By Mary Kelley Hoppe                                            Photo courtesy City of St. Petersburg

From creating underwater sensors that can detect explosives on ships to adapting marine technologies for space exploration and medical diagnostics, a cluster of businesses and agencies in Petersburg have propelled the Tampa Bay region to the vanguard of marine research and technology...Read more…

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Out of Sight, Out of Mind — Underground Petroleum
Storage Tanks

With the state continuing to face difficult economic times, legislators must decide on even more cuts... Read more...
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Grow a Modern 'Victory Garden'
Victory gardens were planted in World Wars I and II to supply fresh food at home because so much food was being wasted...
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Planned Highway Becomes
Haven for Wildlife

If all had gone as planned, Honore Avenue would be a bustling six-lane highway running south from Manatee County to Englewood...
In this issue
»Marine Might: Tampa Bay's Oceanographic and Marine Science
Sector Blazing Trails

»PROBING THE DEEP: Research by Ocean Team Scientists is Gaining International Acclaim
»SPOTLIGHT: SRI St. Petersburg
»Out of Sight, Out of Mind – Underground Petroleum Storage Tanks
»Profile: Margaret and Steve Santangelo
»Grow a Modern "Victory Garden"

»New Year's Resolutions to Help our Planet
»Planned Highway Becomes Haven for Wildlife
»White Pelicans are Show-Stoppers in Tampa Bay
»BackBay Adventures: Fly-Fishing Hooks Angler
»Commentary & Opinion
»News Briefs
»Quarterly Calendar

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