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Blacktip Island Nutritionist Touts New ‘Pirate Diet’

A Blacktip Island nutritionist is promoting a new eating regimen, dubbed the Pirate Diet, that promotes healthy weight loss by replicating the eating habits of 16th- and 17th-Century buccaneers. 394 more words

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Protestors Disrupt Blacktip Island’s Spring Lionfish Hunt

Animal rights activists converged on Blacktip Island Friday to protest the Caribbean island’s traditional spring Hunting of the Lionfish.

“These yahoos have turned population control into a blood sport,” Blacktip Island People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals president Harry Pickett said. 393 more words

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Blacktip Times Special Edition: Local Author Nominated For Literary Award

“Two and a Half Weeks,” a humorous short story by local author Tim W. Jackson, has been nominated in the Big Al’s Books and Pals 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards short story category. 208 more words

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Public Works to Launch Shore Divers From Quarry

A setback at Blacktip Island’s limestone quarry has yielded unexpected benefits for scuba divers after a local entrepreneur converted a sinkhole into a shore diving entry site. 386 more words

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Underwater Golf Comes To Blacktip Island

Blacktip Island golfers will tee off underwater Friday when Sandy Bottoms Beach Resort opens its 18-hole underwater golf course, allowing scuba divers to tour the island’s reefs while golfing. 412 more words

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Blufftop Observatory to Boost Blacktip Island Economy

Tiperon University-Blacktip officials confirmed Thursday the university has resurrected plans for an observatory on Blacktip Island’s southern bluff. The facility will be funded by space agencies from several Caribbean nations. 427 more words

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Blacktip Island Hosts Pro-Am Bird Watching Championship

The Blacktip Island Pro-Am bird watching competition kicks off Saturday morning, with professional and amateur birders from around the world competing for the coveted Booby Prize. 393 more words

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