Environment and Weather

Smartshield Sunscreen, Sun Screen thats Not Greasy!
Sunscreen is a must for boaters, but that greasy feeling sun screen leaves you with stinks, so I was interested when SmartShield said theirs worked without that slickery feel. They sent me one of their 4.5 ounce bottles of SPF30 to try out, ...
BP OIL SPILL: Florida Charter Captains Already Feeling It
Businessweek reports that Florida charter captains are already hit with losses due to the BP oil disaster. As one captain said to the reporters, “This might be the last fishing I ever do in my lifetime.” Meanwhile, BP is now ...
The Oil Spill, Videos, Fishing, and Reality
I’ve tried to stay away from talking about the oil spill and its effect on fishing up to now, but a new video from BoatUS and massive amounts of BS coming from all directions force me into confronting reality. So ...
Are You Prepared for a Bad Hurricane Season?
NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center this week said the hurricane outlook for the Atlantic Basin this year is for an “active to extremely active” season.  While it’s always important to be prepared with a plan for how to deal with severe ...
VIDEO: News Crew Dives Into Gulf Oil Disaster
Philippe Cousteau and an ABC new crew went diving in Hazmat suits to see what was going on underwater.  It’s an underwater look at what is already being called the worst oil disaster in US history.
VIDEO: News Crew Dives Into Gulf Oil Disaster
Philippe Cousteau and an ABC news crew went diving in Hazmat suits to see what was going on below the surface.  It’s an underwater look at what is already being called the worst oil disaster in US history. Quote: “I think ...
Oil Spill Cleanup Making it Worse?
This post from the respected scientists at Blogfish makes that case. Either way, news reports today that tar balls are washing up in Florida shows this is turning into far more than a regional problem. Waiting for their arrival via ...
What’s Happening in the Gulf
The news is still not good from the Gulf of Mexico. The New York Times reports on more fishing closures: Already, oil is visible in virtually all of Louisiana’s closed coastal waters. Yet its ultimate impact on the gulf fisheries will not ...
Baron WxWorx with Quicklink: PC Based, Data Link Weather
Anyone who’s had a satellite weather service piped into their chartplotter already knows how useful these systems are, and Baron offers PC based software that lets you get that same weather data up on the screen of your computer via ...
How You Can Help With the Gulf Oil Spill
As the BP Oil Disaster continues to wreak havoc on the ecosystem in the Gulf of Mexico, a lot of us are left with feelings of disgust giving way to frustrated helplessness. What can we do when an irresponsible company ...

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