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Florida Keys - Archive (Connect and Protect)

2024
January
09,
2024
| 19:30 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors to the Florida Keys can now discover the island chain’s unique eco-attractions and environmental offerings by using the free Florida Keys Eco-Experience Trail pass.The mobile-exclusive digital pass enables users to check in at area businesse...
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2023
November
01,
2023
| 16:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
KEY WEST, Florida Keys — Ocean aficionados and eco-travelers can celebrate the unique marine environment of the Florida Keys, including the continental United States’ only coral barrier reef, during Mote Marine Laboratory’s 2023 Ocean Fest: A Communi...
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October
03,
2023
| 13:43 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Every day is an adventure in the Florida Keys, where the subtropical climate and scenic natural settings create the perfect backdrop for eco-adventure activities such as exploring mangrove wilderness, tropical hardwood hammocks and rainforest areas o...
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October
03,
2023
| 13:34 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Environmental preservation is a priority in the Florida Keys. Today, Keys visitors are walking, hiking, cycling, paddling, diving and snorkeling specifically to see the natural sights on land and water.Among the islands of Marathon in the Middle Keys...
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October
03,
2023
| 12:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Advocating environmentally supportive actions is a vital element of the Florida Keys' commitment to protecting the region's natural resources. From Big Pine Key to Key West, a wide variety of positive environmental activities and attractions enable v...
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August
04,
2023
| 12:08 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Divers with Reef Renewal, a Florida Keys-based coral restoration group, have begun moving small coral colonies from a successful shallow coral nursery located in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to deeper, cooler water....
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July
08,
2023
| 09:27 AM Europe/Amsterdam
A one-of-a-kind undersea concert spotlighted reef protection Saturday while entertaining divers and snorkelers in Florida Keys waters -- home to the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef....
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June
20,
2023
| 16:01 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Divers visiting the Florida Keys who want to do more than observe the only coral barrier reef in the continental United States can serve as citizen scientists by planting nursery-raised coral to help replenish the reef ecosystem....
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May
12,
2023
| 15:51 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In recognition of World Oceans Day promoting ocean preservation, Key Largo's Coral Restoration Foundation is hosting its annual Coralpalooza Dive Day and Festival Saturday, June 10, featuring in-person reef diving in Key Largo and Key West as well as...
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April
22,
2023
| 07:45 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Two rehabilitated green sea turtles were released back to their ocean home off the Florida Keys Saturday to mark Earth Day in the subtropical island chain.
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April
04,
2023
| 11:55 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Every day is a reason to celebrate the beauty of the planet in the Florida Keys, full of natural wonders set against scenic backdrops of earth, sea and sky. The waters surrounding the island chain, including the continental United States' only living...
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2022
December
28,
2022
| 13:37 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Conservation-minded divers interested in aiding in reef restoration in the Florida Keys can join marine scientists during hands-on coral restoration dive trips. These ecotourism experiences enable Keys visitors to connect with the area's underwater e...
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June
17,
2022
| 13:04 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Divers interested in viewing the underwater phenomenon of coral spawning can join Florida Keys dive operators during select coral spawning charters - twilight trips to shallow reefs on or around the full moons in August and September to watch the rep...
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May
18,
2022
| 14:21 PM Europe/Amsterdam
The Florida Keys island chain is renowned for its unparalleled natural resources, ranging from national wildlife refuges to the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef. And while Keys residents are leading the effort to protect and ...
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May
17,
2022
| 14:25 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Divers and snorkelers can promote reef protection and explore the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef during a one-of-a-kind underwater concert scheduled Saturday, July 9.
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May
11,
2022
| 14:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Communities play a significant role as stewards of the world's oceans. Environmental enthusiasts interested in aiding in reef restoration in the Florida Keys can join marine scientists with multiple coral restoration organizations to productively giv...
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May
05,
2022
| 15:00 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In recognition of World Oceans Day promoting ocean preservation, Key Largo's Coral Restoration Foundation is hosting its annual Coralpalooza Saturday, June 4, featuring in-person reef diving spanning from Key Largo to Key West....
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March
23,
2022
| 13:15 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Encouraging environmentally responsible behavior is a crucial element of the Florida Keys' commitment to protecting the region's natural resources.Home to the continental United States' only living coral barrier reef, the Florida Keys also have an ar...
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March
23,
2022
| 12:22 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Visitors and seasonal "snowbirds" who want to do something good or add an enriching element to their next Florida Keys vacation can find area charities and nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting and improving environmental quality - and huma...
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March
23,
2022
| 10:48 AM Europe/Amsterdam
They look like the clawed talons of an oversized prehistoric bird, but these claws - orange-red, pale yellow and black - come from the ocean, not the sky.They're stone crab claws, offering sweet and succulent meat that ranks among the Florida Keys' m...
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March
22,
2022
| 14:31 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Truly unique environmental organizations attract visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West who are marine scientists, ornithologists, nature lovers - and eco-conscious vacationers.Interested in learning about coral restoration techniques, capturing inv...
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March
20,
2022
| 09:13 AM Europe/Amsterdam
Inviting environmental attractions await visitors to the Florida Keys & Key West, whether they're interested in learning about marine mammals, sea turtles, wild birds or the plant species that add color and lushness to the island chain's landscape.Am...
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February
18,
2022
| 12:41 PM Europe/Amsterdam
One of nature's greatest wonders is a living coral barrier reef, and the Florida Keys island chain is home to the only one in the continental United States. The teeming backbone of marine life runs the length of the Keys about 5 miles offshore, and c...
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2021
November
29,
2021
| 16:32 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Grimal Grove, the 2-acre fruit farm billed as the first and only breadfruit grove in the continental United States, has begun offering 90-minute guided tropical fruit excursions at its off-the-beaten-path location on Big Pine Key....
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November
18,
2021
| 14:59 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Coral reefs are considered the rainforests of the oceans, supporting marine life, protecting shorelines and providing food and economic benefits to humans. Along with thousands of the world's ocean advocates, recreational divers interested in volunte...
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July
14,
2021
| 11:20 AM Europe/Amsterdam
An extensive public awareness initiative has begun to help leisure Florida Keys travelers and residents have an enjoyable, safe and non-impacting experience during both the two-day lobster sport season and the traditional lobster harvesting season....
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June
01,
2021
| 14:27 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Divers and snorkelers can explore a portion of the continental United States' only coral barrier reef while enjoying a sub-sea concert that promotes reef preservation Saturday, July 10, in the Lower Florida Keys....
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April
22,
2021
| 13:44 PM Europe/Amsterdam
In celebration of Earth Day, staff from the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital released a rehabilitated loggerhead sea turtle back to the ocean off Marathon Thursday.
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February
19,
2021
| 12:28 PM Europe/Amsterdam
For Christina Wilson, hosting "Island Hopping: Florida Keys" enabled her to take a deep dive into Florida Keys adventures that even some longtime locals haven't experienced - and share them with viewers of the syndicated television special. The ...
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2020
November
16,
2020
| 14:19 PM Europe/Amsterdam
Thousands of scuba divers, snorkelers, anglers and watersports enthusiasts visit the Florida Keys annually to dive or snorkel the United States' only living coral reef and enjoy Keys waters. In November 2020 the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary...
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