Nick Poggioli

Tunnell Vision?

Once again, a report on a specific aspect of the overall environmental damage caused by BP’s Oil Drilling Disaster is being presented as a comprehensive assessment of the health of the Gulf of Mexico, warping the reality of the damage and ongoing oil impacts here in the Gulf.On January 31, 2011, the Gulf Coast Claims …

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Guest Blog: Tulane Student Defends the Gulf!

The following guest post is by JP Gooderham, a Tulane University student who worked with the Gulf Restoration Network this fall through the GRN’s service-learning partnership with Professor Gary Brooks’s “Grassroots Politics” course. Service-learning at Tulane gives students the opportunity to get hands-on experience with the concepts they learn about in class. This fall, Tulane …

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Canoe for the Coast!

“I loved it! I had a great time. How often do you get the chance to canoe through a cypress forest in the dark through a rainstorm?” Petra”Very coastal. It was cool to see up close the invasive species that cause problems. I didn’t think of tallow as evil before.” Leo “The trip bridged our …

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Deepwater Spill Experiment Refutes BP/Government Excuses

BP and the Coast Guard should have been more prepared to deal with a deepwater oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The following summary of a year 2000 intentional deepwater oil spill research experiment undercuts the Coast Guard’s claims that the Deepwater Horizon spill is something that no one could have been prepared for.The …

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