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  • Isla Holbox: Where to Relax For the Beach Loving Family
    Get immersed in Italy, find adventure on Adriatic Coast, relax on Isla Holbox
    For families who crave a summer vacation with a sense of adventure, there are three exhilarating getaways to suit every taste. Culturists can immerse themselves in the scenery and architecture of Italy, enjoying home-cooked meals on their outdoor...
  • Ocean creatures offer life discovery experiences
    Ocean creatures offer life discovery experiences
    The Mote Marine Research Laboratory in Sarasota is one of Sarasota's treasures for exploring sea life and providing educational experiences for learning about the ocean and its creatures. Their current educational exhibit is family-friendly...
  • A wild celebration with Wild Dolphin Project
    A wild celebration with Wild Dolphin Project
    One of the most free-loving creatures to call the ocean their home is the dolphin. This inquisitive mammal is closely watched because of its exceptional intelligence and its eagerness to interact with humans.This winter, the South Florida diving...
  • Maui, Hawaii scenery
    Maui, Hawaii scenery
    You can’t discuss Maui, Hawaii without mentioning the scenery… the water, the ocean, and the landscape features you see everywhere you go when you visit that delightful vacation spot. Our vacation was no different.Lush greeneryThe...
  • Ocean life mass extinction: Are people ruining our seas? Startling studies finding
    Ocean life mass extinction: Humans destroying life in water? 500 extinct species
    Is ocean life nearing mass extinction as a direct result of humans? A startling new study has scientists worried that people’s activity might very well be destroying life in the water and outside of it, as over 500 species of land animals...
  • Ocean life mass extinction is not too far off in the future
    Ocean life mass extinction looms as humans pluck ocean resources dry: New study
    Ocean life is on the brink of mass extinction from the patterns of human activity that have been going on for a century or so, according to a new study. With the world's oceans taking up three quarters of its mass this may seem almost...
  • Mahi-Mahi-Turtles
    Tempting turtle tidbits
    I have heard and read a lot about how bass like to eat baby turtles. Most accounts suggest that it is more than just being hungry. Bass hate them and attack them out of aggression. The reason: turtles like to rob bass nests and the bass don&rsquo...
  • When did water form on the Earth
    When did water form on the Earth
    Our planet is a water planet. We have 330 million cubic miles of it! Water covers 72 percent of our planet's surface. Every cubic mile of seawater holds over 150 million tons of minerals. On the average, rain pours down on our planet at the...
  • Watch for the manatees
    Watch for the manatees
    The water temperatures in South Florida may seem to be a bit cooler to many of the South Florida scuba divers, but, the large creature known as the manatee, a mostly herbivorous marine mammal, finds our water temps to be quite comfortable in the...
  • 100-year-old woman sees ocean for the first time: Short trip but many laughs
    100-year-old woman sees ocean for the first time: Laughs in water, brief visit
    In a moving moment, a 100-year-old woman sees the ocean for the first time and cannot believe the sight. Ms. Ruby Holt, who has spent a majority of her century-long life in Tennessee, was given the opportunity recently to visit the ocean and see...
  • 100 year old
    100-year-old woman sees the ocean for the first time
    A family trip to the beach is something that most of us take for granted, but until this month 100-year-old Ruby Holt had never even seen the ocean.The centenarian spent most of her life picking cotton on a farm in rural Tennessee and raising her...
  • Starfish
    Scientists may have solved sea star wasting mystery
    Scientists may have solved the mystery of why massive numbers of sea stars have been seen off the California coast since last year. Fortunately, San Diego only had a few instances of sea star wasting during this time. Most cases were seen north of...
  • Many things to do at Brooker Creek Preserve
    A scenic hike at Brooker Creek Preserve
    Those looking for a quiet place to take a walk willenjoy the hiking trails andEnvironmental Education Center at Brooker Creek Preservein Tarpon Springs, Florida.The award-winningBrooker Creek Preserve Environmental Education Centerlies within...
  • 2014 FAB workshop
    University of Tampa hosts the 2014 Florida Association of Benthologists workshop
    The Florida Association of Benthologists(FAB) held their annual fall taxonomic workshop at theUniversity of Tampa’s Marine Science Centerin Tampa Florida. This year’s workshop focused on two polychaete families, the Cirratulidae and...
  • Common dolphins
    San Diego's wildlife: common dolphins
    San Diego’s diverse wildlife doesn’t end at its shores. Much of the local wildlife extends far out in the oceans. There are birds and animals that live full-time out at sea and never come on shore. These include cetaceans, such as...