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Gulf Oysters

Enchantment in New Orleans; Love for NYC

Cody Lyon | Posted 04.05.2014 | New York
Cody Lyon

Oysters on the half shell at Felix's were plump, sweet and salty. Felix's, a Restaurant and Oyster Bar,on Iberia St. in New Orleans was packed on a recent Saturday night, and the shuckers were busy, the line to get in stretched down a French Quarter half block.

As BP Trial Begins, Gulf Businesses and Communities Call for Ecosystem Restoration and Economic Opportunity

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 04.28.2013 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Monday marked the beginning of arguably the biggest trial of this century, as the U.S. Department of Justice went to court with global oil giant, BP. With money most likely on the way to states, and needs still so acute, the question is, how to invest it most effectively.

Joe Satran

Climate Change Could Make Oysters More Deadly

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 02.07.2013 | Food

Forty-year-old Darrell Dishon wasn’t an oyster fan. Before June of 2009, he’d never even tried one. So when his wife Nicole proposed splitting a d...

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...

Dave Jamieson

Gulf Oil Spill: Claims Czar 'Pleased' Despite Glitches, Criticism

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.15.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Danielle Thomas spends much of her day with the phone to her ear, listening to hard-luck stories about Alabama workers still dealing wit...

Oyster Deaths: Oil Spill Remedy Causes Mass Oyster Die-Offs

nytimes.com | JOHN COLLINS RUDOLF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Now, reports indicate that the freshwater diversions have had a catastrophic impact on southeastern Louisiana's oyster beds that is far in excess of t...

'Super Oysters' Could Help Gulf Recover, But Critics Say Too Costly

AP | CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. — Biologist John Supan thinks he has developed what may be the holy grail for oyster lovers: a hardy breed of the delectable she...

Ameripure Oysters' Workers Laid Off Over Oil Spill; Good Samaritans Step Up To Help

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

For workers at the Louisiana company, Ameripure Oysters, times have been tough. The giant oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has forced them out of work ...