10000 Birds – Dawn in South Carolina

Near the turn of the 20th century, wealthy influencer Bernard Baruch bought coastal property in South Carolina. In just a few years he had consolidated over a dozen plantations, accumulating nearly 16,000 acres of coastal forest, saltmarsh, and beach. His daughter Belle fell in love with the property, known as Hobcaw Barony, eventually making it…

Voices for Biodiversity – 2017 International Coastal Cleanup

On Saturday, September 16, hundreds of thousands of volunteers from across the world headed to their coastal beaches and marshes to remove trash and marine debris as part of the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup. In the 2017 International Coastal Cleanup Report, organizers write that over 500,000 people participated last year alone. In the end, 13,840,398 items…