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Louisiana proposal might extend federal red snapper season

Louisiana wildlife officials are proposing an experiment that could someday enable private recreational fishermen to catch highly sought Gulf of Mexico red snapper any time of year in federal waters. … Click to Continue »

NOAA predicts active Atlantic hurricane season with 5 to 9 hurricanes

7 hours agoNews : USAToday: News

Overall, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration forecasts 11 to 17 named tropical storms will develop in the region, which includes the Atlantic, the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico.        

"The Day the Dinosaurs Died" -- Chicxulub Asteroid Impact Equivalent to 10 Billion Hiroshima Bombs Hit Worst Possible Place on Earth (WATCH Today's 'Galaxy'Stream)

Scientists drilled into the Chicxulub crater buried underneath the Yucatán Peninsula recovered rocks from under the Gulf of Mexico that were hit by an asteroid 66 million years ago creating the niche that made the rise of homo sapiens possible....        

Triceratops-like dinosaur tooth fills gap in history of American continent

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

Scientists know that at one point or another, North America was split down the middle. Not by politics or religion, but by a winding body of water known as the Western Interior Seaway that connected the Gulf of Mexico to the Arctic Ocean and divided the continent into east and west. Show More Summary

The Desperate Gambit That Could Save A Tiny Porpoise From Extinction ... Or Kill It

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

In 2016, scientists made a distressing announcement: There were fewer than 30 vaquitas ? a tiny porpoise that dwells in Mexico’s Gulf of California ? left in the wild. W ith carcasses continuing to wash up, researchers worry the vaquita...Show More Summary

Construction begins on submarine pipeline

Work on a US $2.1-billion submarine gas pipeline spanning the Gulf of Mexico from Tuxpan, Veracruz, to Texas began yesterday in the Tamaulipas port city of Altamira. The 800-kilometer pipeline will FULL STORY The post Construction begins on submarine pipeline appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Chinese appetite for totoaba fish bladder may kill off rare vaquita

Only 30 vaquita are left in Gulf of Mexico as pirate fishermen net them when fishing for highly valued totoaba maws The world’s rarest marine mammal is on the verge of extinction due to the continuing illegal demand in China for a valuable fish organ, an undercover investigation has revealed. Show More Summary

Oldest buckthorn fossilized flowers found in Argentina

Around 66 million years ago, at the end of the Cretaceous period, a giant asteroid crashed into the present-day Gulf of Mexico, leading to the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs. How plants were affected is less understood, but fossil records show that ferns were the first plants to recover many thousands of years afterward.

Rubio Sends Mixed Message on Gulf Oil Drilling

Just over a week after President Donald Trump made a massive push for offshore oil drilling, Florida lawmakers have mobilized to protect a hard-fought moratorium on drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. But Sen. Marco Rubio has inserted a new layer that critics fear could weaken the state's resolve. Show More Summary

Gulf of Mexico is Ground Zero for the Jones Ac

A vastly modernized U.S. offshore support fleet awaits the opportunity to perform Jones Act work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. Foreign operators, already here, predict disaster if a cabotage rule change takes effect. A change proposed by the US…

Company in settlement talks over money for 13-year oil leak

A company that has failed to stop an oil leak that began nearly 13 years ago in the Gulf of Mexico is negotiating a possible settlement that could allow it … Click to Continue »

$45M settlement between BP, Louisiana parish over oil spill

A coastal Louisiana parish announced a $45 million settlement Tuesday with BP over damages from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico Oil spill. Plaquemines Parish president Amos Cormier set a Wednesday … Click to Continue »

SUP Race Report: Noodles SUP Luau Race

Race: The 8th Annual SUP Luau Race, sponsored by Noodles Italian Cafe & Sushi Bar, Beach Box Cafe, and B3 Marketing LLC. Benefitting Collier County Special Olympics. Date it happened: 7 May 2017Location: In the Gulf of Mexico at Vanderbilt Beach, Naples, FL. Show More Summary

Oil Companies Are Downplaying Spills in the Gulf of Mexico, Coast Guard Data Reveals

Satellite data reveals that energy companies spilled nearly 1 million gallons of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico last year -- substantially more than these companies reported, according to a trio of Louisiana nonprofits.

Effects of eutrophication and benthic respiration on water column carbonate chemistry in a traditional hypoxic zone in the Northern Gulf of Mexico

A simple river-ocean mixing approach has been frequently used to examine estuarine and coastal carbonate system speciation. Coastal areas receiving significant nutrient inputs, however, can have the carbonate chemistry greatly deviated...Show More Summary

Review highlights challenges faced by birds in the Gulf of Mexico

(American Ornithological Society Publications Office) The Gulf of Mexico is hugely important to birds that migrate between North America and the Neotropics -- almost all migrants have to go around it or across it. However, coastal habitats around the Gulf of Mexico face more and more threats from human activity. Show More Summary

Review highlights challenges faced by birds in the Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico is hugely important to birds that migrate between North America and the Neotropics—almost all migrants have to go around it or across it. Coastal habitats around the Gulf of Mexico are critical for these migrating birds, but these habitats face more and more threats from human activity. Show More Summary

Edison Chouest, BP Extend GoM Partnership

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies has reached a 30-month alliance agreement with BP, the largest energy investor in deepwater Gulf of Mexico over the past decade. Chouest and BP have enjoyed a business alliance for over eight years…

noaasanctuaries: Manta rays are frequent visitors to Flower...

noaasanctuaries: Manta rays are frequent visitors to Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary in the Gulf of Mexico! If you’re diving, make sure to give them plenty of space – if they want to hang out with you, they will. GIF transcript below the cut. Keep reading

Gulf of Mexico Subsea Alliance to Utilize New ‘Island Venture’ OCV

Halliburton (NYSE: HAL), Trendsetter Engineering and C-Innovations have announced formation of a strategic alliance which will utilize the new offshore construction vessel Island Venture to provide Gulf of Mexico (GOM) customers with technologically advanced, integrated offshore well intervention packages. Show More Summary

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