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.

Signs it’s time to head back to shore

Summer brings the perfect conditions for a day out on the water. Whether you’re taking the boat out for a solitary cruise or showing friends...
Manatees Return to South Florida Waterways

Manatees Return to South Florida’s Waterways

They're baaaaack! Sunday is the official start of manatee season. This means that slow-speed regulations in South Florida’s network of waterways take effect. Manatees can't...
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...
Artificial Reef

Artificial Reef: Nature’s Best Friend?

Time will tell whether artificial reefs can replace some of the millions of acres of reefs that have already been lost. Reefs, especially coral reefs, are...
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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