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December 2014 coastal scu...

December 2014 coastal scuttlebutt

When science goes bonkers After seeing the popular movie Interstellar, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson was...

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Are we buying a coastal s...

Are we buying a coastal stairway to heaven?

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. I recently watched a two hour and four minute Led Zeppelin concert on YouTube, recorded...

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Ocean acidification is a ...

Ocean acidification is a problem for native oysters that cannot be solved by introducing a foreign species

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica is in a sense the quintessential estuarine...

November 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt

NOVEMBER FOURTEENTH Jindal calls out Geezers Only Party (GOP) for stupidity Jonathan Martin reported in Politico.com...

November 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Nov 14, 2012 | author: Admin

Hurricane Andrew, 20 years later. Any...

by Len Bahr, PhD* As I write this on Hallowe’en 2012 the national news is dominated by Hurricane Sandy, which...

Hurricane Andrew, 20 years later. Any lessons?
posted on: Nov 1, 2012 | author: Admin

October 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt (con...

OCTOBER THIRTY-FIRST Brownie calls Obama too political In HuffPost yesterday Michael McUrliff posted about a bizarre...

October 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)
posted on: Oct 31, 2012 | author: Admin

October 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt

OCTOBER FOURTEENTH Scalise and Cassidy don’t deserve re-election Today The Times-Picayune endorsed all three...

October 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt
posted on: Oct 16, 2012 | author: Admin
September 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

September 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt (cont.)

posted on: Sep 30, 2012 | author: Admin

SEPTEMBER THIRTIETH The end of the month signals the end of an era Sadly, The Times-Picayune published the final editions of two of its top newspaper...

September 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt

September 2012 Coastal Scuttlebutt

posted on: Sep 14, 2012 | author: Admin

SEPTEMBER FOURTEENTH EPA and the state’s love-hate coastal relationship As I write this the Mississippi River/Gulf of Mexico Watershed Nutrient...

Corps prohibits trees on levees; so where’s the state?

Corps prohibits trees on levees; so whereR...

posted on: Sep 13, 2012 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* On August 4 2012 Mark Schleifstein reported in The Times-Picayune that sections of the Mississippi River levee between the Corps...

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