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Kara Lankford
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Kara Lankford grew up in Mobile, and, as a little girl the Gulf of Mexico was her playground. That much hasn't changed.

Only now she serves as Interim Director of Ocean Conservancy’s Gulf Restoration Program. She guides Ocean Conservancy’s work across the Gulf Coast to ensure comprehensive, science-based and community-supported restoration of the Gulf ecosystem by engaging and connecting public officials, fishermen, conservation partners, members of affected communities, and others.

Kara finds it a privilege to work everyday to restore, protect and preserve the beautiful Gulf ecosystem.

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Four Years After the BP Oil Spill, Hope for a Full Recovery in the Gulf Remains Strong Despite Slow Progress

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 12:13 PM

Sunday, April 20, marks the four-year anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Those of us living on the Gulf of Mexico have not forgotten the fiery explosion, the unnecessary loss of life and the widespread damage to coastal and marine environments and wildlife.

After all, oil continues to wash...

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