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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterOne big step off the boat and into the dark. When I hit the water, I feel all the familiar feelings, the ocean seeping into my wetsuit, the frantic bubbles on my face, the ineffable moment when the body's gyroscope switches over from gravity to buoyancy....
Frank Eddy pulled off his dusty boots and slid into a chair, taking his place at the dining room table where most of the critical family issues are hashed out. Spreading hands as dry and cracked as the orchards he tends, the stout man his mates call...
Tags: Weather, Weather Reports, Bodies of Water, Pears, Ecosystems
Times Staff WriterThe fireweed began each spring as tufts of hairy growth and spread across the seafloor fast enough to cover a football field in an hour. When fishermen touched it, their skin broke out in searing welts. Their lips blistered and peeled. Their eyes...
Times Staff WriterAs she stared down into a wide-mouthed plastic jar aboard the R/V Discoverer, Victoria Fabry peered into the future. The marine snails she was studying — graceful creatures with wing-like feet that help them glide through the water — had...
Daily PressChesapeake Experience, an environmental education nonprofit organization owned and operated by Jill Bieri, 40, of York County, offers trips that include basic kayak instruction, as well as all equipment and an interpretive guide; $45. She also does summer...
Special To The SunVirginia Beach may be home to North America's oldest surfing contest, but don't be fooled - hundreds of amateur and professional boarders not only flock to this coastal town to tackle gnarly waves - they come here to party hearty. "It's the best beach...
Hartford CourantPORTSMOUTH, Va. -- Possibly the Hampton Roads area hasn't heard there's a bad economy going on, that we need to be thrifty and not squander our resources. Instead, this happily cluttered corner of Virginia luxuriantly overflows with fascinating places,...
Sun-SentinelLAND: Victor Wynne's "Garden of Eden" -- created to demonstrate how environmental practices could enrich the land -- is being destroyed. KENSCOFF, HAITI-- When Victor Wynne came to Haiti, there was still plenty of shade. In 1925, the young civil...
Tribune foreign correspondentIn the steamy twilight of the jungle, Gilles Bokande hunkered beside a mossy stump and pinched his nose between his index and middle fingers. Blowing air through the back of his throat, he bleated like a duiker, a tiny forest antelope. Nothing happened....
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