Science and environment reporter. Author of Washing Our Hands in the Clouds.
Birds and insects didn't settle like they would for night fall during the August 2017 eclipse over Charleston and much of the rest of the country. Instead they seemed confused, according a recently released study.
James Island Naturalist Billy McCord last year came across several broods of monarch butterflies, literally generations of adults and caterpillars, in forest wetlands where they previously weren't thought to breed. If verified, the finding would be the first good news in a while for the spectacular eye catcher which is in severe decline.
The town of Mount Pleasant has proposed re-positioning the 28-acre Crab Bank bird rookery renourishment a little farther toward the mouth of Charleston Harbor from where it's planned, to keep from silting Shem Creek.
The federal court in Charleston has ruled that work can't go forward issuing permits for seismic testing offshore South Carolina and the rest of the Atlantic coast until the government shutdown ends.
Rainy, cloudy skies Sunday are forecast to clear as a total lunar eclipse occurs after 10 p.m.
Living on the coast is getting riskier to your health. Vibrio, the disease-causing germ that closes oyster beds, could soon find it way to your drinking water.
Researchers are looking for better ways to tell the public about the storms in terms of the individual threats — storm surge seas and flooding rain as well as winds — instead of the standard 1-to-5 scale based just on wind speed.
With 800,000 federal employees out of work during the government shutdown, the Trump administration has called back a handful of Bureau of Ocean Energy Management workers — with pay — to keep processing offshore seismic testing leases in the Atlantic.
The Hunley submarine may have been sunk by a broken ballast tank pipe, S.C. researchers have discovered.