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Kemp's ridley sea turtle nests 1st in 75 years in Louisiana

Aug. 18, 2022 12:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The world’s smallest and most endangered sea turtles have hatched in Louisiana's wilds for the first known time in more than 75 years, officials said Wednesday. “Louisiana was largely written off as a nesting spot for sea turtles decades ago, but this...

Big Louisiana coastal restoration projects continue

Jul. 30, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

BELLE CHASSE, La. (AP) — Louisiana has completed one of its biggest coastal restoration projects yet, and is at work on even bigger ones. The dredge used to suck up sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to add 1,000 acres (405 hectares) of habitat to sites in the Terrebonne Basin is...

Conference about Maine, NH beaches back after 3-year hiatus

Jun. 07, 2022 01:47 AM EDT

SOUTH BERWICK, Maine (AP) — A conference about the health of the Maine and New Hampshire coasts is coming back after a three-year hiatus. The 13th biennial Beaches Conference is scheduled to take place on June 10 at Berwick Academy in Maine. The conference is intended to bring...