The Scripps Photobiology Group at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography is focused on understanding the interactions between light and living organisms.
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100 percent of all donations to the Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund will be granted to organizations working tirelessly in the effected areas. Our focus is to help fishermen and their families in the following parishes: Plaquemines, St. Bernard, lower Jefferson, Terrebonne, and Lafourche.s southeast Louisiana¹s fishing communities watch the ongoing oil disaster which threatens their economy and way of life, the Greater New Orleans Foundation is using a grant from its Gulf Coast Oil Spill Fund to help support critical services for fishermen.
In the coastal parishes of Louisiana most affected by the oil spill, there are over 6,400 licensed commercial fishers, many of whose families have been fishing for generations. Nearly one-third of the nation¹s seafood is harvested in Louisiana waters.
Commercial fishermen face unemployment short-term and possibly long-term which Greater New Orleans Foundation Director of Regional Initiatives. Oil has not come as far north as Pointe a la Hache and has now entered Lake Pontchartrain and washing up further south in Louisiana¹s marshes.