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Threat to beachgoers: Deadly bacteria in saltwater

SURGERY IN STABLE CONDITION LATE THIS EVENING. AT LEAST 7 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN AFFECTED WITH TWO REPORTED DEATHS. IT’S LINKED TO BACTERIA IN SALT WATER. THERE IS A POTENTIALLY FATAL THREAT TO BEACH GOERS. IT’S A RARE BACTERIA THAT ALREADY KILLED TWO PEOPLE. IN MISSISSIPPI 25-YEAR-OLD JENNIFER LELAND LOST HER LEG. THE BACTERIA GETS INTO …

Incredible underwater art exhibition 90m under the sea

Incredible underwater art exhibition 90m under the sea

Diving more than 90 feet below the Atlantic ocean you’ll find your not so average art gallery This underwater exhibition has been set up in the world’s second largest artificial reef off the Florida coast. Divers installed a dozen 3-foot by 4.5-foot photo illustrations on the deck of the sunken ship General. Hoyt S. Vandenberg. …

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Tour

I recently took a vacation to Florida and stayed five minutes from a place that’s a must see for, well frankly anyone but especially for a fishkeeper. It’s called Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and it’s right on the water in Sarasota. They have a really impressive set of displays, which I’ll be showing you …

Underwater Life of Toads

Every April the photographer Michel Loup plunges into the icy waters of a mountain lake. He knows that he will be able to take pictures of the astonishing behaviours of amphibians at this time of year. Michel has placed his camera inside a water tight case. He is using a wide angle lens because of …

Saltwater License-Free Fishing September

Saltwater License-Free Fishing September

Catch a Florida Memory this September by participating in a license-free saltwater fishing day… …held the first Saturday in September each year. From sandy beaches to the deep blue sea, Florida is filled with amazing saltwater fishing opportunities. Introduce your friends and family to the lifetime sport of fishing. Discover what more than 1 million …

An Underwater City for the Dead

An Underwater City for the Dead

(soft melodious music) – [Narrator] Three and a quarter miles east of Key Biscayne near Miami, Florida, is an underwater eternal resting place for ocean lovers. The Neptune Memorial Reef is an artificial, man-made reef that houses the remains of thousands of people. After cremation, ashes are mixed with cement to form features that become …

Florida’s License-free Freshwater Fishing Days

Florida’s License-free Freshwater Fishing Days

The hardest part of freshwater fishing in Florida… may be picking your destination. Cast your lines into three million acres of lakes, ponds, and reservoirs. Or try some of Florida’s 12,000 miles of fishable rivers, streams, and canals that are just waiting for you. No matter the season, fishing is a low-cost, wholesome form of …