Latest Mississippi River Delta News: April 14, 2015

04.14.2015 | In Latest News, Uncategorized

Gulf Revival – Incoming oil spill funds drive conservation efforts across the Gulf
By Frederick Reimers, Carlton Ward Jr., Nature Conservancy Magazine. April/May, 2015
“The Gulf of Mexico is one of the nation’s most biologically productive regions, teeming with thousands of species. It’s also one of the most economically important, with Gulf waters supporting a fishing industry that supplies more than a third of the seafood Americans eat. As expansive as the Gulf of Mexico is, the ecosystem’s foundations of production are the estuaries, bays, marshes and river mouths where fresh water from the mainland mixes with seawater.” (Read More)

CNN to mark 5th anniversary of Deepwater Horizon disaster with Tuesday (April 14) special
By Dave Walker, The Times-Picayune. April 13, 2015
“In the special, Drew Griffin, CNN’s senior investigative correspondent, will “explore the impact of the Deepwater Horizon spill on the people, the economy and the environment of the Gulf Coast.” (Read More)