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Louisiana Oysters

Gulf Oyster Harvest Has Nose-Dived Since BP Spill

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 10.12.2014 | Green

HOPEDALE, La. (AP) — Fisherman Randy Slavich drags a clunky metal net through an underwater oyster bed in Lake Machias, a brackish body opening into...

New Orleans Filmmaker Spotlights Black Oystermen Of Louisiana

Colorlines | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices

Over the next few days, you’ll read and hear a lot about the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig that exploded on April 20, 2010, gushing hundreds of...

A New Threat To Louisiana Oysters

AP | By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN | Posted 07.06.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Just a year after the BP oil spill crippled Louisiana's oyster industry, the fishermen face a new problem. Freshwater is set to be...