Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Keys Marine Sanctuary Marks 25th AnniversaryMonday marks the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, a federally designated area protecting some 2,900 nautical miles of waters that surround the Keys island chain including the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef.
Underwater Wedding Helps Mark 50th Anniversary Of Keys IconA Miami couple is to be married Tuesday to help mark the 50th anniversary of the installation of an iconic underwater statue off the Florida Keys.
Hundreds Gather For Underwater Radio Broadcast In FloridaHundreds of divers and snorkelers took to the sea to listen to a local radio's four-hour broadcast in the ocean at Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Florida Keys Celebrates World Oceans Day with Coral 'Plantapalooza'In recognition of World Oceans Day, the Florida Keys-based Coral Restoration Foundation is staging its first-ever "Plantapalooza" Monday during which CRF staff, interns, board members and volunteers hope to plant at least 1,000 reef-building staghorn corals in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Scuba Diving Santa Submerges In Florida Keys SanctuaryA Florida Keys version of Santa Claus ditched the sleigh and instead took to the sea.
Spirit Of Halloween Comes Alive At Underwater Pumpkin Carving ContestA crafty group of divers submerged 30 feet beneath the surface in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary to carve jack-o-lanterns during the annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving contest Sunday off Key Largo.
FIU, NOAA Partner To Manage Keys Marine SanctuaryFlorida International University is partnering with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help manage the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Keys Aquarium Offers Up Close Encounters With Marine WildlifeA newly opened aquarium in Marathon is offering visitors the chance to immerse themselves, touch, feel and feed marine wildlife.
'Street View' Goes Under The Sea In The Florida KeysMuch like “street view” mapping—which is available for pretty much every street throughout the country—scientists are working on bringing views of underwater wonders to a computer or smartphone screen near you.
Vets, Teens Transplant Corals In Florida Keys Marine SanctuaryA dozen wounded veterans are wrapping up several days of diving in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Tuesday to help transplant corals on a special section of the reef set aside as a remembrance area for fallen American service personnel.
Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West ShipwreckDivers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck.
Fabien Cousteau's 'Mission 31' Enters 2nd Half The grandson of famed underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau is entering the second half of his 31-day underwater living experiment in the Florida Keys.
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