mariana trench in the western Pacific.</p><p>It’s on its way to the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.</p><p></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 20:28:45 +0000 Eileen Fleming 36784 at http://wwno.org James Cameron's Solo Submarine Heads To New Orleans http://wwno.org/post/james-camerons-solo-submarine-heads-new-orleans <p>The mini-submarine that director James Cameron used to explore the bottom of the sea will be on display Wednesday in New Orleans.</p><p>The Deepsea Challenger will be on the plaza outside the Audubon Aquarium from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Scientists will be at the display to explain the submersible’s technology.</span></p><p>Cameron operated the sub by himself.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">He went more than 35,700 feet under the surface of the western Pacific in March last year — and was able to stay there for three hours.</span></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Eileen Fleming 36726 at http://wwno.org