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Gulf Reels From Seafood Troubles

Usually folks are upbeat and busy in May, the month when shrimpers get back to work in Louisiana's rich waters. But this spring, catches are down, docks are idle and anxiety is growing that the ill ef…

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Oil Remains in Gulf Two Years Later

Well over 600 dolphins have been found dead or very ill since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. So far in 2012, 100 have washed up on beaches dead or very sick in Louisiana's Barat…

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Fish Without Eyes Found in Gulf of Mexico

  Blue crabs without claws. Shrimp, fish, and crabs without eyes. Fish with lesions. These are just some of the horrifying creatures fishermen and scientists have recently found in the Gulf of…

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Celebrating Solar & Tips for Eco-Travel

Listen, laugh & learn with the Green Divas (and Green Dude Scott) anytime - Podcast here! We were sun worshipers this week - after all the rain in our region, it was totally warranted! We talke…

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Dolphin Rescued from Oil Spill Now Healthy

Five months after the major oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, a young bottlenose dolphin named Louie was found on a beach in Louisiana covered with oil. He was by himself and barely alive. His body …

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Is Anyone Neutral After the BP Gulf Oil Spill?

It is almost a year ago that an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon well started sending oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Since then, we have all watched, with some mix of helplessness, urgency and disbeli…

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Oil Found Deep in Gulf’s Water and Food Chain

Researchers from the University of South Florida found oil in plankton in the northern Gulf. Plankton are tiny organisms which many larger species such as fish consume in order to stay alive. If plank…

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Shelter Pets Need Your Love (3 videos)

Here are three quite different videos about pet adoption. The first is the most emotional; the second talks about the opportunity for those of you who live in the northern United States to do s…

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Listen to Music, Help the Gulf

The unimaginable Gulf Oil Spill has left us all with an intense combination of emotions, from sadness to anger to helplessness. How could this happen? And what can be done about fixing the worst envir…

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Oiled Dolphin Rescue Attempt Fails

In the Pensacola area, near Fort Pickens, a young oiled dolphin beached itself. A woman visiting from Arkansas saw the dolphin and tried to wipe off the oil. She and her family were in the water with …

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