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Georgia Aquarium locked in legal battle over denial of permit to import belugas from Russia

The Georgia Aquarium is locked in a legal battle with a federal agency over the denial of its request to bring 18 beluga whales from Russia for display in United States aquariums.
SC plans earthquake drill today

COLUMBIA- The S.C. Emergency Management Division wants residents to prepare for a potential earthquake by taking part in a "Southeast Shakeout" drill.
Cooler weather on its way

Time to break out the long johns and stock up on firewood.
Summer forecast calls for heat but a bit more rain

...and came during a year that has seen above-normal temperatures every month. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Climate Prediction Center, the next three are likely to follow the same trend."Looking at their...
New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam demolition reproposed

A federal agency evaluating the controversial plan to deepen Savannah Harbor is resurrecting efforts to demolish New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam near Augusta.
Upon further study ...

June 1 is approaching, and all of you may be marking your calendars for different reasons.
Late rain won't fix problem

Beginning Tuesday, we'll have a brand new year but the same old drought.
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Damage to coral reefs threatens tourism-dependent economies
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Student detects mercury

Lauren Smith knew her science fair project might stir up mud.
Metro | Natural history and anthropology | Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School
Caribbean coral suffers record bleaching, death

WASHINGTON - A one-two punch of bleaching from record hot water followed by disease has killed ancient and delicate coral in the biggest loss of reefs scientists have ever seen in Caribbean waters.
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