The 2010 BP oil spill accelerated the loss of Louisiana’s delicate marshlands, which were already rapidly disappearing before the largest oil spill in U.S. history, a new study reports.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference: January 21-23, 2013 (3 full days) – New Orleans Marriott Hotel, 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana
Salt marshes are one of the most vulnerable coastal environments in the Gulf of Mexico.
In the days and months following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, all eyes were fixed on images of where the oil was going and what it was impacting.
A floating mass of tangled seaweed might not look inviting, but for marine life in open Gulf waters it is critical for survival.