Gulf of Mexico

Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

Celebrating the Expansion of Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary

The Flower Garden Banks—ecological gems in the Gulf of Mexico located about 100 miles off the coasts of Texas and Louisiana—kicked off 2021 with reason to celebrate: an expanded National …

No Bait, No Fish: A Gulf Perspective on Forage Fish Conservation

No matter the species an angler pursues, the basic building blocks for success are the same; you must figure out where they are and what they are eating. From white …

Estuaries Benefit from 20 New Projects to Restore the Gulf of Mexico

The 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill devastated wildlife and ecosystems in the Gulf of Mexico. In an effort to restore the area, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation just announced …

Five Ways To Tackle The Gulf Of Mexico’s Dead Zone

This year, the Mississippi River flooded for more than 6 months, unprecedented in both length of time and volume of water. Researchers recently announced that this year the excess fertilizer …

Is It Too Late For A Mysterious, Newly Discovered Whale?

For decades occasional sightings and strandings of what looked like Bryde’s whales (pronounced “broo-dess”) occurred in the Gulf. These were simply assumed to be occasional strays from the Atlantic. What …

Restoring the Gulf by Protecting the Coast

The recent addition of 470 acres to Alabama’s Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge is a perfect example of how Deepwater Horizon restoration dollars can make a difference for wildlife.

Oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico

Nine Years After Deepwater Horizon

It has been nine years since BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the coast of Louisiana, killing eleven men and unleashing an 87 day-long torrent of crude oil into …

A Storm of Controversy Over A Hurricane Protection Plan in Texas

More than six million people call the greater Houston metro area home. The busy Houston Ship Channel supports the nation’s largest petrochemical complex. If a powerful hurricane made landfall here, …

Gratitude for Gulf Restoration

Just before Thanksgiving, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced 21 new restoration projects across the Gulf totaling more than $280 million. The projects selected in this round–the sixth for this funding …

Wins for Water and Wildlife in the Florida Panhandle

The Apalachicola region in Florida has two recent reasons to celebrate, thanks to one landowner and five Supreme Court justices. Donation to a National Wildlife Refuge Last month, a landowner …

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