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7:06 am on Saturday March 23, 2013

Folly, Kiawah, proposed as critical loggerhead habitats

Image by Flickr user USFWS/Southeast Nearly 740 miles of beaches along the eastern seaboard, including Folly Beach and Kiawah Island, have been proposed to be considered as "critical habitat areas" for the threatened loggerhead sea turtle. The...
2:42 am on Tuesday November 20, 2012

Careful when boating, the right whales are back

NOAA Winter is returning and right whale migration is beginning as the 36 to 59 foot long adults travel south to the coastal waters of South Carolina, Georgia, and northeast Florida. The endangered whales will migrating more than 1,000 miles away...
6:11 am on Thursday November 10, 2011

Whale calving season advisory for Southeast coast

Flickr user Liam Q There are only 360 North Atlantic right whales that are known to exist making them one of the most endangered whales in the world. Every year from November until April, they migrate over a 1000 miles to our warm waters to give...
12:35 pm on Sunday March 27, 2011

A good year for the right whale calving season: 20 newborns counted

Image by Flickr user MyFWCUsually, right whales make headlines for an untimely demise of one of their count or controversial protective legislation -- not this time. Aerial survey teams tracking the endangered North Atlantic right whales -- of which...
11:00 am on Monday October 19, 2009

Group fights to save one of the oldest living fish species

Image by Flickr user Picture Taker 2Image by 20091019-sturg.jpg The Natural Resources Defense Council has petitioned to add the Atlantic Sturgeon, an ancient fish that trolls Lowcountry waters, to the list of endangered species
4:05 pm on Wednesday August 12, 2009

Over 70 endangered wildlife items seized at Port of Charleston

Image by Flickr user Silver Doctor (mobile and intermittent)Image by 20090812-clam.jpg Over 70 endangered wildlife items were seized from six separate cargo shipments of antiques at the Port of Charleston this afternoon. The list of items that...