Sea Watch

Sea Watch
The state of our oceans, rivers and lakes. Southern Boating cares deeply about preserving the environment and the oceans we enjoy so much. Sea Watch has updates on reefs, national parks, conservation, climate and more.
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Beware of Thunderstorms

Thunderstorms can be dangerous. Here's what you need to know to reduce your risk. Although thunderstorms can occur any time of the year, as the...
Underwater Sound

Underwater Sound

Humans can't hear underwater sound in the same way that whales or other creatures can. Sound is an integral part of the undersea world. In...
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The Tsunami Threat

Due to its sheer magnitude and velocity, the tsunami is one of the most destructive forces in nature. From the Japanese words for “harbor...
dead zones, dead zone, eutrophrication, algae, lack of oxygen, decompose, algae bloom, oxygen

The Dead Zones

“The Dead Zone” may sound like the title to an old horror movie, but these barren ocean wastelands are very real. Officially referred to...
Ocean Eddies and oceanic circulation

Eddies in the Ocean

Put a Spin on It! Eddies in the Ocean effect more than just the water. For many years, oceanic circulations were considered to be fairly...

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