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Did you know? It takes over 1,000 gallons of water to produce a single gallon of wine.

Today’s #48DaysofBlue challenge is to skip the booze today >> http://ow.ly/4mRx6A
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Americans use more than 16 billion single-use coffee cups every year.

Think twice before grabbing that paper cup with today's #48DaysofBlue challenge >> http://ow.ly/4mRwv
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+Holly Mcguire can you add me up on hangout please?
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This weekend, make your own compost bin for #48DaysofBlue!

Learn how to create your own here >> http://ow.ly/4mRwgc
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Flower hat jellies are now on display! This is the first time the Aquarium has exhibited these fluorescent jellies.

Read more about their special display here >> ow.ly/voOj300EfG1
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Purple sea stars are now experiencing population growth after facing years of sea star wasting disease.

Check out this exciting news from the coast of Oregon >> http://ow.ly/WYbF300BRTa
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The number of farmers markets in the U.S. has doubled in the last five years!

Today’s #48DaysofBlue challenge is to find your local market >> http://ow.ly/4mRt9o
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Our Animal of the Week is the sea star! Sea stars are mostly carnivorous and prey on mollusks—such as clams, mussels, and oysters—which they pry open with their suction-cupped feet.

See more spectacular sea stars >> http://ow.ly/IjL8300Jgdd
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Help us caption this moment captured in Atlantic Coral Reef by Flickr user lumicrypt!

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FAN PHOTO SPOTLIGHT: Moon jellies captured in their gelatinous glory by Instagram user shannongetslost.
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“The earth is what we all have in common.” » Wendell Berry

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Packaging accounts for approximately one-quarter of the materials that reach our landfills each year.

Ditch the disposables for today's #48DaysofBlue challenge >> http://ow.ly/4mRw4F
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Did you know? Idling for more than 10 seconds uses more fuel than restarting your engine!

Eliminate the practice of unnecessary idling with today's #48DaysofBlue challenge >> http://ow.ly/4mRsQD
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Idling keeps the A/C going. It is important in Florida!
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Our mission: to inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures!
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National Aquarium is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures. The National Aquarium protects and preserves this blue planet and all of its animal and habitats through its engaging living collections in our ground-breaking Baltimore attraction; our science-based education programs and our hands-on experiences in the field from the Chesapeake Bay to Costa Rica; and partnerships and alliances with like-minded organizations around the world.