Tag: Nature Conservancy oyster

The Mississippi River Flood: A Louisiana Scientist’s View

Written by | May 19th, 2011

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The high waters of the Mississippi are coming to Louisiana — but can we stop these floods from happening in the future? Bryan Piazza, father, husband and Nature Conservancy ecologist in Louisiana, says using natural systems smartly can help.

Oyster Reefs Are in Trouble…So Can We Still Eat Oysters?

Written by | March 8th, 2011

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Conservancy marine scientist Mike Beck sets the record straight in this Q&A. Hint: If you like oysters, you’ll like what he has to say!

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.

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.

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: ‘I Think of All the People I Meant to Bring Here’

Written by | May 3rd, 2010

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The Conservancy’s Bill Finch visits the marshes of Grand Bay for what might be a last look at an incredible ecosystem before the Gulf oil spill hits.

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