One of the biggest threats to marine organisms is the phenomenon known as OCEAN ACIDIFICATION where because of increased CO2 in our waters, due to the burning of fossil fuels, has caused the...
 

Waterways Episode 275 - Life in the Mangroves

In this episode of Waterways we explore the LIFE IN THE MANGROVES, both below the waterways surface among the prop roots and above, in the canopy. The mangrove ecosystem provides marine ...
 
A visit to the beach can be healthy and healing for the body and the mind but there are many germs and pathogens that people are exposed to when visiting the beach or swimming in the ocean....
 
In 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the WILDERNESS ACT which set the legal definition of "wilderness" and a system by which to designate new area as wilderness. In this episode...
 

Waterways 272 - Marine Debris, Trashing Our Oceans

Every five minutes in the U.S. over two million plastic bottles are used; every five seconds over sixty thousand plastic bags are used. In this episode of WATERWAYS we examine many types of...
 
In this episode of WATERWAYS we take a look at WADING BIRD populations in the EVERGLADES and how their numbers compare historically AND studying the BENTHIC ...
 

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The contributors to the book Tropical Connections came from many different fields. In the end, 163 different experts wrote about their respective disciplines...
 
If trekking through the "River of Grass" that is the Everglades seems daunting, there is an area connected to the Everglades that is very accessible. Big Cyp...
 
Sea level rise is submerging the coastal communities of Florida, and jeopardizing investments and the state economy. Along with the personal and financial lo...
 
During the years 1999 and 2000, the US Geological Survey conducted a study of 139 streams across the country and detected pharmaceutical compounds in 80 perc...
 

Waterways Episode 266 - Florida Keys Marine Zones

Just as areas of land may be set aside for specific uses, so too can parts of the ocean. Marine zones can help protect sensitive natural resources from overu...
 

Waterways Episode 265 - Fort Jefferson Preservation

A wise man once said, a civilization can be judged by how it treats its cultural heritage. One day, our generation may be judged positively by how we treated...
 
January 11, 2010... water temperatures in Florida Bay register 41 degrees Fahrenheit... the coastal mangrove zone of Florida Bay shows temperature readings a...
 
Eco-Mariner is a free online education course specifically designed to educate Florida Bay boaters on how navigate the bay's shallow waters safely and proper...
 
When people release INVASIVE EXOTIC plants and animals into the wild they are breaking state law. But wanting to follow the rules may not be enough of an inc...
 

Waterways Episode 269

In this episode of WATERWAYS we Explore Big Cypress National Preserve, America's FIRST national preserve AND learn about the latest efforts conduct Keys Canal Clean-up. Sponsored by US Environmenta...
 

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