| Sep 28, 2013
As readers of this column know, food is a prime factor in setting the Postcards From Florida itinerary.
In Apalachicola that connection is oysters, but the historic Gulf Coast destination on Florida's Panhandle has much more to offer.
| Oct 29, 2013
| 2:06 PM
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 --...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Hillary Clinton told Variety that Oceana's fete at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel was a "very important event," but as much as she tried to keep the focus on the org's work in protecting the ocean ecosystem, few others couldn't help but allude to the prospect...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- The South China Sea controversy continues to roil the waters. China claims to own almost every square inch, including every island and natural feature in this vast sea -- despite angry protestations from its neighbors.
Well, a similar...
| Oct 31, 2013
This is what you can expect to find at the 54th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show that opens today: More than 1,000 gleaming boats of every size and shape and price range imaginable; a sultry fireworks show and a first-time ever children's clinic...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 - In recognition of October as National Cooperative Month, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced on Oct. 23 that U.S. farmer, rancher and fishery cooperatives set records for sales, income and assets in 2012, buoyed by...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:36 AM
ROME -- The Eritreans were seeking a new life in Europe, with about 500 of them crowded aboard a 66-foot boat crossing the Mediterranean. Instead, the vessel caught fire and capsized Thursday, in one of the worst disasters seen on a route sailed by...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 4:31 PM
The Alaska red king crab fishery featured on the reality show, "Deadliest Catch," is facing an uncertain start because of the federal government's partial shutdown, and a late opening could have ripple effects in Japan.
National fisheries managers who...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Among the far-reaching effects of the ongoing government shutdown is the lack of staff at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, which is about to put a major crimp in the Alaskan fishing industry. The problem is so great that it's even...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:10 PM
WASHINGTON — The crabbers are getting, well, crabby.
With the offices of the National Marine Fisheries Service closed because of the federal government shutdown, fishermen have been unable to get permits for the Alaska king crab season, which...
| Oct 12, 2013
It is possible to reserve a table at Fishing With Dynamite, I have heard, to make a phone call or to get lucky on Open Table, or to walk into the 33-seat restaurant directly from an afternoon at the beach. You might even catch a sliver of sunset from...