By: Val Marmillion, Galveston Daily News
There was a popular bumper sticker a few years back: “I wasn’t born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could.”
By: Jim Anderson, Minnesota Star Tribune
The National Geographic Society’s geotourism website will show tourists the experiences the mighty Mississippi can offer.
By: American Press
Louisiana appears to have picked up a massive and key ally in its campaign to garner attention for its vanishing coastline.
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The America's Wetlands Foundation has teamed up with Compose Studios in Baton Rouge to produce the ‘Game On!' TV commercial campaign featuring an actor playing as a football player.
By: Walt Handelsman, New Orleans Advocate
Given enough time...Coastal Restoration...Will Become...A Smaller Problem
By: The Houston Chronicle
Since 1908, the tide gauge at Pier 21 on Galveston Island has recorded a rise in sea level of about two feet. That's at least knee-high. David Yoskowitz and James Gibeaut of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi predict that the oceans will continue to rise.
By: Bronwyn Turner, Galveston Daily News
HOUSTON — While oil spill cleanup efforts continued in Galveston Bay, a poll released Tuesday shows a majority of Texans tie protection of the coast to a healthy economy statewide.
By: Bob Marshall, The Lens
For decades the solution to the state’s coastal land loss seemed simple: Just punch a few holes in Mississippi River levees and let the mud-rich water spill out over marshes to build new land.
By: Annie Snider and Nick Juliano, E&E Publishing LLC
States with oil and gas production in federal waters off their shores have long contended that the disparity between their royalties and the revenues that onshore producing states receive is unfair.
By: Matthew Tresaugue, Houston Chronicle
Most Texans see restoring the state's wetlands, dunes and barrier islands as a critical issue, a new survey shows.
By: Allison Geyer, Lacrosse Tribune
Usually, nutrients are a good thing. But when humans introduce too many into an ecosystem, it throws off nature’s balance.
By: Amy Wold, Baton Rouge Advocate
The plants sticking up through the muddy ground at Bayou St. John on Tuesday afternoon didn’t look like much, but in one, maybe two growing seasons, they should transform this area into a mini wetland.
By: Molly Peterson, 89.3 KPCC - Southern California Public Radio
People around the world depend on rivers for their water supply. So it’s important to understand how much water a river holds. Researchers at UCLA have found a new way to calculate a river’s volume without ever stepping into it.
By: Michael Wines, The New York Times
MUMFORD, Tex. — Across the parched American West, the long drought has set off a series of fierce legal and political battles over who controls an increasingly dear treasure — water.
By: Stacy Gill, ZacharyToday.com
Ducks Unlimited (DU) announced Mar. 12 the winners of the 2014 Wetlands Conservation Achievement Awards during the 79th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources conference, held at the Denver Sheraton. This year’s recipient of the Conservation/Private Entity award is Mr. Phil Precht, based in Houma.