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Container Cliff: Port Strike on East and Gulf Coast Ports Averted, for Now

Update: The port strike has been averted for now with a 30 day contract extension. In early December we posted about the end of the eight day West Coast dock strike that shut down 10 of the port’s 14 container terminals in  the … Continue reading

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Pelicans, Back From Brink of Extinction, Face Oil Threat

Though the pelican is featured on the state flag, by the early 1960s, brown pelicans had been pushed to extinction along the Louisiana Gulf Coast by DDT and other pesticides. In 1968 pelicans were reintroduction to Louisiana from colonies in … Continue reading

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