Environment and Weather

Coast Guard Ignites Louisiana Oil Slick
To avert a natural disaster along the wetlands of the Louisiana coastline, the Coast Guard today started a controlled burn of the oil slick formed from the Gulf oil rig explosion. According to the Coast Guard News website: Workboats will ...
Rock the Cradle for Catch and Release
John Page Williams of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation turned me on to this great way to handle big fish. Williams also works with CCA MD for its Careful Catch Release program. Muskie anglers have been using catch cradles for years to ...
Follow the Science On Ethanol
Keeping on with the ethanol theme, I got an email from BoatUS today discussing the problems with the EPA’s possible approval of E15 gasoline. Here is the link featuring the BoatUs position on E15. You already know mine. (If not, ...
Extreme Hurricane Season Expected for 2010
If last year’s docile hurricane season lulled us into complacency, this year’s hurricane forecast should keep boaters on their toes. BoatUS sent notice based on this year’s predictions: Accuweather, a nationwide weather service, recently reported it expects 2010 to be an “extreme ...
California Restaurant Busted For Whale Sushi
File this news story under either “WTF” or “Despicable.” A restaurant in Santa Monica called THE HUMP got busted for serving whale sushi. Hey guys, somebody there must have known whales are endangered. Really cool. Can I get my condor egg-white ...
Want better fishing? Help fight water pollution.
Those of us living along and fishing in the Chesapeake Bay have seen the best & worst of the fight against water pollution. For decades we enjoyed an increase in water quality and a reduction in pollution, and along with ...

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