The Rising Tide… of Marine Debris

The recent rash of nuisance flooding has not only brought headaches for downtown residents and commuters, but also marine debris. Marine debris—also known as litter, is human-created waste found in oceans and waterways. During the past few days we’ve experienced the excessive flooding—and an increase in marine debris on beaches located next to the Aquarium.

In fact—in just one day we collected more than 16-pounds of litter on the beach located to the left of […]

Charleston: A City Under Siege

This past week our region experienced the highest tide in six years, driving home the name our area is known for — the Lowcountry. This nuisance flooding is only going to get worse as sea levels rise, and combined with other factors such as a strong tidal pull and tropical depressions off the coast, it will continue to have an effect on the Charleston area, underscoring the importance of combating the rising tide sooner than […]

Good Catch Partners with Open Blue for the Cobia Cookoff!

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 […]

Meet our Newest Residents, Red Ruffed Lemurs!

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 […]

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