Sep 30

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…
Sep 24

The Homeschool Explorers Club Helps Habitats

To kick off the 2015-16 school year, the Homeschool Explorers Club convened on September 16 to learn about Helping Habitats. The Aquarium’s team of education instructors assembled a full schedule of activities to keep students engaged both inside and outside the Aquarium. The young learners visited four educational stations throughout…
Sep 16

Meet the Aquarium’s Director of Conservation, Albert George

“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.…
Sep 14

Aquarium Staff Participates in Dolphin Study in Florida

Just how healthy is the ocean along the East Coast? Dolphins could be key in finding the answer to that question and could also provide insight into long-term human health risks. Meghan Galipeau, Visitor Engagement Training Coordinator at the South Carolina Aquarium, recently participated in a dolphin study to answer…
Jul 15

Two Endangered Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtles Return to the Wild

Two endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are back in the wild after successful rehabilitation by the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Rescue Program. The juvenile sea turtles, Prescott and Kingsbury, were part of a mass stranding event in New England in November 2014 where more than 1,000 sea turtles were…
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