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  • Gulf Oil Spill: Relief bore intersects BP's broken well

     
    Federal officials announced Thursday night that an emergency relief well has successfully intersected the bottom of BP's damaged Gulf of Mexico oil well. "Through a combination of sensors embedded in the drilling equipment and sophisticated...
  • Gulf oil spill: BP pulls up boom as fishing areas reopen

     
    As large, visible oil slicks on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico disappear, BP is scaling back its clean-up, with fewer ships scouting for oil and fewer people scouring beaches for slicks. Crews are pulling up boom in areas......
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Can I hunt on my own land without drawing tags?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: I was looking into buying some land......
  • Gulf oil spill: Wide swath of fisheries reopened in Louisiana

     
    Louisiana fisheries officials reopened wide swaths of state coastal waters to commercial fishing late Thursday, permitting fishermen to catch finfish and shrimp off most of the eastern and southwestern coasts. Commercial harvests of crabs and oysters...
  • Gulf oil spill: Louisiana fish and shrimp get thumbs-up

     
    Is Louisiana seafood safe to eat? U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Friday heartily endorsed the decision of Louisiana fisheries officials to reopen wide swaths of state coastal waters to commercial fishing and shrimping....
  • Fishing limits in Aleutians aim to save Steller sea lions

     
    Federal authorities have proposed shutting down fishing for cod and mackerel across more than 131,000 square miles in the western Aleutian Islands of Alaska to halt continuing declines in Steller sea lions. The measure is part of a package of......
  • The big deal about fish

     
    As confusing as the arguments about shopping for produce might be, they've got nothing on seafood. But here's the thing: This stuff really matters, maybe even more than the questions about land-based foods. Even before the disaster in the Gulf of Mexico,...
  • Fish and Game Q&A: Can I dive for an extra limit of abalone as a gift to my wife back home?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question: If I go diving with a friend......
  • Rehabilitated sea turtles rescued from Gulf oil spill are released in Florida waters

     
    CEDAR KEY, Fla. — The first rehabilitated turtles oiled by BP's massive leak were released back into the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday, with scientists saying that animals taken in by rescuers -- including birds -- appear more resilient than......
  • The Dry Garden: More drought ahead?

     
    We’ve been getting mixed messages about whether or not we need to conserve water. On one hand, we had a decent local rain year. Last week, the state Legislature pulled a water bond from the November ballot that would have driven statewide conservation.....
  • Gulf oil spill: Has it caused a new fish kill? (UPDATED)

     
    Louisiana state biologists Monday were investigating whether a large fish kill at the mouth of the Mississippi River was caused by oil or dispersants from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The gulf also contains a vast dead......