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UN’SHUCKING’BELIEVABLE

2016-02-16

Imagine looking out your window and a seeing a piece of land the size of a football field disappearing. Now, imagine a football field vanishing every 45 minutes. If you live in Southeastern Louisiana that’s your window. Louisiana’s estuarine wetlands are disappearing at an astounding rate. Since 1930, 1,900 square miles of wetlands have been lost, and it’s estimated that 34 years from now, by 2050, another 700 square miles will be gone.

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THE LATEST FROM E.I.C. FRED GARTH

2015-08-10

What is IUU fishing? Hint: It’s NOT Indiana University’s Urban fishing team.

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GALLERY DRINKWARE HAS SOME VERY EXCITING NEWS!

2016-10-08

We are so thrilled to announce that Water Gallery has officially partnered with two new artists and we are currently in the process of creating prototypes for incredible new glass water bottles which will feature their images!

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‘HANDS OFF!’ IS BEST POLICY FOR SEA TURTLE HATCHLINGS

2016-08-29

Sea turtle hatchlings are digging out of their nests and clambering toward the ocean in September and October, the last months of Florida’s sea turtle nesting season.

Just remember, “Hands off!” is the best policy for beachgoers encountering sea turtle hatchings.

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GUY HARVEY IN JAMAICA FOR 30TH ANNIVERSARY DOCUMENTARY, MOBAY MARLIN TOURNAMENT

2016-09-27

German-born, Jamaican-raised conservationist, artist and marine biologist Guy Harvey is now in Jamaica to participate in the 55th Montego Bay Annual International Marlin Tournament and to continue documenting his life’s work in both the art and marine life industries. 

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WE ALL WANT TO LEAVE OUR MARK ON THE WORLD

2016-09-28

We all want to leave our mark on the world when we go.  Hopefully, in a positive way and not notoriously. There’s no doubt, had I gone to meet my maker at an earlier time in my life, my mark might have been less-than-superlative.

But I’m older and wiser now. And the other day, I may have actually stumbled upon my “mark.”

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MARINE RESOURCES RELEASES 18,000 REDFISH FRY

2016-10-31

Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

This has been a particularly productive year for anglers who target redfish along the Alabama Gulf Coast, and the Alabama Marine Resources Division is doing its best to ensure it stays that way.

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Things You Should Know About Guy Harvey and Recreational Anglers

2016-02-01

1)  Guy grew up fishing in Jamaica and is a lifelong recreational angler. 

2) In the past 40 or more years, recreational anglers have been the true marine conservationists. Catch and release practices among recreational anglers is a growing trend, not to mention that anglers have strict regulations they follow...

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LIONS ON THE LINE ILLUSTRATES IMPACT OF LIONFISH ON REEFS

2016-12-05

For those who don’t live near the Alabama Gulf Coast, you might not be aware that Gov. Robert Bentley declared a Lionfish Awareness Day recently.

The reason for the public declaration was to coincide with the Lions on the Line event that was held at the Flora-Bama Marina and Flora-Bama Ole River Bar & Grill, which sit astride the Florida-Alabama line, hence Lions on the Line.

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MARINE RESOURCES WORKS TO BOOST OYSTER PRODUCTION

2016-11-28

If oyster dressing was on the Thanksgiving menu, the likelihood is the cook had to look for oysters at other than traditional outlets.

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