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KEYS CORAL RESTORATION GROUP GETS ‘LIFE-CHANGING’ DONATION FROM FORMER NFL TEAM CO-OWNER

At the end of March, Mike Goldberg, co-founder of I.CARE and owner of Key Dives, got a call “out of the blue” from someone who’d seen him...
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ANNUAL GREAT GOLIATH GROUPER COUNT BEGINS JUNE 1; RECREATIONAL DIVERS SOUGHT

This is the 15th year of the Great Goliath Grouper Count, scheduled to take place June 1 through June 16.  The Great Goliath Grouper Count is a collaboration...
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NOAA PREDICTS MORE STORMS & MAJOR HURRICANES THIS SEASON

NOAA National Weather Service forecasters at the Climate Prediction Center predict above-normal hurricane activity in the Atlantic basin this year. NOAA’s outlook for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane...
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RECYCLING CANS, CONTAINERS OR PIZZA BOXES? HERE’S WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE PLACING THESE IN...

As busy as life is, we often appreciate simplicity. While the instructions for programming a TV may not be straightforward, Monroe County’s single-stream recycling process is designed...
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RESCUED SAWFISH DIES AFTER MONTH OF REHAB EFFORTS

A distressed smalltooth sawfish originally rescued in early April passed away on May 2 after a month of exhaustive rehabilitation efforts, Mote Marine Laboratory announced in a...
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SPINNING GOLIATH GROUPER RECOVERED IN ISLAMORADA CANAL

Brad Norris has been running personal watercraft tours out of Old Conch Harbor canal since 2014. He knows this Islamorada waterway behind Old Tavernier Restaurant very well.  But...
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SAWFISH STRUGGLES BRING FLASHBACK TO A FIRST SIGHTING

By Brynn Morey I will never forget the first time I observed a sawfish. I was camping in the Keys, long before I called this place home.   We took...
a small yellow lizard sitting on top of a metal cage

BEAUTY & DEGRADATION: ARTIST’S ENVIRONMENTAL EXHIBIT SET FOR SHOWCASE AT LOCAL LIBRARY

Marcia Brito, a visual artist and full-time Upper Keys resident, will showcase an exhibit “The Florida Keys Attractions and Environmental Preservation.” The exhibit, sponsored by the Florida...
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I.CARE TO HOST LARGEST CLEAN-UP IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

I.CARE wants to put hope in people’s hands. From May 2-5, Islamorada’s hometown coral restoration and ocean conservation superpower will host its second annual Trash Derby, a...
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COASTLOVE, PLANT A MILLION CORALS TEAM UP TO PROTECT KEYS REEFS & SHORELINES

Two foundations teamed up on April 20 in the Lower Keys to highlight the importance of mangrove restoration for the Florida Keys’ marine environment.  The groups, CoastLove and...

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