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Guest Blog: How the Gulf Gathering is making an impact

Last October, ninety-five people representing forty-six community, local, regional, national and international environmental, social justice, and fishermen’s groups met at the Beckwith Camp and Conference Center on Weeks Bay, Alabama. Together, we drafted a set of principles that we believe must guide the recovery and restoration of the Gulf of Mexico, our coast and our …

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KAYAKER MARGO PELLEGRINO ENDS HER 1200 MILE JOURNEY FOR A HEALTHY GULF

Margo will be ending her journey this the culmination of Margo’s 1,200 mile journey from Miami to New Orleans to raise awareness about protecting the Gulf of Mexico and our oceans. Margo will end her journey with a celebration about her message of conservation of the Mexican Gulf. Come out and celebrate the end of …

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KAYAKER FOR A HEALTHY GULF: MARGO PELLEGRINO’S TRIP FROM MIAMI TO NEW ORLEANS

Margo Pellegrino is a paddler on a mission. An avid environmentalist, Margo has already paddled the entire eastern seaboard, raising awareness of ocean conservation in her Miami to Maine Paddle in 2007. Now she is paddling the Gulf of Mexico to raise a similar message of conservation for a healthier gulf. Beginning in Miami and …

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AND NOW FOR A WORD FROM MR. BILL: SHELL AND WORLD WETLANDS DAY

Hoo hooo kiddies!Mr. Bill here and I’d like to thank all you friends for coming out on February 2nd to support World Wetlands Day. We got together on the front stairs of One Shell Square, Shell Oil Co’s headquarters here in my hometown New Orleans. Fortunately, with some help, I made it up the steps …

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ARMY CORPS PORK IN STIMULUS?

Bruce Alpert with the Times-Picayune wrote a great story about Army Corps money in the stimulus package.The Senate Appropriations Committee has included $4.6 billion in money for Army Corps projects. Unfortunately, very little of this money appears to be going to the kind of environmental restoration projects that the Gulf Coast desperately needs. It appears …

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CRUISING FOR THE COAST

This November the 9th marked Gulf Restoration Network’s (GRN) 2nd Annual Mississippi Fundraiser. This event is a great opportunity to meet some of Mississippi’s most well-known environmental activists, environmental scientists, local business owners, and environmentally conscious citizens.The fundraiser takes place on the Captain Pete, one of Ship Island Excursions’ boats. The boat ride begins and …

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