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1:00 pm on Friday November 15, 2013

NOAA gives go ahead for offshore Navy testing

Fears over unintended impact on whale and other marine mammals will grow as the Navy training begins its next round off the Southeast coast.
5:53 am on Sunday September 8, 2013

How big a risk would Navy training off Southeast coast be?

While the Navy says a five-year air and water training program off the Southeast coast poses no danger, conservationists say that 200 whales and other marine mammals could face death.
7:22 pm on Friday December 19, 2008

Scuba Santa teaches at the Aquarium

Image by Charlotte GutmanImage by 20081219-santa-aquarium.jpg Looks like Santa will be need a blow dryer for Christmas this year after taking many dives in the S.C. Aquarium tank to teach children about marine life. Many scuba diving volunteers have...
5:46 am on Wednesday September 17, 2008

Stranded Isle of Palms whale was in poor health

A pygmy whale that washed up on Isle of Palms late last month had a number of serious problems including, hemorrhaging, congested lungs, and heavy parasite infestation. There's been a rash of nine stranding of twice-man sized whales from Florida to...
4:41 am on Monday September 1, 2008

Another pygmy sperm whale washes up on a local beach

Latest updates are at the bottom. [gmap markers=blue::32.77976990995682,-79.79842185974121 |zoom=11 |center=32.81093878700051,-79.81224060058594 |width=220px |height=200px |control=Small |type=Map] A whale washed up on Isle of Palms Sunday morning...
9:33 am on Friday August 22, 2008

Pygmy sperm whale washes up on Folly

[gmap markers=blue::32.655491074949246,-79.93789672851562 |zoom=14 |center=32.657153118822436,-79.94029998779297 |width=220px |height=180px |control=Small |type=Map] According to NOAA's National Ocean Service a pygmy sperm whale was found washed up...