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Providence Equity Sells Scuba Certifier PADI for $700 Million

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0] By Matt Jarzemsky March 21, 2017 4:52 p.m. ET 1 COMMENTS Providence Equity Partners LLC agreed to sell scuba certifier Professional Association of Diving Instructors to a group of wealthy families and endowments for more than $700 million, according …

SAFETY ALERT

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]Gas cylinders manufactured from aluminum alloy 6351-T6 Safety Alert | 25/10/2016 This safety alert highlights the risks associated with filling gas cylinders manufactured from aluminum alloy 6351-T6 and updates a previous SafeWork NSW (formerly WorkCover NSW) 2009 safety alert. To …

Florida Spiny Lobster Season – Things you need to know

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]Before reading the article below, take the quiz to evaluate your knowledge on the rules and regulations for harvesting Spiny Lobster off Florida waters. Lobster Seasons: The spiny lobster sport season is July 30-31 (always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday …

Obama approves use of sonic cannons to explore for oil and gas off the Eastern Shore

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0] The Obama administration has approved the use of sonic cannons to explore for oil and gas off the Eastern Shore. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Friday formally approved guidelines for using air cannons in the Atlantic Ocean …

Food Poisoning from Marine Toxins

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0] By Vernon E. Ansdell Seafood poisoning from marine toxins is an underrecognized hazard for travelers, particularly in the tropics and subtropics. Furthermore, the risk is increasing because of factors such as climate change, coral reef damage, and spread of …

NE Florida’s 2nd Annual Lionfish Derby

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0] Come on… You know  you love to hate lionfish. To help the state control lionfish population, NE Florida is conducting its 2nd annual lionfish derby. Last years event handed out thousands of dollars in cash awards and more. Be …

Hammerhead now under U.S. Federal protection under the Endangered Species Act.

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]    The federal government today listed four key populations of scalloped hammerhead sharks under the Endangered Species Act. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, for the first time in history, gave a shark species federal protections under the Endangered …

Expansion of US marine protected zone could double world reserves

Our Score Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]  By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent, BBC News The US plans to create the world’s biggest marine protected area (MPA) in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The White House will extend an existing protected area, known as the Pacific …

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