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US, Cuban aquariums sign coral protection agreement

A Florida aquarium has reached an agreement with one in Cuba to cooperate on coral conservation efforts—the first such arrangement since Washington and Havana normalized relations, the American marine institute said Wednesday.

dateAug 05, 2015 in Environment
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Scuba divers lead charge against invasive lionfish

Clad in a gray hooded wetsuit, Eric Billips straps on his scuba tank, grabs a pole spear and nods at his dive buddy as they step feet-first off the boat and disappear with a splash into sparkling blue waters off the Florida ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Ecology
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Ocean warming affecting Florida reefs

Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys were warmer by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit in the last several decades compared to a century earlier, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.

dateSep 10, 2014 in Environment
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'Street view' goes undersea to map reefs, wonders

It's easy to go online and get a 360-degree, ground-level view of almost any street in the United States and throughout the world. Soon, scientists hope people will be able to do the same with coral reefs and other underwater ...

dateAug 13, 2014 in Internet
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