The entrance to Pensacola Bay is the first line of defense to try and keep this area from dieing a slow and painful death.
I've been told that this area of the gulf usually host hundreds of Pelicans. In the five days I've been here these are the only two I've seen.
As large a disaster that the oil spill that you can see is, it's what you don't see that's truly heartbreaking.
Gulf Breeze's Chief of Police, Peter Paulding, explains some of the frustrations of dealing locally with the BP oil spill.
This morning I drove up the coast to Orange Beach, Alabama. What I saw brought me to heretofore unknown levels of rage and sadness; oil… and one indescribably gorgeous beach with perhaps three people on it. The cleaning crews are doing...
Bill Clark of Gulf Breeze, FL's "Coastal Watch" explains the all volunteer, on-the-water, oil containment program as well as a few of the frustrations of trying to save Pensacola Bay from the onslaught of millions of gallons of oil.
Kate Wilkes of The Santa Rosa County Tourist Development Council says that despite what the the media's saying about the BP oil spill, there's still a tremendous amount to enjoy in the Pan Handle area.
Wes Dannreuther of "Intercoastal Outfitters" in Pensacola, talks about the present oil spill crises as well as his hopes for the future.
Perdido Key, FL clean up efforts from beach crews to the Coast Guard.
25th Defense (4) 58 Harrison Lane (4) AL (1) Arctic Climate (9) Arctic Natural Resources (1) Arial View (1) Bagan (23) Boat Show (1) Canada's Northwest Passage (3) Clean-up effort (1) Environment (31) Findings from the Field (13) Greenland (13) Guest Blog (4) Iceberg Sitings (13) Leaving the Northwest Passage (13) Life After the Northwest Passage (6) Local Voices (7) Newfoundland (5) Newport to Halifax (6) Nordhavn Boat (4) Northwest Passage Video (17) Orange Beach (1) Polar bears (5) Poverty to Pearls (4) Preparing for the Northwest Passage (43) Sir John Franklin Expedition (1) The Arctic (9) The Gulf Oil Spill (39) Traveling the Northwest Passage (21) Welcome to Nrodhavn (1) Wild Life (12)
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