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,...

BP spills out funds to restore coasts affected by oil in...

After the ravages of the BP oil spill, the Gulf Coast is about to experience a game-changer as the funding from the penalty phase...
an image ofFlooded Road from rising seas

Our Rising Seas: Coastal Resilience

Rising seas are more than a threat. They’re a reality. It’s been a little more than a year since I first wrote about rising sea...
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...
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...

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