Peer listeners prepare to lend an ear

Everyone needs someone to talk to from time to time.

For people dealing with the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, having friends to talk to about day-to-day stresses can lead them toward healing and coping.

About 90 Gulf Coast residents attended two...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 15, 2010

Websites help clarify water-access legal issues

The Auburn University Marine Extension and Research Center and the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium have created two websites to provide technical information on Mississippi and Alabama coastal access laws.

The sites, ...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 09, 2010

Volunteers needed to become peer listeners

The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium is seeking volunteers to become peer listeners and help others through emotional stresses related to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The peer listener training program will train residents to become...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 08, 2010

UAB biology student awarded Knauss fellowship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) biology graduate student Andrew Coleman has been awarded a highly competitive 2011 John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship. The Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium endorsed his...

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By: Melissa Schneider / Published: Jul 05, 2010