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  • Motherless eaglets all grown, ready to fly away

    Motherless eaglets all grown, ready to fly away
    You are cordially invited to a special coming-out party — the release of Norfolk Botanical Garden's three motherless eaglets, now grown and ready to head back into the wild. The event, open to the public, happens at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 27, at...
  • An oyster's place in history

    They lack the blue crab's personality, don't fight like rockfish and aren't as plentiful as menhaden. Yet oysters are perhaps the Chesapeake Bay's most celebrated seafood. They provided protein to settlers who arrived at Jamestown in 1607 during a...
  • Oyster aquaculture thrives, but consequences loom

    Oyster aquaculture thrives, but consequences loom
    Growing oysters in Virginia used to be a lousy business venture. Only the most ardent farmers could steer the Chesapeake Bay delicacy past diseases, predators and other obstacles into adulthood. That was before advances, most notably the creation of a...
  • New species of hammerhead shark confirmed

    New species of hammerhead shark confirmed
    The discovery of a new species of hammerhead shark may sound like bad news for swimmers. But shark bites are rare, and it turns out this may be worse news for sharks. The shark, as yet unnamed, closely resembles the scalloped hammerhead shark, a species...
  • No new protection for Atlantic bluefin tuna

    No new protection for Atlantic bluefin tuna
    The Atlantic bluefin tuna, a fabled sport fish that has sustained a sharp decline to serve the sushi restaurants of Osaka and Tokyo, was rejected Friday for a place on the endangered species list. Once sought after by Ernest Hemingway, Zane Grey and...
  • An ocean boardwalk and dining options galore coming to Norwegian Breakaway

    An ocean boardwalk and dining options galore coming to Norwegian Breakaway
    Norwegian Cruise Line is embracing the boardwalk for its new ship, the Norwegian Breakaway. As part of the unique design for the new ship, NCL will be offering up The Waterfront and 678 Ocean Place, which includes an oceanfront boardwalk lined with...
  • Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market

    Dixie Crossroads, the Thompson family and Wild Ocean Seafood Market
    Forty years ago, rock shrimp were considered a trash catch. They were called "peanuts" and "hard heads" because of their tough outer shell. Once opened, the crustaceans revealed a large sand vein that was anything but mouthwatering. Brevard County boat...
  • Crescent City comes to grips with tsunami's devastation

    Crescent City comes to grips with tsunami's devastation
    The day after a tsunami destroyed this beleaguered city's fishing harbor and battered the economy along with it, the sky here on the wild Northern California coast struggled to brighten. Rain pelted the debris-strewn harbor. Winds whipped through the...
  • Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis

    Japan's fishing industry a major casualty of nuclear crisis
    Standing on the deck of his 91-foot trawler, veteran fisherman Tomoyuki Kondou winces over reports that radioactivity from Japan's damaged nuclear power plant in nearby Fukushima has contaminated the local food supply after this month's deadly...
  • Serenity is just an easy drive to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands

    Serenity is just an easy drive to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands
    There are 28 miles of beaches along the inviting patch of coast that encompasses Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands, an area of more than 900 square miles on Florida's southwest coast. It's more than enough room to claim a secluded section for one's...
  • Steps must be taken to protect striped bass

    Steps must be taken to protect striped bass
    It shouldn't come as a surprise, I suppose, that the striped bass season began Saturday with uneasy folks focused on the intensity and direction of the wind. Concerns about our own health and well-being on the water aren't much different than the worries...