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ME - One year later: Changes made after deadly shark attack in Harpswell

HARPSWELL (WGME) -- It's been one year since the first deadly shark attack on record in Maine. It happened in Harpswell off Bailey Island.

Northeast
Recreation

CT - City of Bridgeport, Connecticut's New Installation highlights the financial and environmental benefits of Flexi(R)-Pave

Atlantic Power and Infrastructure Corp. (OTC PINK:AWSL) is pleased to announce its proprietary Flexi®-Pave was selected in Bridgeport CA's famed and popular outdoor entertainment pavilion, 'Seaside Park' - ‘Band Shell'.

Gulf of Mexico
Recreation

FL - These Florida beaches often test positive for fecal coliform bacteria; see data

The Florida Panhandle, a prime summer vacation destination for thousands of southeast Louisiana residents, is home to six of the Sunshine State's beaches that most often test positive for fecal coliform bacteria, according to a new report from the Environment America Research and Policy Center.

Hawaii & Alaska
Recreation

AK - Dispatches from a Surf Camp in Southeast Alaska

After a year of isolation, the small community of Yakutat reconnects among the waves

International
Recreation

Int'l - Commentary: Excitement over marine creatures is great, but are we loving Singapore's shores to death?

High visitorship to intertidal zones suggests growing interest in Singapore’s marine creatures, but without deeper understanding of their ecology, we could be causing them harm, says NUS’ Dr Zeehan Jaafar.

Gulf of Mexico
Recreation

TX - SpaceX responds to DA concerns – Port Isabel-South Padre Press

SpaceX has responded to the Cameron County District Attorney’s (DA) office after the latter said the space company may be violating state law.

International
Recreation

Int'l - Meet The Sharks, With Chris Hemsworth & The Wearer Of The Chain Mail Suit

Chris Hemsworth (who surfs) and Valerie Taylor (who does everything but surf) share their fascination with sharks to kick off the 9th annual Nat Geo TV Sharkfest.

Gulf of Mexico
Recreation

TX - Padre Island National Seashore turtle program facing cuts

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The ATV motored its way along the beach, with the eyes of one volunteer and one paid employee scouting for turtles or turtle tracks or turtle nests.

West Coast
Recreation

CA - Change is coming: Oceano residents are starting to plan for their community's future without off-roading, and they're hoping it doesn't include gentrification

Allene Villa is a lifelong resident of Oceano, but her interest in the Oceano Dunes State Vehicular Recreation Area (SVRA) and its role in what she calls "environmental injustices" for the people of Oceano is a recent preoccupation.

West Coast
Recreation

CA - Tokyo Olympics surfing preview: A century later, a lot riding on sport’s debut at Games

In this Thursday, July 18, 2019, file photo, a surfer competes during a test event at Tsurigasaki beach, a venue for surfing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, in Ichinomiya, Chiba prefecture, east of Tokyo. The International Surfing Association has been lobbying the International Olympic Committee since 1995, though the effort to include the sport dates back to the 1912 Summer Games in Stockholm.

Great Lakes
Recreation

MI - Leelanau County Residents Push Back Against Proposed Settlement

A lawsuit settlement concerning beach access and property rights in Leelanau county is being reconsidered.

Mid-Atlantic
Recreation

NY - Rolling protest against vehicle ban brings trucks to Amagansett beach

Over 40 pickups and other trucks drove across a strip of Amagansett beach Sunday morning to protest a recent state Supreme Court order barring vehicles from the popular fishing and recreation spot.

International
Recreation

World - Why surfing is the sport of fearless women, movie stars and royalty

They’re the wave of the future. Champion female surfers will be riding the waves at the 2021 Summer Games in Tokyo next month as the sport makes its Olympic debut.

Northeast
Recreation

RI - House approves bill to study shoreline access

The resolution (2021-H 5469A) creates a 12-member special legislative commission to study and provide recommendations on the issues relating to lateral access along the Rhode Island shoreline, with a goal of reporting back to the General Assembly next spring.

Pacific Northwest
Recreation

WA - Beach Week | Have you heard about Seattle’s hidden beaches?

School’s out and summer’s here! To celebrate, we’re letting you in on a little known secret: Seattle has mini hidden beaches and nature preserves that are open to the public!

International
Recreation

World - Global developments in surf park projects

Ongoing growth and interest in surf park projects around the world is set to be discussed this week at the 2021 Surf Park Summit.

Hawaii & Alaska
Recreation

HI - History of Women's Surfing Set Straight: New Book Dives Deep into Seldom-Documented History

In March of 1975, the first women’s “Expression Session” was held at Rocky Point on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. The humble beginnings of the modern pro movement, the event wasn’t like a normal surf contest.

International
Recreation

Int'l - The Legendary Surf Town of Pavones Costa Rica

Near the border of Panama in the most southern area of Costa Rica scarlet macaws sound through the trees and the essence of pura vida is in the air. On the Pacific Coast, the remote town of Pavones hides from the hectic schedules and busy city life, a secret haven for laid-back life.

International
Recreation

Int'l - NOAA Extends Survey On Economic Impacts Of Reef Diving And Snorkeling

The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has extended an ongoing survey to find out what divers and snorkelers spend when they dive coral reefs around the country.

International
Recreation

Int'l - El Salvador is riding waves as global surfing's newest mecca

A 13-mile stretch of Salvadoran shoreline the government has named Surf City is one of the world’s newest surfing meccas. At the center of those 13 miles are La Bocana and El Sunzal, two top surfing spots known collectively as El Tunco after the distinctive volcanic rocks just a few feet off the beach.

International
Recreation

Int'l - Surfing Boom Brings Wave of Benefits to Tiny Coastal Town

The sport has produced world champions and fueled tourism. It's also given the community's poorest children hope.

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