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MOTION Interstate fisheries bosses leave bunker on the hook

Interstate fisheries bosses leave bunker on the hook

THE DAILY FRAY
November 14, 2017 11:00 pm

Menhaden, a fish at the bottom of the ocean’s food chain, is also staying put at the bottom of the menu for Atlantic saltwater fisheries management for at least two more potentially risky years, many stakeholders say. MORE-»
WATER Bimini's Shark Girl is wild about underwater ballet

Bimini's Shark Girl is wild about underwater ballet

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
November 9, 2017 6:30 am

Jillian Morris was free-diving in a shiver of sharks near her home in Bimini when she had a yin and yang moment. The experience was breathless; the photo is now timeless. “Two species of shark,” Morris said, “coexisting in a beautiful ballet.” MORE-»
GOVERNMENT Eric Draper named state parks czar; Julie Wraithmell interim director at Audubon Florida

Eric Draper named state parks czar; Julie Wraithmell interim director at Audubon Florida

THE DAILY FRAY
November 4, 2017 10:00 am

Eric Draper, executive director of Audubon Florida for eight years, was named Florida state parks director, filling a post that has been vacant since February and troubled for the past year. MORE-»
MOTION In battle for the bunker, it's science and chance for history

In battle for the bunker, it's science and chance for history

By JOHN HOWELL The Daily Fray
October 30, 2017 11:15 pm

Healthy U.S. marine fisheries rely on management plans approved by government stewards that keep prized fish in the water and people in business. It mostly works for the saltwater stars such as striped bass, bluefish, and snappers but not as well for forage fish like menhaden, according to scientists, conservationists, and a variety of stakeholders. MORE-»

ecocapitalist.jpg» There's a growing wave on Wall Street that is embracing eco stocks and 'socially responsible investing.' Coming in The Fray

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» "Blue Planet II" by Sir David Attenborough, which debuted on the BBC Oct. 29, may not be the last conservation film series for the 91-year-old naturalist. "I see no reason whatsoever why I can’t live past 100. Earth has enough wonders to make more than three Planet Earth series."



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» When Gulf Coast Floridians reflect on Hurricane Irma, they will forever remember "The Wobble." How the slightest shift affected the monster storm's path, preventing coastal communities from a total wipeout. (Tampa Bay Times)


mosquitomicroscope (2).jpg» Monster mosquitoes vs. Zika (Tampa Bay Times)


» NOAA: 10-16 tropical storms (Associated Press)


» Inside an "otherworldly" Cuba (Orlando Sentinel)


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