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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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Contrarian challenges coa...

Contrarian challenges coastal restoration in toto, including sediment diversions: Is there an oil industry connection?

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

RECENT FROM Technical Issues

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...

Jury still out on sandy Band-aid proj...

by Len Bahr, PhD* On May 10 I posted a story about a coastal brainchild concept being heavily promoted by Governor...

Jury still out on sandy Band-aid project (part one).
posted on: May 21, 2010 | author: Admin

BP B.S. (part 2)

by Len Bahr, PhD* This concludes a two-part post on a sampling of interesting commentary, wise and otherwise,...

BP B.S. (part 2)
posted on: May 17, 2010 | author: Admin

May Coastal Scuttlebutt: daily minipo...

Editor’s note: Miniposts from May 1-16 can be found here. May 31 I ran into several friends yesterday at the D...

May Coastal Scuttlebutt: daily miniposts continued
posted on: May 17, 2010 | author: Admin

BP B.S. – crude reactions to ou...

by Len Bahr, PhD* An article in Huffpost described some of the recent outrageous statements by prominent...

BP B.S. – crude reactions to our increasingly oily coast (part 1)
posted on: May 13, 2010 | author: Admin
Bobby and Billy broach billing BP big bucks to bolster barrier beaches!

Bobby and Billy broach billing BP big bucks t...

posted on: May 10, 2010 | author: Admin

By Len Bahr, PhD* While the BP Blowout continues unabated, with even a temporary solution always just over the...

Coastal disasters and paradigm shifts, part two: levees and oil

Coastal disasters and paradigm shifts, part t...

posted on: May 8, 2010 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: This concludes a post on the broad issue of paradigm shifts in human thinking and behavior triggered by major catastrophes that...

Could the coastal catastrophe catalyze a paradigm shift? (part one)

Could the coastal catastrophe catalyze a para...

posted on: May 4, 2010 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, PhD* 1901 oil well accident results in a paradigm shift on petroleum availability On January 10, 1901 the historic Lucas...

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