Sens. James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, are encouraging Senate majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., not to extend tax credits for the ethanol industry, the National Marine Manufacturers Association reports.
Students from several Maine schools are tracking unmanned boats on a long, slow journey toward Europe.
The biggest luxury yacht on the planet, the 535-foot Eclipse, on Thursday left the German dockyard where it was built, presumably bound for delivery to Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich.
A record number of manatee deaths for 2010 has the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission looking into solutions that will improve the livelihood of the sea cow in Florida waters.
British solo sailor Jeanne Socrates is this week over the equator and heading for Cape Horn. Timing her voyage so that she will round Cape Horn in favorable conditions, the grandmother, who didn't learn to sail until she was 51, is hoping that this time she'll make it around the world non-stop and unassisted in her 38-foot boat.
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