Latest Reefs Stories

2007-02-17 00:00:00

A mile offshore from this city's high-rise condos and spring-break bars lie as many as 2 million old tires, strewn across the ocean floor - a white-walled, steel-belted monument to good intentions gone awry.

2006-05-17 13:40:43

MIAMI (Reuters) - The Navy blasted holes in the retired aircraft carrier Oriskany off Florida's coast on Wednesday and sent the warship to the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico as the world's largest intentionally created artificial reef.

2005-04-07 15:42:14

Silence is not golden for young fish who prefer to call home a reef situated in a noisy locale.

2005-04-06 07:24:57

Every day for weeks, American John Walch has made quirky cement balls he is convinced will sprout to life once when they are dumped this month into Thailand's coastal waters.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.