Tag: Alabama oil spill

The Gulf Oil Spill: The Story’s Not Over

Written by | August 13th, 2010

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The wellhead might be capped, but don’t be fooled — the response to the Gulf oil spill is just beginning, says Conservancy scientist Jonathan Hoekstra.

Gulf Oil Spill: The Slick We Didn’t See

Written by | May 17th, 2010

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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.

Alabama: Return to the Rail’s Nest

Written by | May 14th, 2010

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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.

Alabama: The Spill’s Potential Effects on Gulf Seafood

Written by | May 11th, 2010

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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.

Alabama: What This Spill Could Do to Coastal Marshes

Written by | May 10th, 2010

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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.

The Gulf: ‘A Narrow Window for Action’

Written by | May 8th, 2010

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The world is watching the Gulf of Mexico, says Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek — but will we all take advantage of this moment to act for clean energy and region-wide conservation?

Seeing the Oil: A First-Hand Report

Written by | May 7th, 2010

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Mark Tercek, the Conservancy’s president and CEO, flew over the Gulf oil spill Thursday — and reports that its size and potential damage to nature overwhelmed him.

Alabama: Relax, The Spill Will Get Here

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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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.

The Gulf: 3 Ways You Can Help

Written by | May 6th, 2010

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You can help restoration efforts in the Gulf in 3 ways — find out more from Conservancy President and CEO Mark Tercek.

Alabama: A New Kind of Nightmare Every Day

Written by | May 5th, 2010

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In today’s update on the spill from Alabama, the Conservancy’s Bill Finch says the waiting for landfall is like a horror movie — a new scenario to worry about every day.

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