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.
Seagrass struggling

Seagrass Struggling Years After Heatwave

Seagrass Struggling to Revive Massive seagrass beds in Western Australia’s Shark Bay—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—haven’t recovered much from the devastating heat wave of 2011,...
Global Fishing Watch

Global Fishing Watch

Private citizens now have the means to take action against illegal fishing. Our oceans are under siege from a variety of threats, including the excessive...
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Tiny Giants of the Sea

Nearly invisible marine microbes play a vital role in life at sea and on land. Stories of mysterious creatures lurking deep in the sea have long...
Exploring the Unexplored Oceans

Exploring the Unexplored Oceans

It is estimated that 95 percent of the earth’s oceans remain unexplored. No wonder since the ocean covers 140 million square miles of the...
sea level rise causes flooding

Sea Levels Rise

Sea levels are rising across the globe, leading to increased concern for the safety of coastal communities and wildlife populations. Sea levels are rising as...

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