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Aquarius Reef Base (Source: CBS4)

Cousteau’s Mission In Underwater Keys Lab Set To Start June 1st

After being delayed due to the October partial government shutdown, the grandson of ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau is once again preparing to spend 31 days at an underwater research laboratory in the Florida Keys.

04/14/2014

Aquarius Reef Base (Source: CBS4)

Cousteau’s Mission In Underwater Keys Lab Postponed

The partial government shutdown may be over but it’s still causing delays especially for the grandson of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau who planned to spend a month in an underwater research lab in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–10/29/2013

(Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Divers Carve Out Halloween Favorite

A weekend Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest attracted 30 entrants in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

10/20/2013

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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.

09/26/2013

Aquarius Reef Base (Source: CBS4)

Cousteau To Spend A Month In Underwater Keys Lab

In order to conduct research on the underwater effects of climate, the grandson of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau plans to spend a month in an underwater research lab in the Keys.

CBS4–06/17/2013

Spencer Slate, right, costumed as a scuba diving Easter bunny, hands a hard-boiled egg to Quinn Vanischak Sunday, March 31, 2013, during an Underwater Easter Egg hunt in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Easter Egg Hunt Under Sea Off Key Largo

If it’s Easter and you’re in Key Largo, there’s only one way to do your traditional egg hunt. Underwater!

03/31/2013

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Keys Man Who Made $390K In Illegal Lobster Harvest Gets Prison

A Florida Keys man who made $390,000 by illegally harvesting spiny lobsters from artificial underwater habitats has been caught by the claws of justice.

CBS4–11/29/2012

Cat Rambo, left, and Manuel Garcia, right, show off their respective interpretations of presidential candidate Mitt Romney, left,  and President Barack Obama, right, at the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Presidential Pumpkins Carved Underwater In The Keys

With the eyes of the nation on South Florida for the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University in Boca Raton, a little farther south, some divers in the Florida Keys carved pumpkins portraying candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney during an offbeat event in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

CBS4–10/22/2012

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Stimulus Money Stimulates Florida’s Coral Reef Restoration

Federal stimulus money is being used to help stimulate the growth of coral reef along Florida shores in a massive restoration effort.

CBS4–06/02/2012

Atlantis Dive Shop owner Spencer Slate places Easter eggs in the sand along the edge of the reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Key Largo ahead of his annual underwater Easter Egg Hunt. (Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Easter Bunny Takes Egg Hunt Under Water

The Easter Bunny isn’t known for his ability to swim, but he has been spotted diving off the Florida Keys hiding brightly-colored Easter eggs in the coral.

CBS4–04/03/2012

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