Sunday, August 15, 2010

Many problems linked by one theme - degradation of coastal wetlands
~Bob Marshall

Ivor van Heerden punkin' for BP again
~“Research shows these plants will bounce back,” van Heerden said.
~Editilla Hotellas~Oh! What "Research" are you citing here, Ivor?
I know you bought-and-paid-for BP "scientists" are barking this, but all the other "Research" screaming at me says we better get on it and do something or our wetlands Will Not Bounce Back. Which is it, Ivor? Who should we believe?
So then tell me again why are we trying to save the wetlands now?

Insight: The oil's underhanded threat to life in the Gulf
~Those who find reason to celebrate that the Gulf isn’t quite dead shouldn’t be surprised a few weeks from now, in a few months or a few years, when there’s a call that something has gone terribly wrong: The marshes that provide 95 percent of our seafood harvest are disintegrating; the crabs, shrimp, oysters and fish we once caught abundantly are suddenly scarce or nowhere to be found.
~Please also see~Frances Coleman: Over? Not to those of us on the Gulf Coast ~Hat Tweet~judyb

FDA testing delays put crabbing in some areas on hold~Amy Wold

Scientists: Mississippi River could save Louisiana coast

Crews Garey Joins Cause for Louisiana Wetlands~Billy Witz

Ken Feinberg says he is ready to take your questions~John DeSantis

If a Hurricane Hits Gulf Oil, Bring the Lab, Not the Cleanup…
~Disenfranchised Citizen

Spending their golden years behind iron bars~James Gill~Michael Francis Mara, arrested in Baton Rouge last week, is a mere 52. By European standards, he is practically a juvenile delinquent. In Germany, for instance, he would never qualify for the so-called "Opagefaengnis" (Granddad Prison), in Singen.

14 Days 2 Year 5:
A Photographic Journey

~Herbie Hancock, Susan Tedeschi, and Derek Trucks
~Very Special Thanks to Citizen K

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