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8:23 am on Thursday September 19, 2013

TURTLE BEACH?

Chances are only one of the almost 1,000 palm-sized Loggerhead turtle hatchlings that made runs for the sea across Garden City Beach’s shore this summer will survive to adulthood, but recently implemented conservations efforts are increasing the...
7:35 am on Sunday June 3, 2012

Pawleys Island wetland at the heart of precedent-setting conservation bill (Update: Big business fights back)

Photo by TheDigitel Myrtle Beach Update June 3, 2012: In our first report (below) we described this story as classic "capitalists versus conservationists." It appears the capitalists have orchestrated a strong enough lobbying effort to take a lot of...
8:04 am on Thursday May 3, 2012

Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne)

 Notes on Quotes           Wedgwood Pottery: Finding the Lost Ayoree Cherokee Indian Mine (A Historical 1767 Wedgwood Trip from Charles Towne) By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer “The Indians set a high value on their white earth: however I...
2:23 am on Wednesday May 2, 2012

Charleston Architects' Redesign of Classic Marquee Makes National List

The Atlanta Cities names Sottile Theatre marquee as one of North America’s Most Distinctive May 2, 2012 (Charleston, SC) –  The redesign of the Sottile Theatre marquee in downtown Charleston, SC, a collaboration of architects Whitney Powers and...
5:50 am on Wednesday April 11, 2012

The magic of Madagascar comes to life at the South Carolina Aquarium’s Annual Gala

Image by Flickr user teague_oTake a trip to the Island of Madagascar and back without ever leaving the state at the South Carolina Aquarium’s Conservation Gala, 'An Evening in Madagascar'. This black-tie event, taking place April 28th, recognizes...
4:28 am on Thursday July 7, 2011

More sea turtle nests along the Grand Strand this year (update: Lights out!)

Flickr user danbodenstein Sea Turtle Smile Update July 7th: As we enter the hatching season, it's important to dim the lights near the beach during the late night hours. Lindsay Milbourne writes for the Weekly Surge about why we need to do this...
5:26 am on Sunday October 24, 2010

Bluesphere sustainability exhibition series kicking into high gear

By now you may have heard of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art's project "Bluesphere," a collaboration between several of Charleston's art and higher learning organizations to draw attention to sustainability. From a movie screening, to...
8:00 am on Thursday March 4, 2010

Coastal Energy Cooperative, energy providers exploring new ways to lower energy bills

Image by Flickr user trekkyandyCoastal Electric Cooperative is teaming up with about 20 other energy providers in South Carolina in search of new ways to save on energy bill costs and waste. The groups are conducting an experiment that will study...
12:35 pm on Friday April 24, 2009

Schools 'Race To End Waste’ competition ends Thursday (updated)

Image by Race to End WasteImage by recycling04242009.jpg Student participating in a green-themed field day event at the Race to End Waste celebration. Updated Addition: The Race to End Waste at College Park Middle School went above and beyond...
11:10 am on Friday February 13, 2009

Surfrider Foundation hosting oyster roast

Image by Flickr user inju Image by 20090213-oysters.jpg The Surfrider Foundation is hosting an oyster roast Sunday, February 15 at the Bowen's Island Restaurant where all of the proceeds will benefit their Anti-Plastics Campaign. This non-profit...

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