Ocean

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

Dactylobatus clarkii or Hookskate caught off Miami Beach by Capt. Mark Quartiano or Mark the Shark

Bizarre Sea Creature Caught Off Miami Beach

A rarely seen sea creature that normally lives at the depths of the ocean has been snagged by Captain Mark Quartiano, better known as Mark the Shark.

11/25/2013

Diana Nyad talks to reporters the day after her record breaking swim from Cuba to Florida. (Source: CBS4)

Oceans Away For Swimmer Diana Nyad

World-record swimmer Diana Nyad is hanging up her goggles at least when it comes to swimming in saltwater.

10/29/2013

A 15-year-old boy drowned after a wave pulls him under the surf.  (Courtesy: Teri Hornstein)

Teen Dies After Being Pulled From Water In Hollywood Beach

Monday afternoon a 15-year old boy died after he was pulled from the surf in a Hollywood park.

CBS4–05/27/2013

Beach Safety

3 Florida Beaches Make Top 10 Best Beach List

No best beach list would be complete without at least one sandy area from Florida on it and this year’s Top 10 Beaches from Dr. Beach at Florida International University goes a little further and has 3 beaches in the Sunshine State on the list.

CBS Miami–05/24/2013

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Soggy Start To the Week

A wet and messy morning greeted South Floridians as plenty of rain soaked the area. The rain came from a short wave of energy moving in from the Gulf of Mexico that took the showers and thunderstorms with it into the Atlantic waters, but the rain isn’t done with the area just yet.

CBS4–04/22/2013

A pair of kayakers unknowingly paddled over a massive school of sharks Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Sharks Spotted Off Hillsboro Beach

Dozens and dozens of sharks were spotted just below the surface of the water off a private club in Hillsboro Beach.

CBS4–03/19/2013

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Ice Sheet Melt Increasing Each Year

A new study in the journal Science has found that the ice sheets covering Greenland and Antarctica have been melting at an increasing rate over the last 20 years.

CBS Miami–11/29/2012

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Focus on South Florida: Dangers of Parasailing

Following a deadly accident in Pompano Beach, we talk with guests who believe parasailing should be held to some kind of regulation.

My TV 33–09/07/2012

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Turtle Hatchling Rescue Underway In Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue officials rushed to save several baby turtles stuck in a storm drain Friday morning.

CBS4–06/29/2012

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