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[VIDEO] Gulf Seafood Still in Question

12/22/2010 // By Craig Guillot

Since the day oil first started hitting the Gulf Coast, the safety of Gulf seafood has been in question. Authorities say that fish, shrimp, crab and oysters from the region are safe for consumption but some still remain skeptical. Read more >

Are Red Crabs the Latest Victims of the Gulf Oil Disaster?

12/14/2010 // By Bob Serata

Life under 3,000 feet of sea water is tough enough. More than 1,300 pounds per square inch of pressure squeeze you. Water temperatures of 41°-45° F keep you freshly chilled. Hunting for food means scratching and scraping through the sand […] Read more >

Giant Ships Invade Mississippi Gulf Coast Island

12/14/2010 // By Bob Serata

There’s an industrial-strength landing site at the west end of Horn. Large crew boats, tugs and barges are anchored in the shallows next to channels between the islands that provide deep water access. Read more >

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“Sand Sharks” Take on Gulf Coast’s Oiled Beaches

11/24/2010 // By Miles Grant

NWF’s John Hammond visited Orange Beach, AL to get a first-hand look at cleaning operations. Watch what he found: Read more >

Migratory waterfowl in Louisiana

Update: Migratory Birds in the Gulf of Mexico

11/1/2010 // By Laura Tangley

Just over six months into the worst oil disaster in U.S. history, federal officials finally have some good news for those of us concerned about birds in the Gulf of Mexico. At a recent press conference, U.S. Department of Agriculture […] Read more >

Breaking: Gulf Oil Disaster Bird Species Impacts Released

9/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

UPDATE 9/16: More reaction to the new data from NWF’s Dr. Doug Inkley. For the first time, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has just released a catalog of bird species impacted by the Gulf oil disaster. The information […] Read more >

Making Sure Baby Sea Turtles Get a Safe Start

9/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Rick Cleveland is an Emmy winning television writer whose credits include The West Wing, Six Feet Under & Nurse Jackie. Recently, he joined the National Wildlife Federation on a mission to protect the Gulf Coast’s next generation of sea turtles: […] Read more >

Tuesday Gulf Oil Disaster Updates

9/7/2010 // By Miles Grant

A quick roundup of some Gulf oil disaster news items: Crews have raised the Deepwater Horizon’s massive blowout preventer to the surface, hoping it will provide clues in what caused the April 20 explosion that killed 11 workers & spilled […] Read more >

“When This Is All You Know, How Do You Move On?”

9/6/2010 // By Miles Grant

The Washington Post today has a must-read story on a group of Louisianans who recently visited Cordova & other Alaska communities devastated by the Exxon Valdez disaster: The group from Louisiana – professors, politicians and community leaders – spent a […] Read more >

New Questions About NOAA’s “Oil’s Gone” Report

8/24/2010 // By Miles Grant

Huffington Post reports on some new questions surrounding this month’s controversial NOAA report that led to hundreds of premature “the oil’s all gone” news stories: Back at the report’s unveiling on August 4, Lubchenco spoke of a “peer review of […] Read more >