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Surfrider Foundation hosting beach cleanup Sat. Jan. 22


The Surfrider Foundation, with over 50,000 members, is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the world’s oceans, waves and beaches for all people, through conservation, activism, research and education. This Saturday, January 22, 2011 at 8am, come and join them to keep our beaches clean so we can all enjoy them [...]

January 21st, 2011 | Posted in Broward County,Emerging Green,Events,Local news,marine | Read More »

America Recycles Day November 13, 2010

“I Recycle” is the theme of Keep America Beautiful’s 2010 America Recycles Day (ARD), which takes place on November 15. Millions of Americans have pledged to increase their recycling habits at home and at work over the 13-year history of ARD, a nationally-recognized initiative dedicated to encouraging people to recycle more at home, at work, [...]

November 10th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Emerging Green,Environmental,Local news,marine | Read More »

Free holiday boat decorating class in Pompano Beach

The Pompano Beach Lowe’s Home Improvement Center has scheduled a special free seminar on Saturday, November 6, 2010 for Captains interested in decorating their boats for The Greater Pompano Beach Chamber of Commerce’s 48th Annual Holiday Boat Parade. The seminar will run from 10:00 a.m. to noon in the Lowe’s training room. Lowe’s is located [...]

October 25th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Holiday,Latest news,Local news,Pompano Beach,marine | Read More »

Ocean burial in Fort Lauderdale goes awry

When Daniel Scott Lasky died Sept. 8 from Lou Gehrig’s Disease his family carefully wrapped his body, placed him on dry ice, loaded him into the family van and started their journey south to Fort Lauderdale for a burial at sea. Some would say it was a fitting tribute for someone who loved the ocean, [...]

September 14th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Local news,marine | Read More »

51st annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show comes in October

51st annual Fort Lauderdale Boat Show comes in October

Hundreds of thousands of boating enthusiasts and marine industry professionals worldwide will come together October 28 through November 1, 2010 in Fort Lauderdale for the 51st annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat ShowR, the largest in-water boat show in the world. The show will feature more than $3 billion worth of boats, yachts, super yachts, electronics, [...]

September 13th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Culture,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,marine | Read More »

Honoring a hero: Naval ship commissioning at Port Everglades

Jason Dunham

Hero is a word often used. On rare occasion, it describes an ordinary person who does something extraordinary. Marine Corporal Jason Dunham was a real hero, one who gave his life on the battlefield to save two of his fellow Marines. Dunham threw his Kevlar® helmet and his body on a live grenade in April [...]

August 29th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Events,Fort Lauderdale,Latest news,Military,marine | Read More »

FAU’s Center for Ocean Energy designated national center for research


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has designated the Center for Ocean Energy Technology (COET) at Florida Atlantic University as a national center for ocean energy research and development. The new Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) at FAU joins centers in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii that also work to advance the operational [...]

August 6th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,College,Environmental,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Palm Beach,marine | Read More »

Rough Seas Claim Capsized Kayaker Couple, Vacationing Doc Unable To Revive Victim

A man died in rough ocean waters after his kayak capsized Tuesday night in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea. Just after 6:30 p.m., Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies, LBTS Volunteer Fire Department and AMR Ambulance were called to the shore near the 4100 block of El Mar Drive. A couple was watching their friend in his kayak from the shore [...]

July 21st, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Fire/police,Fort Lauderdale,Lauderdale by the Sea,Local news,marine | Read More »

Seafood licenses extended, scallop harvest season starts early

Florida Governor Charlie Crist announced on Friday that seafood licenses set to expire on July 1, 2010, are extended and the 2010 recreational harvest season for bay scallops will open nearly two weeks early. “In an effort to continue alleviating the economic distress this oil spill is causing to Florida’s fishing community, we are proud [...]

June 12th, 2010 | Posted in Broward County,Business,Fort Lauderdale,Local news,Oil,Tallahassee,marine | Read More »

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