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World's First Sculptural Coral Bank

7/6/2022 by Editor

By Eco Magazine. Counting Coral was founded 2 years ago by artist Jolyon Collier, who decided to connect the worlds of conservation and artistry to take direct action on the coral crisis. Counting Coral designs, builds, donates, and installs Sculptural Coral Banks; a new and advanced method to aid coral… SEE MORE

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The History of Fireworks

7/4/2022 by Editor

By Alexis Stempien. On America’s first Fourth of July celebration in 1777, fireworks were one color: orange. There were no elaborate sparkles, no red, white, and blue stars — nothing more than a few glorified (although uplifting) explosions in the sky. As it turns out, although we’ve been lighting fireworks… SEE MORE

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Police To Use Drones to Monitor Illegal Fireworks

7/4/2022 by Editor

By Rachel Showalter. This year will be the first time some Central Coast cities are using drone technology to monitor illegal fireworks on the Fourth of July. Most cities have some regulations to enforce safe and legal fireworks. Still, every year, many areas see an increased use of illegal fireworks.… SEE MORE

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Rare Black Gar Caught in Texas

7/3/2022 by Editor

By Captain Experiences Angler Surprise: Rare Black Alligator Gar Caught in Texas During another successful day of fly fishing for redfish, Captain Justin and angler Terrel Maguire happened upon an actual fish of a lifetime. Justin will tell you that seeing gator gar in the Texas coastal marsh is “very… SEE MORE

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Record Number of New Boaters Expected July 4th

7/2/2022 by Editor

By the Water Sports Foundation Millions of boaters are expected to head out on the water this Fourth of July weekend, including more than 830,000 first-time boat buyers who purchased during the COVID-19 pandemic. The increase in crowds coupled with the number of inexperienced new boaters has caught the attention… SEE MORE

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9 Steps You Can Take To Mitigate Flooding

7/1/2022 by Editor

By Lily Cao Flooding is a significant problem for buildings all around the world, including architectural treasures like the Farnsworth House that have been plagued by the issue time and time again. In particular, one-third of the entire continental U.S. are at risk of flooding this spring, especially the Northern… SEE MORE

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July 4th Forecast: Typical Summer Weather

6/30/2022 by Editor

By NOAA. If you are wondering how the weather forecast is shaping up in your area for the upcoming Fourth of July weekend, you’ve come to the right place. Typical summer weather is expected for much of the U.S. with scattered showers and thunderstorms from parts of the Southwest to… SEE MORE

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Full Thunder Moon in July

6/28/2022 by Editor

By moongiant.com July’s full moon is called the Full Thunder Moon, after the frequent thunderstorms that roll in during early summer. Thunderstorms are more likely to form in humid environments during summer because of the moist, hot air rising from the ground to the higher, colder parts of our atmosphere.… SEE MORE

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Blue Marlin Grand Championship Tournament

Bayou La Batre, AL July 13 - July 17

The Blue Marlin Grand Championship is a billfish tournament experience like none other. We look forward to seeing you on the docks in July for the greatest show in sport fishing! Even if you don't fish, you won't want to miss this one! SEE MORE

The Maiden is Coming to Mystic

Mystic, CT July 13 @ 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The yacht Maiden will arrive at Mystic Shipyard for the Mudhead mid-season party! Maiden is the Farr-designed 58-footer which Tracy Edwards and her all-female crew sailed to 2nd overall in the 1989-90 Whitbread Round the World Race. Not only did they sail to second place, but more significantly, shattered the… SEE MORE

Yarmouth Clam Festival

Portland, ME July 15 - July 17

Festival with a parade, arts & crafts, carnival, music, events and so much more! As we welcome back our beloved Clam Festival, we are reminded of the hundreds of Yarmouth volunteers who donate their time to the festival to help raise money for over 35 local non-profit organizations, churches, and… SEE MORE

New York Yacht Club 2022 Queen's Cup

Newport, RI July 17

The Queen's Cup will be run on July 17 off Newport, R.I and will include one spinnaker class for ORC yachts with a CDL of 10.5 or greater. The Queen's Cup has a unique starting system in that each yacht may start within a 2-minute window of the starting gun and their actual… SEE MORE