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.
An image of a man holding a stone crab, which may suffer due to ocean acidification.

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...
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...
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...
an image Can we eradicate lionfish?

How do we eradicate lionfish?

Is it possible to eradicate lionfish from our waters? In the past couple of decades since lionfish really started taking over the reefs in Florida,...
The wind farm off the shores of Block Island, Rhode Island harnesses wind power for the small island.

Wind Power

Harvesting the Wind: Offshore wind power farms come to America. Man has been utilizing wind power for thousands of years. Sailboats date back to the Roman Empire. Windmills...

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