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Gulf Wetlands

The Gulf One Month After Hurricane Isaac

Steven Apfelbaum | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green
Steven Apfelbaum

For the now-destabilized Gulf Coastal wetland ecosystems, a slow-moving hurricane with heavy rain and high, shoreline-pounding surf may be the most damaging type of storm. This is true especially around the mouth of the Mississippi River, which took a direct hit from Hurricane Isaac.

World Wetlands Day Today

Karl Grossman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Karl Grossman

Today, February 2, marks the 14th annual celebration of World Wetlands Day. It is telling that the event is only in its 14th year -- an acknowledgmen...

Fulfilling President Obama's Gulf Coast Restoration Pledge

Paul Harrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paul Harrison

Three days before President Obama's visit to Louisiana to commemorate the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on August 29, a broad, bi-partisan coal...

20 Thoughts on 20 Billion Bucks

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

The oil-company spill-containment plans must be working better than we thought -- there hasn't been a single dead walrus washed ashore yet.