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  • MD striped bass spawn better but still below average

    MD striped bass spawn better but still below average
    Striped bass reproduction in Maryland waters improved this year, but remained well below average, state officials announced. The Department of Natural Resources said that its 2013 striped-bass juvenile index, a measure of spawning success in the...
  • Train in Alabama oil spill was carrying 2.7 million gallons of crude

    A train that derailed and exploded in rural Alabama was hauling 2.7 million gallons of crude oil, according to officials. The 90-car train was crossing a timber trestle above a wetland near Aliceville late Thursday night when approximately 25 rail...
  • West Coast sardine crash could radiate throughout ecosystem

    West Coast sardine crash could radiate throughout ecosystem
    The sardine fishing boat Eileen motored slowly through moonlit waters from San Pedro to Santa Catalina Island, its weary-eyed captain growing more desperate as the night wore on. After 12 hours and $1,000 worth of fuel, Corbin Hanson and his crew returned...
  • With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project

    With nuclear plants idled, Japan launches pioneering wind project
    Japan inaugurated a floating offshore wind turbine Monday that energy industry leaders hope will open a new frontier in Japanese renewable technologies and help the country reduce its dependence on nuclear energy and fossil fuels. The floating...
  • New stream designation may end Lehigh Valley-area trout stockings

    New stream designation may end Lehigh Valley-area trout stockings
    Catching trout in a few heavily fished area streams might become more difficult toward the middle and end of the season under a Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission proposal to reclassify them as Class A waters. Normally, the reclassification would...
  • Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish

    Oarfish hosted parasites, giving scientists insight into bony fish
    Researchers have discovered that the massive oarfish hosts several types of parasites, revealing clues about the serpent-like fish’s habitat, UC Santa Barbara announced this week. Parasitologists at the university obtained small tissue samples --...
  • Google Earth images reveal unreported fish catches

    Google Earth images reveal unreported fish catches
    All it took to reach a more realistic estimate of how much fish is being harvested from the sea was one scientist with an Internet connection and an inquisitive mind. Researchers at the University of British Columbia used satellite imagery from Google...
  • Train carrying crude oil explodes, spills oil into Alabama wetlands

    A 90-car train derailed and exploded in rural Alabama early Friday morning, spilling its crude oil cargo into the surrounding wetlands and igniting a fire so intense that officials said it will take 24 hours to burn out. No one was injured. The train...
  • Dining Scene: From soft-shell crab to shrimp po'boy

    Dining Scene: From soft-shell crab to shrimp po'boy
    Meatball Room 3011 Yamato Road, west of Boca Raton, 561-409-4111, MeatballRoom.com If you want to supersize it, come here for the goblet cocktails, the nearly dozen kinds of hefty meatballs and the mammoth variety and size of desserts. It's all part...
  • Passion grows for oyster farming

    Passion grows for oyster farming
    — Oysters may or may not be an aphrodisiac, but they sure bring out passion in those who raise them for a living. Tim Devine barely knew from oysters when he was growing up in Easton, not far from the Chesapeake Bay. Now he's growing them on 10...
  • Atlantic fishing nations fail to act to protect sharks, tuna

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nations whose fleets fish for bluefin tuna and sharks ended a meeting in South Africa without reaching agreement on action to protect critically endangered species, environmentalist groups said. A proposal to ban fishing of...