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Six Months Later, What Did We Learn From the Oil Disaster in the Gulf?
Environment  (tags: environment, Gulf oil spill disaster, ecosystems, humans, nature, pollution )

- 3161 days ago -
Six months after a BP-owned offshore oil rig exploded, setting off a violent leak 5,000 feet below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico, there is still much debate about what the United States has or hasn't learned from this disaster
Pictures: Fish Suffocated in Giant Louisiana Die-Off
Environment  (tags: oil spill, Gulf oil spill disaster, destruction, environment, humans, habitat, oceans, habitatdestruction )

- 3190 days ago -
A massive fish kill--discovered Friday in the Bayou Chaland area of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana--included porgie fish, redfish, shrimp, crabs, and freshwater eels.
Scientists Deeply Concerned About BP Disaster's Long-Term Impact
Environment  (tags: environment, Gulf oil spill disaster, pollution, animals, habitatdestruction, habitat, destruction, ecosystems )

- 3240 days ago -
- Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are "deeply concerned" about impacts that will likely span "several decades".
Good News for Gulf Fishermen
Environment  (tags: society, politics, GoodNews, environment, Gulf oil spill disaster, fishingecosystems )

- 3243 days ago -
e good news is that about one-third of that closed off area has just been reopened by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Concern Still High About Volume of Oil in Gulf
Environment  (tags: destruction, pollution, environment, ecosystems, Gulf oil spill disaster, wildlife, oceans )

- 3246 days ago -
A Louisiana official says most of the state's fishing waters will be open again within a month. Federal authorities say the extent of long-term damage to the region is still likely to be significant.
The Gulf's Invisible Villain: Natural Gas
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, pollution, methane gas, Gulf oil spill disaster, oceans, habitatdestruction )

- 3246 days ago -
You can't see or smell the methane that poured into the ocean with the oil, but experts say it's stealthily destroying marine life.
In Gulf Oil Disaster, Cameras Can't Capture the Human Toll
Environment  (tags: environment, healthconditions, humans, Gulf oil spill disaster, psychological toll, destruction, politics )

- 3247 days ago -
It is the emotional and social toll on individuals, the price families may pay and how communities are bound to suffer if residents don't take care of each other.
Gulf Oil Spill: BP Criticized for Cheaper, Faster Well Option
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, energy, Gulf oil spill disaster, BP oil disaster )

- 3251 days ago -
A federal investigator hammered a top BP official Thursday on why BP chose to implement cheaper, quicker options to finish and seal an oil well rather than more expensive options that offer more protection against oil and gas compromising the well casings
Gulf Oil Spill: Salazar Defends Moratorium on Deep-Water Drilling
Environment  (tags: environment, destruction, Gulf oil spill disaster, moratorium on deep ocean drilling, energy, humans, habitat, pollution, protection, ecosystems )

- 3252 days ago -
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday that there were "corners that were cut" by BP in drilling its Gulf of Mexico well, and that "prior administration and this administration have not done as mu
BP Oil Poisons the Gulf of Mexico's Food Chain
Environment  (tags: animals, Gulf oil spill disaster, food chain, wildlife, environment, destruction, ecosystems )

- 3253 days ago -
Shellfish in the Gulf of Mexico grow with drops of petroleum inside them, coyotes eat oil-soaked birds, and sharks suffocate when the oil coats their gills.
GULF OIL SPILL--In 'Be the One' Video, Sandra Bullock, Drew Brees, Lenny Kravitz Come Together
Environment  (tags: Gulf oil spill disaster, celebrity, conservation, humans, protection, ecosystems, environment )

- 3253 days ago -
The New Orleans group Women of the Storm, which commissioned the video, hopes the sheer number of voices -- both ordinary and superstar -- will influence Washington politicians preoccupied with the economy, illegal immigration and getting re-elected.
Seepage Detected Near BP Oil Well
Environment  (tags: environment, ecosystems, destruction, Gulf oil spill disaster )

- 3255 days ago -
The temporary cap that has plugged BP's gushing oil well in the Gulf of Mexico remains in place, but engineers have discovered oil seeping deep out of the seafloor.
Newly Discovered Leak Halts Oil Well Test
Environment  (tags: destruction, ecosystems, environment, Gulf oil spill cleanup, Gulf oil spill disaster, humans, pollution )

- 3259 days ago -
Equipment that the oil company BP was using to help stop the massive oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico is leaking -- another setback for the beleaguered company in its hope of stopping this disaster.
Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill to Keep Flowing as Cap Test Delayed
Environment  (tags: pollution, Gulf oil spill disaster, Gulf oil spill cleanup, environment, ecosystems )

- 3259 days ago -
A pivotal moment in the Gulf oil crisis hit an unexpected snag Tuesday evening when officials announced they needed more time before they could begin choking off the geyser of crude at the bottom of the sea.
How Much Damage Has the BP Oil Spill Done?
Environment  (tags: destruction, animals, nature, environment, Gulf oil spill disaster, ecosystems )

- 3260 days ago -
In the months since the start of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico there have been harrowing images of birds coated in oil and dead dolphins, but just what do we know about the scale of the environmental damage done?

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