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  • Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult

    Russian who urged Arctic conservation is unbowed after Putin's insult
    MOSCOW — Political science professor Sergei Medvedev, a longtime lover and explorer of the Arctic, drew the ire of Russian President Vladimir Putin when he recently called for international protection of the icy northern region in the face of...
  • Investing: Profit from the new oil boom

    Decades of importing crude from the vast Arabian deserts left many people believing that America's dependence on foreign oil was as inevitable as the tide. But sweeping changes in the way oil and gas are extracted are challenging that assumption. As...
  • Exploring Sarasota

    Exploring Sarasota
    If the graceful aerialists, mighty strongmen and goofy clown humor of the circus puts stars in your eyes, you’ll enjoy Sarasota. John Ringling of Ringling Brothers circus fame not only made a home there but left his imprint on the county known today...
  • Three years later, BP oil cleanup ends in some Gulf Coast states

    Three years after a cataclysmic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, oil producer BP announced Monday that active oil cleanup had ended in three states hit by the disaster. The gulf, the company said, is getting back to normal, a claim contested by...
  • Study: Gulf oil spill is sickening fish vital to seafood industry

    The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
  • Endangered sea turtles in harm's way in Gulf of Mexico

    Endangered sea turtles in harm's way in Gulf of Mexico
    Federal scientists for the first time have mapped the migration patterns and feeding grounds of Kemp’s ridley sea turtle in the Gulf of Mexico, and the study reveals that the favored feeding sites for the endangered turtles overlap with the most-...
  • Thanks to Isaac, Florida State bracing for wet week indoors

     
    Currently a Tropical Storm, but expected to reach Category 2 hurricane strength before it makes landfall on the Gulf Coast, the weather system known as Isaac has already proven to be a major headache for Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his staff this...
  • Holiday activities in South Walton

     
    South Walton, on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, is offering an array of events to take advantage of mild weather and the stunning white sands and turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Here's a partial list of the family-oriented holiday events:...
  • Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches

    Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches
    There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf. Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
  • Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)

    Florida Beach Guide: Fort De Soto Park (Near St. Pete Beach)
    For an escape from the hustle of normal Tampa Bay civilization, set your sights on Fort De Soto Park, an absolutely stunning retreat. It's part of St. Petersburg, but seems to be from a faraway world. Located on the Gulf of Mexico, it bears a military...
  • Florida Beach Guide: St. Pete Beach

    Florida Beach Guide: St. Pete Beach
    St. Pete Beach is a barrier island in Pinellas county with award-winning, beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. With miles of pristine white sand, St. Pete Beach offers visitors a variety of views, activities and Florida sun. St. Pete Beach is nestled...
  • Coast Guard Rescues Small Plane Passengers In Gulf Of Mexico

    Coast Guard Rescues Small Plane Passengers In Gulf Of Mexico
    A Coast Guard crew out of Belle Chasse rescued two men after their plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The men were traveling from Bay Town, Texas, to Sarasota, Florida. Both men are from Texas and were taken to Ochsner Medical Center as a...