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The Gadgeteer
Relaxing with a good book on your iPad at the beach just got easierOne of my favorite vacation activities is reading a good book at the beach. Our
The Gadgeteer / Posted 8 hours ago
One of my favorite vacation activities is reading a good book at the beach. Our usual destination is Sanibel Island, Florida at Ocean’s Reach condos where we usually carry chairs and an umbrella down to the beach so we can relax in the shade which is... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Sanibel Moorings Resorts offers garden tour CalendarSanibel Moorings Resorts offers garden tourWed, August 2, 2017 @ 9:00AM The Tr
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 14 hours ago
Sanibel Moorings Resorts offers garden tourWed, August 2, 2017 @ 9:00AM The Tropical Gardens at Sanibel Moorings Resort is overflowing with many unusual, exotic, and native tropical plants. Join our master gardener, Anita Marshall for a two hour... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
County to offer free swimming, parking to celebrate parks, recRassa Boat Ramp, at 15001 Punta Rassa Road; Davis Boat Ramp, at 2227 Davis Blvd
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
Rassa Boat Ramp, at 15001 Punta Rassa Road; Davis Boat Ramp, at 2227 Davis Blvd.; and San Carlos Community Pool, at 8208 Sanibel Blvd. - Fort Myers Beach: Bowditch Point Park, at 50 Estero Blvd.; and Lynn Hall Memorial Park, at 950 Estero... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Commissioner dies after recent massive strokeJohn Anderson, the board could be left with three. Dilallo said he believed th
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted yesterday
John Anderson, the board could be left with three. Dilallo said he believed the board could survive on three members, like Sanibel and Captiva. Smith had retired in 2012 after spending 32 years in the federal government in a variety of positions,... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Millions will go without health carePlanned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screeni
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screening, birth control, HIV testing, and more. If patients are blocked from care at Planned Parenthood, many would have nowhere else to go for health care. Jill Janda San... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Storms and rain challenge fishermenmangrove snapper, plus grunts, porgies and a few keeper-size red grouper were c
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
mangrove snapper, plus grunts, porgies and a few keeper-size red grouper were caught over hard or coral bottom Southwest of Sanibel in depths from 50 to 70 feet. Inshore, fishing reports were pretty good for the few anglers that worked around the... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Moya the osprey released on Pine Islandduring a thunderstorm. Quattro picked up the baby bird and brought it to the Cl
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted yesterday
during a thunderstorm. Quattro picked up the baby bird and brought it to the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife on Sanibel Island. CROW is a teaching hospital and visitor education center dedicated to saving wildlife through... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
In the Garden: Buttonwood: The tree by the seastill look good, try the green buttonwood or silver buttonwood in your landscap
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
still look good, try the green buttonwood or silver buttonwood in your landscape. You will be glad you did. This plant column is a joint effort by all at In The Garden, a Sanibel garden center located at 3889 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, Flo... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Shell Shocked: So I make things upyou that my imagination will never pass a lie detector test, then nothing ever
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
you that my imagination will never pass a lie detector test, then nothing ever will. I once wrote a column suggesting that Sanibel could raise a lot of money if we installed a sun tax. It would be a graduated tax on sunbathers and would depend on... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Tarpon Bay Road name change is a very slippery slopeno opposition from the other council members of renaming one of the oldest name
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
no opposition from the other council members of renaming one of the oldest named roads on our island, although the City of Sanibel does not have a policy of naming, or renaming streets after individuals or families. The decision was postponed until... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
From Baali to IshiA few weeks back, as the dark clouds began to move in on the beaches of Sanibel
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
A few weeks back, as the dark clouds began to move in on the beaches of Sanibel, I stood with a precious couple ready to repeat their wedding vows before God and all those gathered with them. Needless to say, I spoke quickly, and the wedding kiss... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Rotarians are making a difference in their endeavors to build a better worldDuring the summer attendance at Sanibel-Captiva Rotary meetings usually shrink
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
During the summer attendance at Sanibel-Captiva Rotary meetings usually shrink a bit, but not this year; a larger constituency of members stayed on island and many new members are year-round residents boosting attendance numbers. That's helpful... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
BIG ARTS lease discussed at council meetingterm, which is the same that is in place now. The lease also stated that all of
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
term, which is the same that is in place now. The lease also stated that all of the buildings would be owned by the City of Sanibel. "What we are attempting to do in terms of renovating the campus would be all deeded to the city. The city would own... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Typical summer weather, typical summer fishing15 to 20 inches. Inshore reports were widespread with snapper reported around t
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
15 to 20 inches. Inshore reports were widespread with snapper reported around the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River; the Sanibel and Bokeelia piers; Blind Pass Bridge; Redfish, Captiva and Boca Grande passes; and various docks, oyster bars, and... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Council starts advertising for Charter Review Committeeto a vote the City Council took last week. Those interested in becoming a comm
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
to a vote the City Council took last week. Those interested in becoming a committee member have to be a full-time Sanibel resident. Deadline is noon on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The City Council will discuss the committee again at their September... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
City votes to hold line on millage rate1.9139 mills for the proposed operating millage rate for the 2017 tax year last
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
1.9139 mills for the proposed operating millage rate for the 2017 tax year last week. The rolled-back rate for the City of Sanibel 2017 tax year is 1.8132 mills; the proposed aggregate millage rate was set at 2.2797; the millage levy for the sewer... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Name change for Tarpon Bay Road?future," Ruane said. "I am very open to doing this request." Eugene Gavin, who
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted yesterday
future," Ruane said. "I am very open to doing this request." Eugene Gavin, who was born on Captiva in 1942, and lived on Sanibel, spoke before the council last week, as well. "The Gavin's lived on San-Cap Road for 53 years," Eugene said. "I... Read more
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North Fort Myers Neighbor
Millions will go without health carePlanned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screeni
North Fort Myers Neighbor / Posted yesterday
Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screening, birth control, HIV testing, and more. If patients are blocked from care at Planned Parenthood, many would have nowhere else to go for health care. Jill Janda San... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Fortmyersbeachtalk.com | Fort Myers Beach Bulletin, Fort Myers Beach Observer.think the town should tighten the fertilizer ordinance for water quality improv
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted yesterday
think the town should tighten the fertilizer ordinance for water quality improvement? Yes, and it should be as strict as Sanibel Yes, it should match the county regulations No, the beach's property lots are too small and the restrictions would... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sports Calendarand programs. Info: Lindsey Touchette 239-590-1016; Email: ltouchet@fgcu.edu S
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted yesterday
and programs. Info: Lindsey Touchette 239-590-1016; Email: ltouchet@fgcu.edu Saturday, Oct. 28 10K Race 4 F.I.S.H. - Sanibel Island; 7:30 a.m. Sanibel Community House,2173 Periwin-kle Way; entry fee $30 (postmarked by Oct. 21), $35 (Oct.... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Millions will go without health carePlanned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screeni
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 2 days ago
Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screening, birth control, HIV testing, and more. If patients are blocked from care at Planned Parenthood, many would have nowhere else to go for health care. Jill Janda San... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Cooking with Loretta Paganini: Lemon Delizia Cake with Blueberries - by Loretta PaganiniTop with a few fresh blueberries. Layer with cake circles, cream and blueberrie
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 3 days ago
Top with a few fresh blueberries. Layer with cake circles, cream and blueberries. Refrigerate. To serve remove cake from mold and cover with heavy cream, decorate with more fresh blueberries. Loretta Paganini is the author of "My Sanibel Kit... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Jo Ann Rileyfrom my bucket list. I want to see teal blue water in the tropics, visit Hawaii
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
from my bucket list. I want to see teal blue water in the tropics, visit Hawaii, see Niagara Falls, the Grand Canyon, go to Sanibel Island, Florida for shells, visit all the NC lighthouses, go to the NC Zoo, go to the Outer Banks, visit the Wright... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Byron Stout's Fish Finder: July 21to Byron! Summer seas are kindly for "deep sea fishing." And freshwater fishin
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 6 days ago
to Byron! Summer seas are kindly for "deep sea fishing." And freshwater fishing's been little short of great. TARPON: Sanibel islanders Pete Squibb and Bob Brooks* have been hooking juvenile tarpon on flies around the barrier island passes on... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Real Estate Briefsgreat room and master bedroom and an open span lanai across the back of the hom
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 days ago
great room and master bedroom and an open span lanai across the back of the home. Founded in 1972 by Doris and Bill Frey, Sanibel Homes was launched on Sanibel Island. Joined by son Barry in 1985, Frey & Son Homes was born, and since then, the... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Sports Calendar for 7/21Fallen Officer Memorial Foundation. Info: 239-225-0234; Web: ftmyerstrackclub.c
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 6 days ago
Fallen Officer Memorial Foundation. Info: 239-225-0234; Web: ftmyerstrackclub.com Saturday, Oct. 28 10K Race 4 F.I.S.H. - Sanibel Island; 7:30 a.m. Sanibel Community House,2173 Periwinkle Way; entry fee $30 (postmarked by Oct. 21), $35 (Oct.... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
5 things to know for Thursday, July 20thtoday. Some of these could move onshore for the morning commute, so areas that
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 7 days ago
today. Some of these could move onshore for the morning commute, so areas that could see a little rain will be right along the shoreline, like Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, and Naples. Copyright 2017 WBBH (Waterman Broadcasting). All rights res... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Year-round triathlon swim program CalendarYear-round triathlon swim programWed, July 26, 2017 @ 7:00AM Calling all Sanib
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 7 days ago
Year-round triathlon swim programWed, July 26, 2017 @ 7:00AM Calling all Sanibel triathletes! Are you training for an upcoming triathlon and would like to improve your swim time? SWAT Swim Coach and former triathlete, Curt McIntyre will be running a... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Worst bill in generationPlanned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screeni
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 8 days ago
Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screening, birth control, HIV testing, and more. If patients are blocked from care at Planned Parenthood, many would have nowhere else to go for health care. Jill Janda San... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Lee County Parks & Recreation to offer free parking, swimmingin the free weekend, including Barefoot Beach, beach access points managed by t
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 8 days ago
in the free weekend, including Barefoot Beach, beach access points managed by the Town of Fort Myers Beach and City of Sanibel sites, including the south side of Blind Pass. For more information, visit online at: www.leeparks.org. People can... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
On the Water: Full moon brings some good fishing in areapigfish, slippery dicks and squirrel fish. Good catch-and-release action with s
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
pigfish, slippery dicks and squirrel fish. Good catch-and-release action with smaller snook was found at Blind Pass, on the Sanibel Beach from Bowman's to Blind Pass, and Cayo Costa State Park. Baits included white flies in a pilchard pattern, small... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Rotary Club officers take on their official leadership roles for 2017-18As of July 1, 2017, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club officers for 2017-18 took o
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
As of July 1, 2017, the Sanibel-Captiva Rotary Club officers for 2017-18 took on their official leadership roles with the club. At the top Board of Directors Officers: President Holli Martin; President Elect-John Danner; Vice-President Eldon... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Planning Commission further talks formula retailare we going to be OK with because we are not going to see as many alternatives
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
are we going to be OK with because we are not going to see as many alternatives in the future." Ric Base, president of the Sanibel-Captiva Chamber of Commerce, spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting, to share that the chamber... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Association of Realtors seeking volunteers for Meals of Hope packing eventThe Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors continues to "Make A Diff
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Sanibel & Captiva Islands Association of Realtors continues to "Make A Difference" this year through helping combat hunger through a partnership with Meals of Hope. The association has scheduled a Meals of Hope packing event from 3 p.m. to 5... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Daily tank talks at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum provide a wealth of knowledgesaid. Daily tank talks are held at the museum at 12:30, 2:30 and 4 p.m. The B
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
said. Daily tank talks are held at the museum at 12:30, 2:30 and 4 p.m. The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, 3075 Sanibel Captiva Road, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week. Adult admission is $15, youth (12-17) is $9, children... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
‘Tween Waters Inn Island Resort & Spa brings in talented sushi chefBoston bibb lettuce, cilantro, red tobiko, black tobiko, honey wasabi aioli and
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
Boston bibb lettuce, cilantro, red tobiko, black tobiko, honey wasabi aioli and eel sauce with fresh tuna on top. The Sanibel Island roll is another hit on the menu. It's made with tempura shrimp, cream cheese, cucumber, crab, spicy mayo and... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Green sea turtles nest numbers strong on SanibelThe first green sea turtle was tagged on June 5, east of Bowman's Beach, on the
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
The first green sea turtle was tagged on June 5, east of Bowman's Beach, on the west end of Sanibel. Since then four more were tagged on Sanibel making the Green Sea Turtles in Southwest Florida program a huge success for its first year. The... Read more
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The Pine Island Eagle
Typical summer weather, typical summer fishing15 to 20 inches. Inshore reports were widespread with snapper reported around t
The Pine Island Eagle / Posted 8 days ago
15 to 20 inches. Inshore reports were widespread with snapper reported around the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River; the Sanibel and Bokeelia piers; Blind Pass Bridge; Redfish, Captiva and Boca Grande passes; and various docks, oyster bars, and... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Island Opportunitiesconducted via an eight-passenger van, meaning you can learn about the history o
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
conducted via an eight-passenger van, meaning you can learn about the history of downtown Fort Myers or drive through the Sanibel preserves in air conditioned comfort. A rainy day doesn't stop this bus. But Bubby Howell, the company owner, offers... Read more
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Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer
Marine Resources Task Force tackles pollutionSalmond. More than 50 volunteers with Keep Lee County Beautiful compiled 360 p
Fort Myers Beach Bulletin & Observer / Posted 8 days ago
Salmond. More than 50 volunteers with Keep Lee County Beautiful compiled 360 pounds of trash from Bunche Beach, the Sanibel Causeway beaches and Fort Myers Beach after July 4. Photo courtesy of Keep Lee County Beautiful. The most obvious?... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rec Center annual facility maintenance closureThe Sanibel Recreation Center will be closed from Saturday, July 29 - Sunday, A
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
The Sanibel Recreation Center will be closed from Saturday, July 29 - Sunday, Aug. 6, in order to complete numerous maintenance projects. The facility will reopen Monday, Aug. 7; however, the pools will remain closed through Thursday, Aug. 10. Some... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
SCCF teaches human uses of native plants Calendarin certain native plants to harvest their fish. Stories like these are now bein
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 8 days ago
in certain native plants to harvest their fish. Stories like these are now being told at the ethno botany garden at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF). Observe palm frond baskets and Spanish moss rope being made every Tuesday at... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Texting while biking will possibly be banned in SanibelIf you want to ride your bike around Sanibel Island, you may soon need to keep
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 9 days ago
If you want to ride your bike around Sanibel Island, you may soon need to keep your phone in your pocket. The city of Sanibel is looking at a new policy that would make it illegal to use a cell phone on their popular bike paths. Currently, it's... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Cooking with Loretta Paganini: Shrimp Tacos with Veggie Slaw and Lime Aioli - by Loretta Paganini2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are opaque throughout. Place the tortill
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 10 days ago
2 minutes on each side or until shrimp are opaque throughout. Place the tortillas on the grill for 1-2 minutes. Divide the shrimp among the tortillas, add veggie slaw and lime aioli and serve. Loretta Paganini is the author of "My Sanibel Kitc... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Lee County’s Special Olympics SUP team practicing up for the regional qualifierthere's not much pressure - mostly, they're all just having fun. Coach Mark Me
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 13 days ago
there's not much pressure - mostly, they're all just having fun. Coach Mark Melancon is the leader of the team. The Sanibel resident really loves SUP - besides being the team leader and SWFL SUP Club leader, he owns his own paddleboarding... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Byron Stout's Fish Finder: July 14one killer trip for red porgies. Send your fishing pics to Byron! Fishing for
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 13 days ago
one killer trip for red porgies. Send your fishing pics to Byron! Fishing for snook has been great along all 12 miles of Sanibel beaches, with mangrove snapper coming on strong for table fare. Lake Trafford anglers have been catching... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Scientists say Miami could cease to exist within our children's lifetimesand Miami may face chronic flooding over the next few decades due to climate ch
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
and Miami may face chronic flooding over the next few decades due to climate change. By 2060, cities like Galveston, Texas, Sanibel Island, Florida, Hilton Head, South Carolina, Ocean City, Maryland, and many others along the Jersey Shore can meet... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Rising Sea Levels to Flood Dozens of U.S. Cities, Study Saysfor years. By 2060, the list grows to hundreds of coastal communities, large a
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 14 days ago
for years. By 2060, the list grows to hundreds of coastal communities, large and small: cities like Galveston, Texas; Sanibel Island, Florida; Hilton Head, South Carolina; Ocean City, Maryland; and many cities along the Jersey Shore. By the... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Burrowing Owlare often raided by snakes and rats. This is an excerpt from "The Living Gulf
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 14 days ago
are often raided by snakes and rats. This is an excerpt from "The Living Gulf Coast - A Nature Guide to Southwest Florida" by Charles Sobczak. The book is available at all the Sanibel Island bookstores, Bailey's, Jerry's and favorite online... Read more
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Breitbart
Scientists Claim Hundreds of U.S. Cities May Not Survive Rising Watersreport also claims: By 2060, the list grows to hundreds of coastal communities
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
report also claims: By 2060, the list grows to hundreds of coastal communities including cities like Galveston, Texas; Sanibel Island, Florida; Hilton Head Island, South Carolina; Ocean City, Maryland; and cities along the Jersey Shore. By the... Read more
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