Although global warming could cause a drop in the number of tropical cyclones, the storms that do form probably will be more intense, according to a study in the journal Nature Geoscience.
Patti and Brad Salvage celebrated their recent retirement on a boat voyage that lasted a year and a day, completing the "Great Loop" around the eastern United States. They set out from Alabama's Lake Guntersville aboard their 48-foot Jefferson Motor Yacht, going down the Tennessee-Tombigbee to the Gulf of Mexico, on to the Bahamas and many more ports of call.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association submitted comments to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration regarding NOAA's proposed ban on marine sanitation device discharges from vessels in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
Fleet Management Ltd. was ordered to pay $10 million today for its role in causing the Cosco Busan oil discharge and a subsequent cover-up after the ship struck the San Francisco Bay Bridge in November 2007, the Justice Department announced.
All 63 students and crew aboard a sailing ship that operates as a floating classroom for a Nova Scotia school are safe after a night in lifeboats off the coast of Brazil.
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