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Rest & Recreation | 8 of Florida’s Best Atlantic Coast Beaches

When people think of stunning coastal views, beaches with sand for miles, and unbelievable sights, places like Italy or Greece might come to mind. What people tend to forget is that there are plenty of majestic beaches and views right in the United States. Florida is home to a lot of these exquisite spots—here are […]

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Effects of the Red Tide

It seems that the most recent Red Tide outbreak is finally receding. A report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stated that as of February 22, 2019, “the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was not observed in the samples collected over the past week.” Beginning in late 2017, this current eruption has lasted […]

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FWC Approves New Shore-Based Shark Fishing Regulations

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is going to implement a statewide ban on chumming in July of 2019 to address shore-based shark fishing concerns. Chumming refers to a widely-used fishing process that involves dumping chopped up fish parts, bones, and blood into the water to attract marine life. The final decision by the […]

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Information about Florida’s seashore beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Beaches are the result of wave and wind action on the shoreline. Waves deposit sand grains that are suspended in the water near the shoreline. Wind blows the sand grains further inland. The beach berm is the deposit of material comprising the […]

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