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2012-07-18 23:02:21

Mobile application is available in English, Spanish and Portuguese and targets affluent Latin American buyers looking to purchase upscale residences in South Florida. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) July 18, 2012 Echo Interaction Group (Echo) — one of the nation´s leading mobile application and interactive media development company — recently partnered with real estate group Fortune International to develop a multilingual application for Paramount Bay, a sophisticated property in...

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2010-11-22 11:34:28

This October more than 60 guides and anglers in the Florida Keys poled across the flats from Biscayne Bay to the Marquesas, assisting in the annual bonefish census. This year's count, held in extremely difficult weather with lowered visibility, was down by 25-percent from an 8-year mean estimate of 316,805 bonefish to a new low of about 240,000 bonefish, according to Professor Jerry Ault, a fisheries scientist with the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric...

2008-07-14 06:00:21

By Tere Figueras Negrete, The Miami Herald Jul. 14--The thousands of visitors who come to Biscayne National Park in the coming months -- to snorkel through coral reefs, glide along on a glass-bottom boat or cast a rod into the rippling waves -- may well owe a debt of gratitude to Lloyd Miller. Not that Miller was thinking of personal acclaim when he sat down last year and began putting pen to paper. "It always bothered me that while I had gotten some credit for the park's creation none...

2008-01-09 06:00:14

ON BISCAYNE BAY, Fla. _ Believe it or not, some of the best sea trout fishing in South Florida is in the heart of Miami. Despite all the people and pollution, North Biscayne Bay still has some lush beds of sea grass that support a healthy population of sea trout. As long as you don't mind the traffic on the roads and on the water, the bay is the place to be if you're looking to take home a limit of trout now that the season is open after a two-month closure. Getting to the boat ramp at...

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2006-08-18 17:10:00

KEY LARGO, Fla. -- Lain Goodwin eased his boat into Florida Bay, hoping for the water to clear. He looked for the holes in the bay floor where he would always catch some snook, but there was nothing to see. The only clear blue was the sky. Back east across Blackwater Sound, under the construction along U.S. 1, through Barnes Sound and 5 miles north into Biscayne Bay, the water remained the same deep green as the mangrove stands that hug the islands of the upper Florida Keys. The shallow...


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Biscayne National Park
2013-04-17 23:58:18

Biscayne National Park is located in the southern area of Florida in the United States. The park holds 172,971 acres, of which ninety-five percent consists of water. Native Americans first inhabited the area when water levels were low in the Biscayne Bay. Evidence has been found in the area supporting the inhabitance of other Native Americans, like the Tequesta people, from at least 2,500 years ago. European settlement did not occur in the area until the 19th century, when farmers settled on...

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