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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...

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...

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-c...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Bless the lazy little hearts of our state legislators, who, rather than passing bills to better the...

Constitutional amendment #8, the so-called rigs-to-reefs amendment, is supported by the CCA, oil and gas, levee lawsuit opponents…and EDF!
posted on: Oct 29, 2014 | author: Admin

“Zero” Cassidy and “...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Zero Cassidy For too long we’ve been the hapless victims of the unceasing war of broadcast,...

“Zero” Cassidy and “Mitt” Graves: our next Senator and 6th district Congressman?
posted on: Oct 27, 2014 | author: Admin

Coastal news items through October 22...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. 1. Bragging about ignorance. “I’m not a scientist but…” This paean to...

Coastal news items through October 22, 2014. Reading between the lines.
posted on: Oct 22, 2014 | author: Admin

NY Times Magazine pays tribute to a L...

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. Lately I’ve been so distracted by the upcoming mid-term election that I neglected to call...

NY Times Magazine pays tribute to a Louisiana folk hero.
posted on: Oct 16, 2014 | author: Admin
An unreserved, unabashed, unexpurgated and unqualified endorsement of Edwin Edwards for Congress.

An unreserved, unabashed, unexpurgated and un...

posted on: Oct 12, 2014 | author: Admin

Editor’s note: since this post was published, respected political commentator Jeremy Alford provided an update on the 6th district...

Coastal conflicts of interest on the part of aspiring congressman Garret Graves

Coastal conflicts of interest on the part of ...

posted on: Oct 12, 2014 | author: Admin

Editor’s Note: This post represents the unauthorized use of copyrighted material from a website known as louisianavoice.com, created by one of...

Coal gets in his eyes. Coastal official waffles on key sediment diversion project, cites rising cost. Smells political.

Coal gets in his eyes. Coastal official waffl...

posted on: Oct 9, 2014 | author: Admin

by Len Bahr, Ph.D. On September 30, 2014 the New Republic published an intriguing article by New Orleans-based writer Nathaniel Rich on the most...

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