Tag: Coffee Island

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.

Alabama Gulf: Having Great Data, Making Hard Choices

Written by | May 8th, 2010

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Get the latest from Alabama’s Gulf Coast on preparations for the oil spill — and find out why the Conservancy’s oyster reef projects could be key to habitat restoration after oil spills.

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: 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.

Alabama: Putting Out the First Line of Defense

Written by | May 4th, 2010

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A Nature Conservancy crew is finally able to set booms to protect our oyster reef restoration project at Coffee Island — but it’s only a thin line of defense.

Alabama: Waves Too Rough for Booms

Written by | May 2nd, 2010

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Alabama’s Bayou community worries as the waves off its coast were too rough yesterday to deploy oil-containing booms, reports the Conservancy’s Bill Finch.

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