October is National Seafood Month, and one of the ways we are celebrating is with a cookoff! On October 13, Good Catch and sustainable cobia farm Open Blue will host the Cobia Cookoff in Charleston, South Carolina. Four food bloggers chosen as finalists in Open Blue’s recipe contest will be flown to Charleston to compete to win a four-day trip to Panama. The winner and a guest will enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip to visit Open Blue’s […]
The South Carolina Aquarium has welcomed two red ruffed lemurs to their new home in Madagascar Journey! Josephine and Avior are getting acclimated to their new home, and we are excited for their debut this Friday, September 18. These furry friends’ journey from the Duke Lemur Center to Charleston went off without a hitch, and the lemurs are beginning to explore all the fun things to do in their new environment.
Red ruffed lemurs are […]
by Ashley Bradt, Education Interpreter and High School Intern Program Manager
Every summer, we have a group of interns that take over the Aquarium floor with vibrant energy and youthful smiles. I manage a group of ten high school students and it is my favorite time of the year! This generation of millennials are so important and vital to our future. We empower our student interns to develop values that will shape their future and impact […]
“Conservation used to be about protecting the animals’ habitat. Now … it’s about protecting our habitat.” – Albert George
Every day when he comes to work, Albert takes on challenges that, to some, may seem insurmountable. But for this charismatic individual, the conservation issues facing South Carolina’s future aren’t daunting. In fact, they’re exciting.
The South Carolina Aquarium’s Director of Conservation didn’t know from the start that he would find his calling in the natural sciences. […]