News - Healthy Coastal Ecosystems

Ready, SET, collaborate

This spring Gulf of Mexico scientists from state, federal, academic and non-profit organizations led by the Northern Gulf of Mexico Sentinel Site Cooperative and the USGS National Wetlands Research Center were the first to compile and publicly...

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By: Renee Collini / Published: May 25, 2015

Science seminar to talk about dispersants

Join us Wednesday for a seminar about dispersants. A free event, "Understanding the toxicity of oil and dispersant mixtures and the development of alternative dispersants" will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the University of Louisiana at...

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By: Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant / Published: May 13, 2015

Multiplier analysis of MASGC projects

The U.S. industries targeted by the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant Consortium research, education and outreach projects during the past decade were grouped under four focus areas.

Under “sustainable fisheries and aquaculture,” the following...

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By: Ben Posadas / Published: Apr 29, 2015

Rain barrel program helps fight runoff issues

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, polluted runoff is the number one water quality problem in the country.

This problem is exacerbated in urban areas due to the higher amount of impervious cover which leads to greater volumes of...

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By: Christian Miller / Published: Apr 08, 2015

2015: The Oyster Trail grows longer

The Oyster Trail is an interactive scavenger hunt through Mobile and Baldwin counties in Alabama. With 20 stops currently, and six more planned, you can travel around Mobile Bay along the Trail completing the hunt for oyster-related information....

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By: PJ Waters / Published: Mar 31, 2015