Audubon Nature Institute is taking steps to help address the damage being done to the Gulf of Mexico and the world’s oceans because of climate change and pollution.
Louisiana could lose 66% of its coastal wetlands by the end of the century under a moderate climate change and land conservation scenario, according to a peer-reviewed paper published in the journal of Environmental Research Communications.
Blind Pass Beach Park on Sanibel is closed, after sudden erosion over the past month made it unsafe, Sanibel officials decided.
ALONG BAYOU POINTE-AU-CHIEN, La. (AP) — Driving through her village along the southeastern Louisiana bayou, tribal official Cherie Matherne points out remnants of house after house — including her own — wrecked nine months ago when Hurricane Ida roared through the Pointe-au-Chien Indian Tribe community.
About 45 endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles hatched on the shore of Magnolia Beach on Monday, surprising scientists.
Fifty-five miles south of New Orleans, geologist Alex Kolker and surveyor Dallon Weathers tinkered with their computer while floating near the marshes on Plaquemines Parish’s east bank.
If the marsh erodes, it will release carbon in the atmosphere, "and we don't want that."
A new analysis of the aftermath of the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident suggests that, while the reputation of BP—the oil and gas company responsible for the event—declined through 2017, its stock market returns were not significantly affected in the mid- to long-term.
Gov. John Bel Edwards officially selected the Atchafalaya Coastal Basin as the preferred site in Louisiana to be added to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) System.
McALLEN, Texas (Border Report) — Environmentalists allege that the closure of public beaches for SpaceX test launches violates the Texas Constitution.
Ryan Lambert and his crew had their eyes glued to the radar as rain poured relentlessly in the early hours of the morning. They waited in his Buras lodge, searching for a break. Finally, the storm moved on, though the dim, overcast skies loomed overhead.
Louisiana Senator John Kennedy has announced $14.8 million in grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for coastal restoration projects in Louisiana.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday concluded a long-awaited assessment of SpaceX’s Starship rocket program in Texas. In a press release, the FAA noted SpaceX will be required to take more than 75 actions to mitigate environmental impacts before the company can receive a launch license.
The FAA is expected to decide by June 13 on whether the Starship can launch from Boca Chica.
In Galveston Island State Park, a routine survey has uncovered a nest of 107 extremely precious turtle eggs belonging to a Kemp’s Ridley sea turtle’ a species listed as Critically Endangered, it is the most at-risk sea turtle on the globe.
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The U.S. House voted to authorize the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning for the massive coastal barrier project in Galveston Bay, but funding is not yet secured. The largest civil engineering project in U.S. history would permanently alter the Texas coast.
A team of scientists have used satellite data to detect methane plumes from an offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico. This is the first time that individual methane plumes from offshore platforms are mapped from space.
Colorado State University’s tropical meteorology team led by Phil Klotzbach has increased its forecast for activity in the 2022 Atlantic hurricane season, saying they now anticipate a “well above-average” hurricane season ahead also raising its landfall probability forecasts.
CAMERON, La. — Almost two years ago, Hurricane Laura pushed a 17-foot-high wall of water onto the Louisiana coastline. Hundreds of houses and businesses in this coastal town were simply washed away. The storm tide surged nearly 30 miles up the Calcasieu River and flooded large swaths of Lake Charles. It took weeks to restore the city’s electricity. Two months later, Hurricane Delta hit the same stretch of coastline.
The Biden Administration is considering a giant offshore wind project in the Gulf of Mexico, an area with plenty of potential and a long history of energy production.
FLORIDA’S WATERWAYS HAVE ACTED AS MY PHOTOGRAPHY MUSE FOR YEARS.
While its brown color makes it stand out more on sugar-white sand and it stinks while it's decomposing under the baking sun, sargassum seaweed that began lining area beaches several weeks ago poses no health threat to beachgoers, according to Okaloosa County Coastal Resource Manager Alex Fogg.
As companies such as SpaceX drive the growing commercial space industry, states and counties across the country are touting themselves as great places to launch satellites and other cargo into space.
The hurricanes keep coming –with increased force and increased frequency. Even before hitting land, they're often wreaking havoc. Katrina, Sandy, Ida —name a tropical storm and odds are good it's caused an off-shore oil spill. And these messes aren't easily cleaned up.
New road way near the airport, Little Lagoon are latest projects