Browsing: Environment

Mississippi is “Nature’s Playground” and it’s home to some of the best-kept secrets in ecotourism.

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is partnering with Louisiana State University (LSU) and Tulane University through the Mississippi River Delta Transition Initiative (MissDelta), a $22 million, five-year project that includes 38 investigators who will seek strategies to promote sustainability of the marine ecosystem for the northern Gulf Coast.

The humble beginnings of the University of Southern Mississippi’s (USM) Gulf Coast Research Laboratory (GCRL) are full of extensive history and fond memories. Nestled 60 miles west of Mobile, Alabama and 90 miles east of New Orleans, Louisiana, the Ocean Springs-based lab is known for its resilience and coastal impact to create a sustainable Gulf Coast.