On November 21, 2010, the Boston Globe's Beth Daley reported on the research of four researchers from Massachusetts. The scientists--all based out of the Manomet Center for Conservation Sciences in Plymouth, Mass.--are documenting the effects that the Gulf oil disaster continues to have on ecosystems along the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Their specialty: shorebirds. We thought you would find their work with the American oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) particularly interesting.
The Food Chain in the Gulf
Mon, 2010-11-01 10:41 | by Waterkeeper Alliance
Shot on location in Louisiana, this film explores the damage done by this unimaginable environmental calamity to the lives and livelihoods of the people who depend on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico for their income, their food, and the continuation of their culture.