With the popularity of the documentary Blackfish, which focuses on captive orcas at SeaWorld, public debate over keeping the endangered species in captive has reignited. For years, activists have long tried to have Lolita, an orca held captive at the Miami Seaquarium, released. Today, federal offi ... More >>
Since before Jaws used the Jersey shore as an all-you-can-eat buffet, sharks have held a reputation as the monsters of the sea. But no matter how intimidating they appear, the water-bound predators still fall below humans on the food chain. In fact, shark meat is legally sold at certain retailers, ... More >>
via NOAA.gov Commercial and Recreational Fishing Closure in the Oil-Affected Portions of the Gulf of Mexico as of May 25th, 2010. Click for full size map.The BP Oil Spill is now responsible for the closure of slightly more than 22 percent of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico's "exclusive econo ... More >>
Tourists can't wait to get next to them — even if they are eating machines.
Shark killers, whimpering liberals, and demanding drag queens
This time it just might be Mark "the Shark" Quartiano who ends up being filleted
Seaquarium stonewalls about the health and well-being of Lolita the orca
Baseball been very very good to them
When clueless tourist meets shameless skipper, it's a good bet there'll be blood on the docks
Howard Garrett carries the torch for an aging aquatic entertainer named Lolita
As the world's most-coveted sport fish swim toward extinction, Miami researchers strive to save them
Believe it or not, Miami's planning czar Jack Luft says he can make Virginia Key both lovely and lucrative
They're cute. They're cuddly. They're smart. And as the fiasco at Sugarloaf Key shows, they make humans do crazy things.
Creating an artificial reef is no longer a slam-dunk affair, despite an abundance of missile sites, water towers, and wanna-be philanthropists
This time next year an RV campground will occupy Virginia Key. Say sayonara to one of the city's last patches of green.
A National Marine Fisheries Service scientist hooks some big violations
So you want to swim with the dolphins? Be prepared for two things: An argument from activists and a chance that the dolphins will make contact -- serious contact.