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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Rip Currents

Rip Currents: Life or Death If you’ve heard warnings of possible rip currents, take them seriously! Last year in the United States, 62 people perished due...
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The Delicacy Dilemma: Stone Crabs and Ocean Acidification

Stone crabs may face challenges from ocean acidification. The first study on Florida stone crabs and ocean acidification was published this month by a Mote...
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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...

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