Louisiana

Send a Valentine to the Gulf

Three Ways to Show Your Love for the Gulf

Valentine’s Day is the day you show a little extra love for all the special people in your life. But what about those special places? The BP oil disaster sent …

Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard, Deepwater Horizon response.

BP Reports Profit Gusher, Warns Gulf Oil Disaster Victims to Expect Rough Trial

BP has joined other oil giants in reporting staggeringly huge profits for 2011: BP returned to profit with a bang last year, posting net earnings of $23.9 billion on Tuesday, as …

Mississippi Freighter

From the Great Lakes to Coastal Louisiana: Climate Change Will Affect Everyone

I spent last week in New Orleans, Louisiana, at the American Meteorological Society’s Annual Meeting. The Great Lakes Regional Center‘s Adaptation Program Manager Melinda Koslow and I traveled to the Big …

The Misissippi River Delta supports 100 million migratory, nesting and wintering birds

A Bold Restoration Plan for the Pelican State

The Mississippi River Delta is where the muddy waters of America’s longest river connect with the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It is one of this nation’s most …

Tar balls in Bay Jimmy

Eyewitness Account: Oil Still Soaking Gulf Coast

It seemed odd to be heading out of the Myrtle Grove Marina on a beautiful day looking for oil. The Deepwater Horizon well was capped over a year ago. BP is …

VermontIrene

Climate Change and Hurricanes: Not Just a Concern for Coastal Communities

The 2011 hurricane season may well be remembered most for flooding along the eastern seaboard, especially from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The impacts were felt in places that …

Caernarvon Delta, August 2011 (NWF staff photo)

Waterfowl Finding New Homes in Thriving Mississippi River Wetlands Restoration Project

By Maura Wood, National Wildlife Federation Coastal Louisiana Senior Outreach Coordinator Our boat left the canal, rounded a small spit of land, and emerged into the outfall area of the …

Hope for Coastal Louisiana: Reconnecting the Mississippi with its Delta

This post was written by Dr. Alisha Renfro, a coastal scientist with NWF working on the Mississippi River Delta restoration in coastal Louisiana. She has Ph.D. in Marine and Atmospheric …

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. …

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