DWP & NOAA DECIPHER THE HISTORY OF A LOCAL SHIPWRECK IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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“If you look at this as just a wreck to dive on, you’re missing the whole story,” said Kamau Sadiki. “Each of these vessels has a powerful...

250-LB ENDANGERED LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE STRUCK & KILLED ON US 1.

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“This is horrific.” Bette Zirkelbach, the manager of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, could not hide her frustration, disappointment and sadness. An endangered adult loggerhead sea turtle had...

DIVE REPORT: DIVING INTO HISTORY & RESTORING OUR ECOSYSTEMS

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Conditions this past week were great. We definitely have our Keys summertime conditions starting. That means low wind, low current and great viz. We hosted an awesome organization...

KEEP KEY WEST BEAUTIFUL

One hour a week makes a huge difference, and volunteers are always welcome every Friday and some Saturday mornings, from 8 to 9 a.m., when teams clean...

EMACIATED MANATEE RESCUED ON DUCK KEY

Dolphin Research Center’s Manatee Rescue Team (DRC), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), and Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters, assisted by local residents, rescued an emaciated...

WORLD OCEANS DAY: HERE’S WHAT I LEARNED ATTENDING THE UNITED NATIONS SUMMIT

The ocean matters.  Obviously, living here in the Florida Keys, we know this. In fact, the importance of our local environment is one of the things that most...

DIVE REPORT: SUMMER SEAS & KIDS CAMP COMING UP

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This Week’s Dive Report Conditions this past week were great. We had low winds, and visibility was pretty good. We ran our usual courses and trips out to...

2 FISHERMEN ARRESTED ON ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES

Two fishermen have been arrested on felony charges of animal cruelty and misdemeanor resource violations following the release of video footage from a commercial fishing vessel by...

RED BULL WAKEBOARDERS UNFAZED BY TROPICAL STORM IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

As Tropical Storm Alex churned in the Gulf of Mexico, five athletes from the elite Red Bull wakeboarding team ironed out final details for their Keys waterways...

DIVE REPORT: CORAL SHORES’ MARINE SCIENCE PROGRAM PROVIDES EXPLORATION

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This Week’s Dive Report Conditions were a little confused this past week. We had a nice day for diving, a windy day and then the rains came through...