New Orleans, La. – Marine scientist Samantha Joye of the University of Georgia says samples her team recovered from the Gulf floor are unique because they were taken before and after the well blowout. She traveled down to the seafloor around the Macondo well in December in a submersible vessel called the Alvin. She searched for creatures she'd seen before the spill, including the worm-like sea cucumber.
New Orleans, Louisiana – Ever since oil spewed into Gulf waters last April, folks who work and live in Shell Beach, Louisiana have been waiting -- waiting to see what happens to the marine animals their livelihoods depend upon, and waiting to find out the full effects on the businesses and community they rebuild after Katrina. Over nine months since the Macondo Well exploded, Eve Abrams found that the residents of Shell Beach have few answers, only more questions.
New Orleans – Today-on "The Sound of Books" - with Fred Kasten - the recent book by New Orleans mediator, psychotherapist and freelance writer Orissa Arend - "Showdown in Desire: the Black Panthers Take a Stand in New Orleans"...
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