Latest Key Largo Stories

2013-05-03 23:15:45

Partnership between Bogart Estate and Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) raises awareness about link between Heartburn and Cancer at Film Festival in Key Largo, May 2 - 5 (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Maybe someone should look at you, kid. That´s the message of the new movie trailer premiering at the First Annual Humphrey Bogart Film Festival this weekend in Key Largo, Florida. In the trailer shown before every film that is screened at the festival, Stephen Bogart, the only son of...

Spawning Of Threatened Pillar Coral Observed For First Time In Florida Reef System
2012-08-09 11:25:00

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Male and female threatened pillar coral have been documented for the first time spawning together in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, said researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The researchers were exhilarated by the displays of male and female pillar coral releasing their reproductive cells during a spawning session in the Upper Keys on Saturday, just after the full moon. At precisely...

Key Largo Artificial Reef Blossoms After 10 Years
2012-05-17 12:22:17

The Spiegel Grove, a 510-foot former US Navy Landing Ship, 10 years ago became the third largest ship in the world ever scuttled to become an artificial reef and the results have been more positive than originally planned. The Spiegel Grove has welcomed trained divers off Key Largo since 2002, when the local community rallied to scuttle the retired ship and become the backbone of a new reef ecosystem six miles offshore. Its journey to the bottom at a depth of 130 feet is as intriguing as...

2010-05-03 15:51:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost 3,000 riders turned out to the Homestead-Miami Speedway for the start of the 2010 Zimmerman MS Bike Ride. The event, which runs from Miami to Key Largo, raised nearly $2 million in the fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Title sponsor Zimmerman Advertising's team, zMotion, led the fundraising efforts with more than $300,000 raised. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100503/FL97975 ) (Logo:...

2009-12-02 13:58:00

KEY LARGO, Fla., Dec 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ocean Reef Club hosts Vintage Weekend from December 3-6 this year. The four-day event features antique and classic planes, yachts and automobiles (four class winners from Pebble Beach and many more) from around the world, including: 1929 Duesenberg Convertible 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cab A 1937 Talbot-Lago T150-C-SS 1938 Rolls Royce Phantom II Cabriolet 1926 104' Mathis Trumpy 'Freedom' 1966 80' Berger 1940 Dehavilland Tiger Moth 1930...

2008-10-01 03:00:13

By Anonymous Underwater voyeurs vied for spots to dive reefs in the Florida Keys for the annual coral spawning, sparked by the August full moon. "It's pretty amazing to see how it works," said Dan Dawson, owner of Horizon Divers (Key Largo, Florida). "My wife sat there in the sand for an hour and all of a sudden saw the coral secretion and then saw it floating away." While corals use multiple reproductive strategies, nearly all large reefbuilding species release millions of gametes once a...

2008-06-16 12:00:28

By Kevin Wadlow, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 14--Latest mission: Determine why some transplanted corals succeed, other don't In the dark of the pre-dawn ocean, Ken Nedimyer saw the soft glow of coral fluorescence. When he looks out the window during meals, a Goliath grouper often looks back. "These aren't the things we're down here to look at, but it's still a very cool thing," Nedimyer said from the Aquarius underwater laboratory oceanside off Key Largo. Lauri...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.