Which Animal Will Win Mayor of the Aquarium?

In the spirit of Election Day, our animals are running – and swimming, slithering, hopping and flying – for Aquarium Mayor! Each of the below candidates is putting their best fin forward to win your vote. Read about their aquatic aspirations and cast your vote for Aquarium Mayor!

Liberty the bald eagle is known to ruffle feathers. This right-winged bird of prey has laser-like focus with her eyes on the prize. The regal candidate embodies […]

Oak Steakhouse: A Good Catch Dinner

Tuesday, November 10, Platinum Partner restaurant Oak Steakhouse will host November’s Good Catch sustainable seafood dinner! Executive Chef Jeremiah Bacon and his team source locally and regionally from sustainable farmers and fishermen to present classic steakhouse fare in the impeccable setting of Charleston’s historic Broad Street. Join us at 6 p.m. for champagne and passed hors d’ouvres, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $75 per guest. Space is limited so be sure to reserve […]

Fall 2015: What’s Cooking

Is Climate Change Creating a Fragile Future for Seafood?

Climate change is a key component in the discussion surrounding the health of our oceans. Recently, the focus has turned toward the impending effects of ocean acidification, which will bring big changes to the waterways and seafood supply of the Lowcountry and our southeast region.

The ocean absorbs nearly one-fourth of the carbon dioxide (CO2) released into our atmosphere, much of which is the result of industrial […]

Meet Artist Laura Palermo of Paintings for a Purpose

Laura Palermo is the talented local artist behind our newest art exhibit, Paintings for a Purpose. Her beautiful nature-inspired work features marine animals, including sea turtles rehabilitated by our Sea Turtle Rescue Program. Get to know Laura and find out what inspires her to raise awareness about animal conservation through her artwork:

Why do you love to paint wildlife, especially sea turtles?
I am an animal lover! I’ve always loved animals ever since I was a […]

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