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Jon Brett is a US Coast Guard licensed captain, a 3rd generation Floridian, creator of FishbuzzTV, and Gulf Coast Director for the Snook Foundation. When it comes to saltwater fishing, and the marine environment Jon knows his stuff. Recently he spent about a month in Louisiana after the Gulf oil disaster, to see its impact on wildlife firsthand and interview fisherman impacted by the spill. To learn more about Jon’s work visit:
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Experts Fear Displacement of Sharks May Send Shockwaves Through the Gulf

2/4/2011 // By Jon Brett

The Gulf oil disaster wreaked havoc on a vast array of species that inhabit the region’s rich waters and coastal ecosystems. While there has been a great deal of focus on birds, turtles, marine mammals and seafood, the already threatened shark populations …

The Well is Dry

10/15/2010 // By Jon Brett

Lack of initial funding for conducting scientific research after the Gulf oil disaster, and the impact on scientists’ ability to collect important baseline data. On September 15th, 149 days – that’s 4 months and 27 days – after the Gulf …