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Is Maryland Shucking Its Oyster Sanctuaries?

Oysters on the Brink The once bountiful oysters of the Chesapeake Bay have been critically depleted due to a number of factors: Over-harvesting – By the late 1800’s nearly 20 …

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The Toll on Gulf Oysters

It is small and slimy, and goes down easy with a little lemon. But the oyster isn’t just a treat for seafood lovers; these humble bivalves play an essential role …

Weekly News Roundup – November 4, 2011

I was out last Friday hiking with my coworkers, so this week we have a double edition of the National Wildlife Federation news roundup: Healthy Kids Outdoors Act Supports Strategies …

Dolphins in Gulf Shores, AL (photo: Christy Sheffield)

BP Starts to Cut and Run, Leaving Death Behind

It’s been a bad month in the Gulf of Mexico. Last week BP decided to stop playing nice.  Ken Feinberg, who the oil giant chose to run its compensation fund …

Gulf Oyster Workers “Facing Tremendous Amount of Uncertainty” (Video)

Testimony Before Congress: Why the BP Oil Disaster is a…

Big Oil Meets Big Nature in Louisiana

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