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Archive for the ‘Reefs’ Category

Manta Ray Video off Jacksonville, Florida

By admin On October 24, 2010 No Comments

October 22, 2010 a Friday to remember for these divers who not only saw the Manta Ray but filmed her. The TISIRI team was once again working on the environment. Out collecting trash as part of a grant by West Marine. The days events were being documented on film. Joe Kistel, as the last diver to enter the water explains the story to me like this: I was

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Toxic Algae Killing Coral

By lars2923 On October 15, 2010 No Comments

 

Harmful algal blooms have the potential to lay waste to coral reefs.

Scientists studying coral reefs in the Gulf of Oman have issued the warning after being shocked by the impact of one large-scale bloom, which destroyed a coral reef in just three weeks.

Around 95% of the hard coral beneath the algae died off and 70% fewer fishes were observed in the area.

The rapidly growing patches of microscopic marine plants starve

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Blown-out BP well in Gulf declared dead

By lars2923 On September 19, 2010 No Comments

Today, September 19, 2010 the Blown out BP well is official declared, dead.

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Obama: BP agrees to $20B fund; chairman apologizes

By lars2923 On June 16, 2010 No Comments
By BEN FELLER, Associated Press Writer Ben Feller, Associated Press Writer

 

WASHINGTON – After intense negotiations, BP on Thursday bowed to

President Barack Obama’s demand for a $20 billion fund to compensate victims of the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The humbled chairman of the giant British company apologized to the American people for the horrendous accident.

BP is suspending its

dividends to shareholders for the rest of

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BP Announces Second Block Grant of $25 Million to the State of Florida

By lars2923 On June 13, 2010 No Comments
Release date: 10 June 2010

Today BP announced it is providing the State of Florida with an additional $25 million grant to continue implementation of the State’s Area Contingency Plan.

This $25 million grant is in addition to a previous $25 million block grant that BP announced on May 5 to help accelerate the implementation of the State’s Area Contingency Plan, and a $25 million tourism grant announced on May 17.

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Sinking BP shares ignite trans-Atlantic rift

By lars2923 On June 10, 2010 No Comments

This is what cutting corners to make a profit does.

LONDON – The Gulf of Mexico oil spill risked turning into a trans-Atlantic diplomatic rift Thursday after U.S. threats to have BP fork out billions more for the disaster caused a precipitous slide in the blue-chip’s stock, hurting retirement savings for millions of Britons.

My thought: Why tell us, tell BP. They are the ones who are responsible for this mess.
 America,

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BP Consequences for Gulf Oil Spill

By lars2923 On June 10, 2010 No Comments

What do you think?
What should be the consequences for the catasptrophe occuring off our shores for BP and
US Government?

Is a companies profits (Mngt bonus’) to come at the cost of our planet and its citizens? Should non stockholder of BP be made to pay for their mistakes of saving a buck to make a ton of bucks for BP, its stockholders? Who is BP being responsible to? Of course

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BP Oil Spill News and Updates References

By lars2923 On June 10, 2010 No Comments
Florida State Emergency Response Team (SERT)
maps for oil impacted areas of Florida
  Deepwater Horizon Latest News from Unified Command
(Coast Guard, Homeland Security, NOAA, BP, Transocean, Department of the Interior – Minerals Management Service)   Joint Information Center: www.deepwaterhorizonresponse.com.   Deepwater Horizon Response on Facebook   Deepwater Horizon Response on Twitter | BP on Twitter   Live video feed from BP’sClick here to continue reading


Where are those Florida Artificial Reefs

By admin On June 8, 2010 No Comments

Looking for a place to dive or to fish? Here is the FWC link to Florida’s artificial reefs.

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