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  • Teen bitten by shark at Cape Henlopen

    Teen bitten by shark at Cape Henlopen
    Marine biologists have confirmed that a teenager was bitten by a shark at Cape Henlopen State Park on Monday, and officials said the boy had to get about 25 stitches to close the wound on his arm. The 16-year-old boy, who was not identified, was standing...
  • Great places to pitch a tent in Florida

    Great places to pitch a tent in Florida
    Florida possesses an embarrassment of riches in luxury accommodations at resorts and hotels, a huge draw for almost everyone vacationing in the state, whether residents or out-of-staters. But the state also has a wealth of more primitive accommodations:...
  • Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list

    Florida lands four on Dr. Beach best beach in the U.S. list
    The annual list of best beaches in the U.S. has been announced and Florida beaches have taken four of the top 10 spots. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, is the Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research....
  • Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers from land

     Mining for fracking sand drives some Illinois farmers from land
    — The Flynns are weary of bright lights that flood their bedroom each night from a sand mine next door. A second neighboring mine is in the works, and yet another nearby field has just been sold for mining as well. "I always thought when I died I'...
  • Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific

    Island nation of Kiribati bans commercial fishing in part of Pacific
    Kiribati will prohibit commercial fishing in a swath of ocean that is a major spawning ground for tuna, the Pacific island nation’s president said this week, not long before President Obama announced U.S. plans to protect top marine areas and...
  • Florida tiene 4 de las 10 mejores playas en EEUU | FOTOS

    Florida tiene 4 de las 10 mejores playas en EEUU | FOTOS
    ¿No tienes presupuesto para unas vacaciones lejos de casa en este verano? No te preocupes porque a tan solo unas cuantas millas, dentro del mismo Estado del Sol, puedes disfrutar de paradisíacos lugares. La lista anual de las mejores playas en Estados...
  • Shedd applauds creation of world's largest marine protected area in the Pacific Ocean

    Coral reefs are projected to be gone by 2050; seafood is predicted to disappear by 2048. There has never been a more critical time to protect our oceans. We applaud President Barack Obama and his administration for his public commitment to create the...
  • Tiptoeing Under The Tulip Trees In Vernon

    Tiptoeing Under The Tulip Trees In Vernon
    For some reason, the song "Tiptoe Through The Tulips" has stuck in my head over the years. I found myself humming it once again as I made my way around the tulip tree trail in the wilds of Vernon. I even found myself changing the lyrics a bit. "Tiptoe...
  • Teen bitten by shark off Delaware beach

    Teen bitten by shark off Delaware beach
    Marine biologists have confirmed that a teenager was bitten by a shark at Cape Henlopen State Park in Delaware on Monday, and officials said the boy had to get about 25 stitches to close the wound on his arm. The 16-year-old boy, who was not identified,...
  • Cary girl killed by falling tree limb identified

    Cary girl killed by falling tree limb identified
    With the skies threatening bad weather, Kevin Spahr considered whether he and two of his five children should return home early from their weekend camping trip, but his 10-year-old daughter Allison asked to stay until Monday as planned. Hours later, the...
  • California: Shipwrecks? Pioneers? Free state park tours tell the tales

    Three Central California parks this month will hold free walks and talks to showcase their history as whaling points, pioneer settlements and public lands. It's a special year for California State Parks. The agency, which oversees more than 150 parks,...