Who Is Watching The Gulf Coast Birds?

The enormous and sad task of watching the birds of the gulf coast struggle to survive the oil slick is partly the job of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Now, more than ever the sightings and nesting habits of the pelicans, roseate spoonbills and many others will need to be watched. Watch a slide show…

Can the Mangroves Survive This Oil Spill?

The first time I heard of the oil drilling platform disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, I immediately thought about Sanibel Island – and the Florida and gulf coastline – that is home to a huge and diverse variety of land and marine animals, including the mollusks. The oil spill will affect every living thing…