PADI DEBUTS NEW MARINE DEBRIS COURSE IN FLORIDA KEYS

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For the past few years, dive industry leader PADI and sister nonprofit PADI AWARE (formerly, Project AWARE) have been revamping the latter’s signature “Dive Against Debris” course....

IN PICTURES: CASTAWAYS AGAINST CANCER HONOR RESEARCH PLEDGES ON 23RD TREK

On June 17, a group of intrepid kayakers and cyclists pulled into Key West Simonton Beach. For the paddlers, it was the end of a grueling one-week,...

MANATEE DEATHS PROMPT EXPERIMENTAL FEEDING TRIALS

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Florida’s beloved sea cows are once again in trouble. Thankfully, they have a host of friends ready to respond. On Jan. 13, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service...

MUSEUM SHIP INGHAM RETURNS TO KEY WEST AFTER REPAIRS

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The historic U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham returned to its berth at Key West's Truman Waterfront after a trip to Tampa Ship boatyard for $650,000 of maintenance...
Sylvia Earle sits in Aquarius

FAMED EXPLORERS SYLVIA EARLE & MIREYA MAYOR SIT DOWN WITH KEYS WEEKLY

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Explorers Sylvia Earle and Mireya Mayor talk exploration, conservation and what the future holds with Keys Weekly Newspapers.

National Parks Service gives local nonprofit historic Islamorada lighthouse

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Off the Islamorada shores, boats circled Alligator Reef Light Station during a Labor Day weekend, which saw pristine conditions on the water. Activity at the iconic lighthouse...

WHO’S THE CAPTAIN NOW? CREW SHOULD BE PROPERLY PREPARED TO TAKE COMMAND

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By Capt. Michael Barber It’s another tough day in paradise; wind chill is 84 degrees and the beer temperature is 32 degrees. Music is drifting across the harbor...

IN PICTURES: CHECKING OUT THE CORAL FROM ISLAMORADA & THE DRY TORTUGAS

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In June, Dry Tortugas National Park reported what we’ve all been dreading to hear: Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease had reached our furthest waters. Since 2015, the...

Back-to-back movie nights highlight museum’s Vintage Diving Days celebration

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The History of Diving Museum is celebrating Vintage Diving Days with back-to-back movie nights.  A screening of select “Sea Hunt” episodes will take place during the Morada Way...

CHASIN’ TAILS: LOBSTER SEASON OPENED AUG. 6

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Plenty of recreational lobster-hunters limited out both days of the recent mini-season, which takes place the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July. The two-day event gives...