Snookered: Employees At Four Florida Restaurants Cited For Buying Illegal Fish
Tallahassee, Florida - Feb 8, 2011 21:49 EST
Five employees at four Palm Beach County restaurants face misdemeanor charges as a result of a five-month investigation by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) into the illegal buying and selling of saltwater fish.
Working on information obtained by...
NOAA, Partners, Launch New Website Highlighting African-American Maritime Heritage; 'Rich, Untold History'
Silver Spring, Maryland - Feb 8, 2011 21:31 EST
NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, in partnership with Murrain Associates, Inc., and the National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS), today launched Voyage to Discovery, a new website and education initiative highlighting untold stories of African-Americans and the sea....
90% Lost: New Survey Reveals Oysters At Risk Around The World
Reston, Virginia - Feb 3, 2011 09:56 EST
A new, wide-ranging survey that compares the past and present condition of oyster reefs around the globe finds that more than 90 percent of former reefs have been lost in most of the "bays" and ecoregions where the prized molluscs...
Unprecedented: Canadian Tourist Attacked By Shark In Cancun
Cancun, Quintana Roo - Jan 31, 2011 21:19 EST
Nicole Ruth, a Canadian tourist, has been bitten by a shark off the beach of the Royal Park hotel in Cancun.
Local police say the attack, which they deemed unusual and unprecedented, occurred around noon on Monday.