Now, volunteers and private contractors are racing to clean up the oil. About 6,000 gallons have been collected so far, according to the AP. But damage has already been done. At least two pelicans have been found dead,
With the exception of a few mentions in the mainstream press when the incident originally occurred, Exxon is getting away with murder concerning their most recent snafu. IâEUR(TM)m talking about the huge explosion at a gasoline refinery in Torrance...
The 'Io's biggest threats are deforestation from agriculture, development, and logging, along with habitat degradation from introduced livestock and invasive plants. Additional hazards include illegal shooting, poisoning, and collisions.
Arctic oil coming down the West Coast and expanded tar sands operations exporting their crude through West Coast ports equal increased super tanker traffic. Greenpeace Canada and First Nations allies oppose both as they will have catastrophic effects
The U.S. Forest Service has before it an application to improve roads and allow utilities that would pave the way for a massive new development near the entrance to Grand Canyon National Park. The proposed development--2,100 residential units ...
Bad news keeps flowing from Antarctica. The massive shelves of ice that ring Antarctica have been shrinking over the past couple of decades, and that could have grave implications for sea level rise. ItâEUR(TM)s not the ice shelves themselves that pose -
An estimated 105.000 gallons of crude oil spilled on California's coastline near Santa Barbara on Tuesday. The broken pipeline created a slick stretching nine miles along some of California's most popular camping destinations before it was secured.
World attention is currently not enough to address the issue of climate change which is increasing in severity year after year. All well-respected scientists agree that Global warming is happening, is a major threat to the well-being of the planet and is