Archive for February, 2012

Diver spots dreaded lionfish in Tobago reef

Posted Monday February 27, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Kim Boodram Story Updated: Feb 25, 2012 at 10:56 PM ECT...

By Kim Boodram Story Updated: Feb 25, 2012 at 10:56 PM ECT The dreaded lionfish, a tropical water predator, has been spotted in Tobago. The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA)...

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Eavesdropping on the squid world

Posted Monday February 27, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News, Salt Lake City   Marine...

By Jonathan Amos Science correspondent, BBC News, Salt Lake City   Marine biologists are starting to get a good idea now of how squid hear and how they react to...

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Glow and Be Eaten: Marine Bacteria Use Light to Lure Plankton and Fish

Posted Monday February 27, 2012 by Reef Relief

ScienceDaily (Feb. 26, 2012) — Not all that glitters is gold. Sometimes...

ScienceDaily (Feb. 26, 2012) — Not all that glitters is gold. Sometimes it is just bacteria trying to get ahead in life. Many sea creatures glow with a biologically produced...

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RARE SEAHORSE TO SUPPORT SCUBA GEAR FOR REEF RELIEF

Posted Friday February 24, 2012 by Reef Relief

Every SCUBA diver knows that urge to get wet again… you just...

Every SCUBA diver knows that urge to get wet again… you just feel it. That urge hits some sooner than others and I can say that it tends to hit...

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REEF RESCUE ACTION ALERT

Posted Friday February 24, 2012 by Reef Relief

Senate Bill 724, Domestic Wastewater Discharged Through Ocean Outfalls We need your...

Senate Bill 724, Domestic Wastewater Discharged Through Ocean Outfalls We need your help, please forward this action alert DEJA VU ALL OVER AGAIN This years attempt by the Florida legislature...

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Salutations to the Sea- Thanks Yoga Energy Studio

Posted Friday February 24, 2012 by Reef Relief

Thanks to Yoga Energy Studio for the  money they raised at their...

Thanks to Yoga Energy Studio for the  money they raised at their monthly Yoga in Park Salutations to the Sea on Feb 14th. Their donation will go toward Reef Relief...

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March 10th Stock Island Marina Village Shoreline Cleanup

Posted Wednesday February 22, 2012 by Reef Relief

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On Deck with Reef Relief

Posted Wednesday February 22, 2012 by Reef Relief

Tune in the 4th Wednesday of every month at 2-3pm for Reef...

Tune in the 4th Wednesday of every month at 2-3pm for Reef Relief’s radio show, On Deck with Reef Relief, hosted by Reef Relief’s Executive Program Director Mill McCleary and...

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Reef Relief at Florida Oceans Day 2012

Posted Tuesday February 21, 2012 by Reef Relief

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Urge the United Nations to Protect the World’s Corals

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

Target: The United Nations Sponsored by: The Marine Conservation Institute and Chantecaille...

Target: The United Nations Sponsored by: The Marine Conservation Institute and Chantecaille Beaute Corals create spectacular undersea ecosystems that are home to thousands of plant and animal species. The integrity...

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Hawaii Plastic Bag Fee Gains Support

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to...

AP.   TREENA SHAPIRO 02/17/2012 9:17 am (AP) — A proposal to collect fees from customers who choose disposable paper and plastic shopping bags is gaining support as it works...

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Americans Desperately Want an Oil Change

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Climate Guest Blogger on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:56 am by...

By Climate Guest Blogger on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:56 am by Daniel J. Weiss As part of the FY 2013 budget released on February 13, President Obama proposed to...

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Gaia theory: is it science yet?

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

by, Ian Enting Professorial Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and...

by, Ian Enting Professorial Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems at University of Melbourne 12 February 2012, 10.31pm AEST. http://theconversation.edu.au James Lovelock’s “Gaia hypothesis” has...

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Deepwater Horizon Disaster Could Have Billion Dollar Impact

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

ScienceDaily (Feb. 17, 2012) — The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the...

ScienceDaily (Feb. 17, 2012) — The Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010 will have a large economic impact on the U.S. Gulf fisheries. A...

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Depleting the Seas of Fish

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Stephen Lendman February 19, 2012. Fogcityjournal.com In November 2006, Washington Post...

By Stephen Lendman February 19, 2012. Fogcityjournal.com In November 2006, Washington Post writer Juliet Eilperin headlined, ” World’s Fish Supply Running Out, Researchers Warn,” saying International ecologists and economists believe...

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Turtles ‘face extinction’ without marine protection

Posted Monday February 20, 2012 by Reef Relief

Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, in Vancouver 12:01AM GMT 18 Feb 2012. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/...

Nick Collins, Science Correspondent, in Vancouver 12:01AM GMT 18 Feb 2012. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Critically endangered sea creatures like Pacific turtles face extinction unless conservation zones are shifted to follow their migration...

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Battle in the Bay May 12, 2012- Beverage Sales to Benefit Reef Relief

Posted Monday February 13, 2012 by Reef Relief

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Will your beach vacation make you sick this summer?

Posted Friday February 10, 2012 by Reef Relief

NRDC Action Alert A new EPA proposal would consider acceptable beach water...

NRDC Action Alert A new EPA proposal would consider acceptable beach water pollution that would let 1 in 28 beachgoers get sick. The Environmental Protection Agency had promised to update...

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Key West Marine Park a Reef Relief and City of Key West Partnership

Posted Friday February 10, 2012 by Reef Relief

Reef Relief and the City of Key West, having both adopted Resolution...

Reef Relief and the City of Key West, having both adopted Resolution # 12-025, approved by the City Commission of Key West on January 4, 2012, turns over management and...

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Fertilizer bill still facing tough opposition from environmentalists

Posted Thursday February 09, 2012 by Reef Relief

By Virginia Chamlee | 02.08.12 | 11:53 am A national environmental group...

By Virginia Chamlee | 02.08.12 | 11:53 am A national environmental group has sent state Reps. Seth McKeel, R-Lakeland, and Debbie Mayfield, R-Vero Beach, a letter urging them to put...

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