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It’s spring break in Southwest Florida with tourists and seasonal visitors flocking to Collier County. Although Hurricane Ian ripped through the Gulf Coast six months ago, heavy traffic and long waits at restaurants demonstrate damage from the storm won’t deter those wanting to visit the Paradise Coast.
Florida residents may have trouble breathing after inhaling hydrogen sulfide
March 26 (UPI) -- Officials in Miami Beach have declared a state of emergency as "massive crowds" of Spring Breakers descend on the Florida city causing mayhem, including the shooting deaths of two people.
The Gulf of Maine Research Institute offers free workshops to help residents prepare.
The looming doom of a gargantuan sargassum bloom is an ominous omen for Florida's tourism industry, which heavily depends on its breathtaking beaches to draw in millions of travelers annually.
Millions of fish have washed up dead in southeastern Australia in what authorities and scientists say is caused by floods and hot weather
A massive buildup of seaweed that scientists have tracked for months has started to wash ashore the Sunshine State, with experts warning that the worst could still be ahead.
Royal Caribbean recently announced it will open its new Royal Beach Club resort in 2025. The 17-acre destination experience will be located at the western end of Paradise Island in Nassau, The Bahamas. It will feature a combination of the island’s stunning beaches and the cruise line’s signature experiences.
Florida’s southwest coast was hit by an increase of toxic Red Tide algae this week, ruining the beach experience for many tourists. The current bloom started in October.
It stretches over 5,000 miles. It weighs over 10 million tons. And it's circling around the Gulf of Mexico and the mid-Atlantic, where the right combination of currents and wind could push it ashore.
According to the most recent assessment from Mexico’s secretary of the navy, the Riviera Maya might witness up to 3 feet of sargassum buildup this week alone.
On the first Saturday of spring break for many, a beautiful day with the wind in their favor.
A raft of brown-colored seaweed in the Atlantic Ocean is so vast it can be seen from space.
LANSING – The relationship between residents of coastal communities and their local water heritage can advance restoration efforts, create recreational opportunities, and promote tourism and economic growth, a new study says.
Visible from space, an explosion of harmful seaweed now stretches like a sea monster across the ocean. Could robots save us from it – and store carbon in the process?
Editor's note: The following story is from The Current, an independent, in-depth and investigative journalism website for Coastal Georgia. Feral horses — especially the females — live a short, sickly life on Georgia’s largest barrier island, advocates say.
Scientific research from Australia hailing the benefits of great white shark cage-diving appears to contradict suggestions by the Mexican authorities responsible for closing hotspot Guadalupe Island recently that the practice is unsustainable.
Experts say an understanding of the tourist capacity limits for local communities in the islands would help inform policies.
Poor governance and mediocre short-sighted politics are destroying the paradise that Goa was as its environment, water table, culture and way of life is drastically threatened by tourism and migration, points out Ramesh Menon.
The extraction of tons of seashells from Costa Rican beaches by tourists puts the country on alert because removing these materials from its ecosystems could affect the beauty of tourist destinations .
It’s amazing no one has died.
PINELLAS,Fla. - This time of year, we start to see more and more visitors to our piece of paradise. As more people head to the beach, Audubon Florida, a conservation nonprofit, says the crowds are forcing coastal birds who nest at the beach to find other places to nest and to raise their babies.
Barcelona's mayor has promised to limit tourism and cruise ships as she seeks re-election. The Spanish city is one of Europe's most visited holiday destinations.
New political leadership, and the end of pandemic restrictions bodes well for a comprehensive action plan to restore and revive Venice Beach’s Oceanfront Walk that will return commerce and tourism to this urban beach enclave
Crowds gathered Tuesday at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison as temperatures rose into the 90s last summer. Attendance at Connecticut state parks remained close to 50 percent above pre-pandemic levels in 2022, according to early estimates by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.