Stories tagged "Georgia"

June 24, 2019

Georgia Loggerhead Sea Turtles Thriving Thanks to Community Engagement

By Maggie Johnston and Monica Medina It is the middle of sea turtle nesting season along the Georgia coast, which typically occurs between May and September, and The New York Times reports that researchers there are crossing their fingers, hoping for a banner year....

April 20, 2019

Earth Day Starts in Your Own Back Yard

By Raleigh Kitchen, Membership and Outreach Manager, St. Simons Land Trust Earth Day is usually associated with big demonstrations, laudable corporate commitments and remarks by national figures encouraging us to keep persevering in the fight for our planet. Those are...

February 22, 2019

Environmental Groups Seek To Block Seismic Testing in the Atlantic

As part of their challenge to bar the government from drilling for oil and gas off the southeastern coast, a coalition of environmental groups asked a federal judge in South Carolina to force the government to suspend seismic airgun blast testing, which are used to...