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Fellowship allows oyster farmers to travel, learn from peers

Last January, Dr. Bill Walton announced a fellowship program funded by the National Sea Grant Office and Oyster South that helps Southern shellfish students and farmers receive travel assistance to visit existing aquaculture operations...

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By: Rusty Grice / Published: Jul 03, 2018

Storms and spills

If you lived in coastal Alabama or Mississippi during Hurricane Katrina in 2005, you might recall waking up to the news that the storm’s winds had pushed a tension leg oil/offshore platform (TLP) from where it was moored for repairs and sent it...

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By: Tara Skelton / Published: Jun 28, 2018

Marine debris is a problem; you can help at cleanup events

Think back to the last time you went to a beach that wasn’t polluted with litter. Now, think back to the last time you went to the beach and you DID see it polluted with litter. In that moment, what did you feel? When I was young, I remember the...

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By: Mandy Sartain / Published: Jun 21, 2018