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Ask Before You Order to Help End Illegal Shark Finning

Sharks are fascinating, yet often misunderstood. These captivating creatures have been portrayed in the media and pop culture as ferocious killers for years as a result of movies like “Jaws,” but the truth is that humans should be helping to protect them, not fear them. As top ocean predators, they play a vital role in our planet’s ecosystem and humans would be in serious trouble if sharks disappeared.

Over 100 million sharks are killed each […]

Norris

Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: South Litchfield, SC

Arrival Date: 08/01/2015

Age: juvenile

Weight: 33.8 kg (~75 pounds)
Case History
Paddle boarders out enjoying South Carolina’s beautiful waterways came across this extremely sick and lethargic loggerhead in South Litchfield near Norris Drive. Luckily for this turtle, they contacted S.C.U.T.E., a volunteer-run nest protection organization that operates under the auspices of the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR). S.C.U.T.E. contacted SCDNR and arrangements were quickly made to transport this animal […]

Pane e Vino: A Good Catch Dinner

Monday, August 31, savor an authentic Italian four-course Good Catch dinner at Pane e Vino! Chef Alfredo Temelini has prepared a mouthwatering menu with wine pairings that includes only the freshest, finest ingredients. A Good Catch Platinum Partner, Pane e Vino goes above and beyond, working with Good Catch Manager Shelley Dearhart to ensure all of their seafood menu items are responsibly-harvested. Chef Temelini and Shelley will present each course and highlight their sustainable […]

Kia

Loggerhead (Caretta caretta)
Stranding Location: Kiawah, SC

Arrival Date: 07/18/2015

Age: juvenile

Weight: 36.3 kg (~80 pounds)
Case History
This juvenile loggerhead was rescued by the amazing Kiawah Beach Patrol near the Ocean Course Clubhouse. One look at this sea turtle and patrollers knew s/he needed assistance. Kia was clearly underweight and laying lethargically on the beach, and s/he was covered in green and brown algae which gave her shell a furry appearance. This turtle had clearly been sick and […]

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