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Alabama releases red snapper statistics

Alabama wildlife officials say the federal government is still overestimating the amount of red snapper caught in the Gulf of Mexico. A new report from the Alabama Marine Resources Division … Click to Continue »

BHP Billiton Okay $2.2 bln Investments in Gulf of Mexico

BHP Billiton has announced that the Board has approved expenditure of US$2.2 billion for its share of the development of the Mad Dog Phase 2 project in the Gulf of Mexico. BHP Billiton holds a 23.9 per cent participating interest in the Mad Dog field.

Peterson to Develop New Port Cameron

International energy logistics provider Peterson is to partner with Port Cameron in Louisiana to develop a deepwater staging port and supply base facility serving the Gulf of Mexico. Peterson has signed a teaming partnership agreement with Port…

NASA studies a rarity— growing Louisiana deltas

The Louisiana coastline is sinking under the Gulf of Mexico at the rate of about one football field of land every hour (about 18 square miles of land lost in a year). But within this sinking region, two river deltas are growing. TheShow More Summary

U.K. to Get First LNG From Peru While Still Waiting for U.S.

By Rob Verdonck and Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Almost a year after the first liquefied natural gas cargo left the Gulf of Mexico, the U.K. is still waiting to claim a slice of American supply. By the end of the month it will, but it won’t be made in the U.S. Peru LNG loaded a […] The post U.K. to Get First LNG From Peru While Still Waiting for U.S. appeared first on gCaptain.

Video: Retired Ship Sunk to Form Artificial Reef

Sinking a 6,000-ton, 371-foot former cargo vessel to help create an artificial reef in the Gulf of Mexico is a herculean feat, one only accomplished with strict adherence to rigorous federal and state environmental regulations. When the cargo…

Are 100,000 Abortions in Canada Not Enough? Justin Trudeau Wants $600 Million to Fund More

The gulf between Canada and the USA’s treatment of pre-born children is widening, to Canada’s shame. On January 23, President Trump re-enacted the Mexico City Policy, an order that ensures U.S. foreign aid will not subsidize abortion overseas. This is leadership on behalf of the voiceless. It is also the fruit of many years of […]

Daily demand and supply: "Price spikes for jumbo shrimp blamed on Gulf of Mexico dead zone"

Marty presented this at App State back in 2013: The study's researchers captured the hypoxia effects by reviewing the month-to-month price changes of various market sizes of shrimp. They compared that data to the periods when low-oxygen conditions were present. In a telephone interview, Smith said researchers have known for...

World's Smallest Porpoise Inches Closer To Extinction. There Are Now Just 30 Of Them Left.

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Hope for the vaquita, the most endangered marine mammal on Earth, is fast diminishing. Despite international efforts to prevent the extinction of the world’s smallest porpoise, found only in Mexico’s Upper Gulf of California, the vaquita...Show More Summary

World’s most endangered marine mammal has 30 individuals left

The vaquita porpoise lives in the Gulf of California, Mexico, where illegal fishing with gill nets has slashed the population by a total of 90 per cent in the past five years

Scientists report on latest deepwater horizon oil spill impacts

(Louisiana State University) LSU scientists will present new research at the 2017 Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference in New Orleans next week. These experts will be among hundreds of oil spill-related researchers...Show More Summary

Eutrophication-induced acidification of coastal waters in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Insights into origin and processes from a coupled physical-biogeochemical model

Nutrient inputs from the Mississippi/Atchafalaya River system into the northern Gulf of Mexico promote high phytoplankton production and lead to high respiration rates. Respiration coupled with water column stratification results in seasonal summer hypoxia in bottom waters on the shelf. Show More Summary

Illegal Catch Could Net Fisherman Life Behind Bars

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

A Florida commercial fisherman who pleaded guilty to distributing nearly 45 pounds of cocaine he found floating in the Gulf of Mexico could be docked for life. Thomas Breeding, 32, faces sentencing Feb. 16 in U.S. District Court in Florida. Show More Summary

Gulf shrimp prices reveal hidden economic impact of dead zones

Hypoxic dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico drive up the price of large shrimp relative to smaller sizes, causing economic ripples that can affect consumers, fishermen and seafood markets alike, a new Duke-led analysis reveals.

Release the Kraken! Cargo Ship Scuttled Off Galveston

A 371-ft cargo vessel named Kraken has been scuttled off Galveston, Texas to create a new artificial reef for fishermen and divers in the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Artificial Reef Program sank the ship on January 20, 2017 approximately 67 miles off the coast. Show More Summary

Fisherman's $500K Catch Could Get Him Life in Prison

When commercial fisherman Thomas Breeding found 45 pounds of cocaine floating in the Gulf of Mexico last January, he says he knew the right thing was to turn it over to police. The Florida man instead opted to sell it, a decision that could land him in prison for life....

Rare "big" wave windsurfing day on FL Gulf Coast

Over the weekend a big blast of West wind crossed the Gulf of Mexico, sending unusually large waves towards the normally waveless coast of Southwest Florida. By Monday afternoon some of the waves were over head high, and the wind was pretty strong from the West Northwest. Show More Summary

The US government just sank a giant ship on purpose — and the footage is amazing

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department's Artificial Reef program sank a 371-foot cargo vessel, named the Kraken, on January 20. The ship is part of the program's efforts to create artificial reefs in the Gulf of Mexico that will serve as a haven for fish, coral, and other sea life. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

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