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Sunken Cypress Forest in the Gulf of Mexico
July 16, 2013 | CBS News

Scuba divers have discovered the remains of a “sunken cypress forest” in sixty feet of water, ten miles from land in the Gulf of Mexico.


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Educators Diving in the Gulf of Mexico
December 10, 2013 | Gulf of Mexico Foundation
Down Under, Out Yonder (DUOY) is a five-day workshop designed for educators, hosted by the Gulf of Mexico Foundation and sponsored by ConocoPhillips through a generous donation. The workshop includes two days of on-land coral reef education, followed by three days of scuba diving aboard a live-aboard vessel in the Gulf of Mexico. It focuses on the coral reefs of the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, located about 115 miles off the Texas coast.

Plummeting Gas Share from the Gulf of Mexico
April 8, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration reports on the falling natural gas production rates from the Gulf of Mexico and the plummeting share of United States natural gas being produced in the Gulf.

Reviving the Energy Industry of Mexico?
October 2, 2013 | National Geographic
In 1938, Mexico nationalized its oil industry and kicked out foreign oil companies. Now they still have enormous resources but lack the money and technology needed to develop them. Included are deepwater resources in the Gulf of Mexico and significant shale resources along the Gulf coast.


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