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Gulf Oil Spill: Building the Ark of Recovery

June 21st, 2010

We could end this decade with richer natural systems in the Gulf of Mexico than we began it -- if we act now to kick-start the recovery of life, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch. More

Gulf Oil Spill: Is There a Cure?

June 14th, 2010

Are hay or oil-eating microbes the answer to the Gulf oil spill? The Conservancy's Bill Finch asks if miracle cures just blinding us to the inevitable...and what it will take to restore the Gulf. More

Gulf Oil Spill: The Nature of Oil

June 9th, 2010

Oil is natural -- so what's the big deal about the Gulf oil spill? For starters, you have to understand oil's nature, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch. More

Gulf Oil Spill: The Forecast and Petit Bois Island

June 3rd, 2010

On the Gulf Coast, people are now checking the oil spill forecast as religiously as the weather. But Alabama's Petit Bois Island has already been hit, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch. More

Gulf Spill Update: The Numbers Don’t Lie

May 26th, 2010

Who's to blame for the Gulf oil spill? BP, of course, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch. But shouldn't Americans take a hard look at their driving habits, too? More

Gulf Oil Spill: The Slick We Didn’t See

May 17th, 2010

The damage the Gulf oil spill has done is mostly offshore, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch -- in the open ocean that supports the life of the Gulf. More

Alabama: Return to the Rail’s Nest

May 14th, 2010

The Conservancy's Bill Finch returns to a clapper rail's nest he visited two weeks ago in Alabama's Grand Bay marsh -- back when he thought the Gulf oil spill's landfall might be imminent. More

Alabama: The Spill’s Potential Effects on Gulf Seafood

May 11th, 2010

The oil spill's effects on Gulf coast seafood could be devastating -- on local economies and on the nation's food supply, says the Conservancy's Bill Finch. More

Alabama: What This Spill Could Do to Coastal Marshes

May 10th, 2010

The Conservancy's Bill Finch says the Gulf Coast's marsh grass is one of nature's most efficient traps -- making it especially vulnerable to this oil spill. More

Alabama: Relax, The Spill Will Get Here

May 6th, 2010

Reporters are rushing to the Gulf to report on the oil spill -- but the Conservancy's Bill Finch says it'll arrive on its own schedule...and the ecological damage will be stunning. More

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