Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Healthy Corals Relocated During Port Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a project to deepen two channels approaching the port is about 35 percent complete. Dredging is expected to finish in July 2015.


Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Corals Collected From Shipping Channel Off Miami

Divers are collecting corals from a shipping channel off Port Miami in an effort to save them. Plans call for the channel to be deepened to accommodate much bigger ships that soon will pass through a widened Panama Canal.


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2 Keys Marine Dealers Guilty In Illegal Marine Life Scheme

Two Keys marine dealers pleaded guilty Wednesday for conspiring to harvest and transport marine life.


(Source: AP)

Keys Sanctuary Proves Female Pillar Corals Exist In Fla.

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission researchers have documented male and female pillar corals spawning together in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

CBS Miami–08/08/2012