October Updates on Scales & Ales, Tideline Aquatics and Georgia Aquarium

October Updates on Scales & Ales, Tideline Aquatics and Georgia Aquarium

Setting up an aquarium is one thing. Running and maintaining the same artificial marine life is another. Three aquariums in different states are working hard not only to maintain their venture, but also to make sure everything runs as smoothly as expected.

A report published on The Advocate by Suzanne Pfeffrle Tafur shows that Scale & Ale aquarium is planning an event to create awareness about plastic.

Scales & Ales aquarium gala helps to combat plastic pollution

Nearly 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year, and less than 10 percent of it is recycled. The trash travels through waterways and into the ocean. The debris entangles and kills marine life and contaminates the fish we eat.

“Funds raised from this event will help us create interpretive carts where we can show people the effects of plastic,” said Brenda Walkenhorst, the director the Audubon Nature Institute’s Education Projects.

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The goal of the event will be to teach people on the effects of plastic, particularly why they are very toxic to the marine life.

Tideline Aquatics have incurred some losses after a driver crushed into the building. According to Alexis Simmons from the Live 5 News, it is not sure whether the incident was accidental.

Video shows close call for employees after driver crashes into fish store

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Tideline Aquatics in Hanahan is working to repair its shop after a driver crashed into the building on Friday. Surveillance video shows employees inside the moment the crash happens. Hahahan Police say Deborah Fields drove into business on Yeamans Hall Road. Police say the workers walked away with minor injuries and that the driver has been released from the hospital. The crash was captured from multiple angles.

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Police are currently investigating the matter as employees continue to fix the damages caused by the incident.

An article written by Becca Godwin and published on AJC shows that Georgia aquarium plans to hire 24-hour ‘virtual employee’ to work in the aquarium.

Georgia Aquarium to introduce 24-hour ‘virtual employee’

Maybe you’ve known the frustration of having a Georgia Aquarium-related question at 3 a.m. and not being able to get it answered. Maybe you haven’t. Either way, that hypothetical problem will soon be solved. The aquarium is introducing an artificial intelligence-based “Answer Engine” on its website, Facebook Messenger and through an Alexa Flash Briefing.

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The aquarium hopes that the virtual engine will help a great deal to provide response to people on a daily basis.


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