Tag Archives: Gulf of Mexico

Search Ends for Fishermen Missing Off Texas Coast

John Reynolds and the four others aboard the Nite Owl weren’t worried when the thunderstorms made it impossible for the commercial fishing boat to return back to shore. They’d seen this kind of weather before. They did what they normally would, tying the … Continue reading

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From Disused Oil Rigs to Living Reefs

Disused oil rigs have become home to millions of ocean creatures in the Gulf of Mexico, but hundreds of habitats could soon be wiped out under US rules. In this breathtaking photo feature we chart the death of an oil … Continue reading

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Jimmy Buffett Donates Boat to Run on Vegetable Oil for Research and Education

Famed Gulf Coast native Jimmy Buffett and his sisters, Lucy “Lulu” Buffett and Laurie Buffett-McGuane, christened a 33-foot vessel on Monday that they donated to the University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory. The vessel, built for the Navy … Continue reading

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