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Where Are the World’s Most Dangerous Seas?

7/23/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Laura Kiniry. From the Drake Passage to the Bermuda Triangle, these waters have a reputation for death and destruction. IN DECEMBER 2004, SAN FRANCISCO business owner John Dorning embarked on his first journey aboard the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2. Dorning was making the crossing from Southampton, England, to New York… SEE MORE

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Anglers Are The Key to Climate-Resilient Fisheries

7/22/2024 by Param Bhatia

By Daniel Ritz. A new report written for anglers by anglers serves as a call to arms to galvanize the angling community to demand action as climate change disrupts fishing experiences coast-to-coast WASHINGTON – Today, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) released a report written for anglers, by anglers,… SEE MORE

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United Nations Endorses New “Guidelines for Sustainable Aquaculture”

7/21/2024 by Param Bhatia

By NOAA provided scientific expertise on the guidelines, which will develop global aquaculture best practices. More seafood is currently produced via farming, or aquaculture, than is harvested from the wild, according to a recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report. As more people globally rely on seafood farming… SEE MORE

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Assessing the Global Climate in June 2024

7/20/2024 by Param Bhatia

By 13 consecutive months of record-warm global temperatures and the second-lowest June Antarctic sea ice extent Highlights: Temperatures were above average over much of the globe with Africa, Asia and South America having their warmest June on record. Sea surface temperatures were record warm for the 15th consecutive month.… SEE MORE

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Southern Coast & Casco Bay, ME

Casco Bay and Maine's Southern Coast are the most populated areas of Maine, but that doesn't result in any lack of charm or local flavor. Portland, the jewel of Maine, and home to the best food anywhere is a vibrant growing city. The Southern Maine Coast has been blessed with miles picturesque beaches, and islands of pastoral country surrounded by seas of forest. Both history and geography create the chemistry to give you a vacation you won't forget. Enjoy a lobster boat cruise, charter fishing excursion or kayaking excursion along the coast, canoeing on the Mousam River, a trolley ride to the beach, or the thrill of an oceanside amusement park. Open year 'round, the Southern Maine Coast has it all. SEE MORE