Spring is for Restoration!

Conservancy Talk

The castles function as reefs, helping to minimize shoreline erosion while enhancing habitat for fish, shellfish, birds and other marine life. Bring your friends and join us in Alabama on April 6 and help restore the Gulf of Mexico.

Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

Conservancy Talk

But as the oil reached the surface, spread into Gulf coast marshes and coated birds and marine life, they felt unable to affect the outcome. Volunteers, TNC scientists and partners construct oyster reefs along Alabama’s Mobile Bay on the Gulf coast.

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For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

I get a little giddy when I see people enjoying our locally-farmed, boutique oysters in my adopted hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Oysters are one of the unsung heroes of the marine world. In other words, these mollusks are a marine biologist’s dream come true.

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For the Love of Oysters

Nature Conservancy - Science

I get a little giddy when I see people enjoying our locally-farmed, boutique oysters in my adopted hometown of Mobile, Alabama. Oysters are one of the unsung heroes of the marine world. In other words, these mollusks are a marine biologist’s dream come true.

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Restoration Week: Celebrating Marine Science in Action

Conservancy Talk

Tom McCann is The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Marine Communications. These natural defenses to storm surge help reduce erosion and dampen wave energy , as Nature Conservancy marine scientists Dr. Michael Beck and Dr. Christine Shepard highlight in the recent World Risk Report.

Illness Plagues Gulf Residents in BP's Aftermath

Green (Living) Review

ORANGE BEACH, Alabama, Nov 2010: Increasing numbers of U.S. The dispersants contain chemicals that many scientists and toxicologists have warned are dangerous to humans, marine life and wildlife. Captain Lori DeAngelis runs dolphin tours out of Orange Beach, Alabama. Chuck Barnes is director of the Alabama district of the Eastern Surfing Association, and is responsible for organising surfing competitions. I've lived here all my life and I know it's not right."

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A Quick Comparison: Louisiana Oil Spill of 2010 vs. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill of 1989

Eco Friendly Daily

Location Affected: Louisiana, possibly Alabama and Mississippi too. as well as marine life, the fishing community and other support services.