Press Releases

Explorer Who Discovered The Titanic To Be Recognized At The Gala

World-Renowned Deep Sea Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard To Receive Environmental Stewardship Award

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 25, 2014 — World-renowned deep-sea explorer Dr. Robert Ballard will receive the South Carolina Aquarium Environmental Stewardship Award on Thursday, May 8, 2014.  The eighth Annual South Carolina Aquarium Conservation Gala, taking place on Liberty Square in Charleston, S.C., recognizes individuals that have worked to protect the environment and our oceans.  Dr. Ballard is being honored for his commitment […]

The Lowcountry Loves The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids

Only a Few Days Left to See Mermaids at the South Carolina Aquarium

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 16, 2014—The World Famous Weeki Wachee Mermaids are inspiring and delighting visitors of all ages, but they are in the Lowcountry for only a few more days.  The mermaids who are visiting from Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, are swimming amongst the sea life in the Aquarium’s Great Ocean Tank, including sharks, for a truly unforgettable experience through […]

Pay Tribute to Earth Day by Savoring Sustainable Seafood at Sea Island Grill

Going Green is on the Menu at the Next
South Carolina Aquarium Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 14, 2014 — Celebrate Earth Day by dining responsibly at the next Sustainable Seafood Dinner at Wild Dunes Resort’s Sea Island Grill & Lounge on April 22, 2014. Opening with a 6:30 p.m. reception, the dinner will begin at 7 p.m. Chef de Cuisine Jeff Miller is practicing eco-friendly customs as he prepares […]

Nud & Miss Royal: Two Healthy Sea Turtles Back in the Open Ocean

Loggerheads Miss Royal and Nud Fully Recover at the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Hospital

CHARLESTON, S.C. — April 2, 2014— After almost 10 months of expert care, two large loggerhead sea turtles are once again swimming in the Atlantic Ocean. Miss Royal and Nud were both brought to the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program in June of last year, each with different medical problems. Both were released today by boat in the […]

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