Falcon Lake in Houston has gone from an angler's paradise to a danger ground threatened by piracy and the Mexican drug wars.
Paul Watson, the leader of the Sea Shepherd campaign against Japanese whale hunts, has offered a rebuttal to allegations that he ordered the scuttling of the Ady Gil, a million-dollar anti-whaling patrol boat damaged after a collision with a Japanese ship in the southern ocean early this year.
A man died last Friday in waters off Race Point Light in Cape Cod after the 20-foot pleasure boat he and two companions were in took on water, dumping all three into the sea.
A crabber and a man trying to rescue him drowned after a boating accident last Wednesday in Netarts Bay, Ore.
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in 2011, NOAA has assembled a historical collection of maps, charts and documents prepared by the U.S. Coast Survey during the war years.
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