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An oil-spill warrior and a flight along the coast

For the past year Steve Jenkins has been thinking a lot about beaches. As slicks of BP oil began making their way across the Gulf toward the Alabama shore last April, the staff of his Field Operations Division of Alabama’s … Continue reading

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Cradle of Life: Introducing the Estuary

Estuaries—those incredibly fertile environments where freshwater from the mouth of a river mixes with the saline waters of the sea—are often called cradles of life, and for good reason. We’ve spent the last three days in the quiet historic fishing … Continue reading

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