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Awesome cyclone power; ha...

Awesome cyclone power; hats off to BP; Angelle panders to oil interests; while SLFPA-E fights them

  by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Cyclone devastation The above images capture the power of Cyclone Pam that struck the...

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Audubon typifies the decl...

Audubon typifies the decline in environmental advocacy in Louisiana

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The April 6 issue of the New Yorker carried a highly provocative article on birds and...

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Point by point rejoinders...

Point by point rejoinders to arguments against river diversions

Editor’s note: Award winning journalist Bob Marshall with TheLensNola.org recently invited the Save...

Contrarian challenges coastal restora...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Editor’s note: I held off publishing this post until after Mardi Gras but of course the...

Contrarian challenges coastal restoration in toto, including sediment diversions: Is there an oil industry connection?
posted on: Feb 18, 2015 | author: Admin

What’s behind state reluctance ...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On January 23 TheLensNola.org published a story by veteran coastal reporter Bob Marshall* on a...

What’s behind state reluctance to unequivocally support sediment diversion projects, appeasement of diversion opponents?
posted on: Feb 4, 2015 | author: Admin

Guest post: Challenging the need for ...

by Kelly M. Haggar Mr. Kelly M. Haggar is the president of Riparian, Inc., a small wetland consulting firm in Baton...

Guest post: Challenging the need for wetland regulation
posted on: Feb 2, 2015 | author: Admin

Morganza-to-the-Gulf project could be...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The person who took this photo emailed it to a confidant, along with the following message: I took...

Morganza-to-the-Gulf project could become a coastal development bonanza
posted on: Jan 28, 2015 | author: Admin
New coastal czar more intern than expert

New coastal czar more intern than expert

posted on: Jan 26, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Please forgive me in advance for this, the most immodest post I’ve written in the six plus years since I inaugurated...

Long silent eco-lambs finally say, “Baaa.”

Long silent eco-lambs finally say, “Baa...

posted on: Jan 22, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. In an article in nola.com|thetimes-picayune Mark Schleifstein noted that for the first time in recent memory a coalition of three...

Are our state coastal officials even aware of The Public Trust Doctrine?

Are our state coastal officials even aware of...

posted on: Jan 19, 2015 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. The Public Trust Doctrine In 1992, Jim Wilkins, J.D, Director, Legal Advisory Service Louisiana Sea Grant Legal Program, and his...

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