Gulf oil disaster

Navy on the Beach - Perdido Key Beach 3.11

Gulf Restoration Tour Finishes on a High Note!

405 Volunteers + 3,240 Hours of Hard Labor = Tireless Dedication and Commitment to the Gulf’s Precious Places. While BBQs, beach outings, and parades were in full swing Memorial Day …

Oil seen off Louisiana, June 2011

Exclusive: Tests on New Oil Slick Off Louisiana Point to Fresh Spill

The National Wildlife Federation has just received the results of tests on the newly-discovered oil in the Gulf of Mexico off Louisiana, not far from the Delta National Wildlife Refuge. …

Oil seen off Louisiana, June 2011

Oil Spotted on Gulf Surface Near Delta National Wildlife Refuge

UPDATE 6/9/11: Test results from a National Wildlife Federation sample indicate the oil is NOT stirred-up BP oil, but rather a fresh spill. Staffers in the National Wildlife Federation’s Coastal …

via NWF

Climate Capsule: America’s Hunters, Anglers Call for Clean Air

It’s that time again… To avoid those humid climate blues, check out planet Earth’s press statement in The Onion. This week’s stories: Highlight of the Week: Sportsmen Say No to …

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar helps volunteers clean up oil damage to beach at Gulf Islands National Seashore (photo: Tami A. Heilmann-DOI)

Senator Takes Ball, Goes Home

President Obama’s top oil regulator won’t get a raise until he puts more drilling rigs in the Gulf of Mexico, at least if Sen. David Vitter (R-LA) has his way. …

Dolphins ride boat's wake off Mississippi, May 2010 (by NWF's Jeremy Symons)

Gulf Dolphin Deaths Continue Alarming Trend

Dolphin deaths are slowing down in the Gulf of Mexico, but dolphins – including baby dolphins – are still dying at rates much higher than their historical averages. Dr. Doug …

Doug Inkley on CNN

On the Shore, On the Water, and Via Satellite: NWF Fights for Gulf Restoration

NWF marked one year of the Gulf oil disaster on Wednesday by joining a coalition of groups calling on members of Congress to act on legislation to dedicate BP’s oil disaster fines and penalties to restore Gulf Coast wetlands.

Oil & Boom in Louisiana Marsh, June 2010

Restoring the Clean Water Act Can Help Restore the Gulf Coast

Oil and water don’t mix, a reality people and wildlife along Gulf Coast must confront every day. This week marks the one year anniversary of the Gulf oil disaster, an …

Scraping oiled marsh in Louisiana's Bay Jimmy, April 2011

“There Goes Another Piece Of Our Valuable Coastal Louisiana Marsh” (Video)

On Tuesday, I took a boat trip across the windy waters of Louisiana’s Bay Jimmy with the National Wildlife Federation’s Dr. Doug Inkley and Maura Wood to see the lingering effects of the oil disaster.

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Back In The Gulf, One Year Into The Oil Disaster

On Tuesday morning, we’ll head out of Myrtle Grove Marina on a small boat, heading out into Louisiana’s wetlands in search of lingering oil impacts. Our plan is to visit Bay Jimmy, then head out to Cat Island, prime breeding grounds for brown pelicans.

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