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"Show People What They May Not See for Themselves" -- the Photography of Natalie Fobes

Steven Crandell | Posted 06.15.2011 | Arts
Steven Crandell

Fobes wanted to do a holistic look at salmon -- not just their importance to fishing and the environment, but their cultural significance.

Science and the BP Spill: Lack of Available Data Doesn't Equal Lack of Harm

Frances Beinecke | Posted 06.12.2011 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Nearly a year after the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, it's easy to assume that if we don't see a lot of headlines about ecological damage, then there mustn't be any. But it's not over. Let me repeat: it's definitely not over.

What We Still Haven't Learned From the Exxon Valdez Disaster

Regan Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Regan Nelson

While the Exxon Valdez spill was a very different spill than the Deepwater Horizon disaster, there are some striking similarities that suggest that we didn't learn our lessons from the Exxon Valdez disaster.

What Exxon Valdez Can Still Teach Us

Marilyn Heiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marilyn Heiman

The lessons of the Exxon Valdez spill are more vital than ever as we approach the first anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon explosion and contemplate drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

Exxon Says It's Done Paying for Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alaska Dispatch News

Exxon Mobil says it does not intend to spend any more money on claims or damages arising from the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince William Sound, according to a federal court document filed Friday.

BP: Making it Right (for BP)

Scott Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Scott Edwards

Over the past nine months, BP has conducted a full-throttle charm offensive. But their bottom line doesn't account for the cost of restoring the health of our communities. They're in it for the money.

From Exxon-Valdez to Deepwater Horizon: Have We Learned Enough to Expand Arctic Drilling?

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

It is vital that the administration and Congress follow the Commission's recommendations to help ensure we never see an oil disaster play out in vulnerable Arctic waters.

Nonprofit Groups To Bird-Dog Spill Report Proposals

Susan Buchanan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan Buchanan

Coastal advocates like much, though not all, of what they've read in the national, oil-spill commission report released this month, and instead of stashing the document in a desk drawer, they plan to stay engaged and speak up about its ideas.

PHOTOS: Stunning Exhibit Documents Exxon Valdez Oil Spill's Effects Decades Later

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Nationally recognized artist Carole Fisher's exhibit, "Sticks in the Mind: Alaska Oil Spill Project, 1989-2010," opens today at the Minneapolis Colleg...

DOJ Pursues Clean Water Fines for BP, Now Congress Must Ensure Funds for Gulf Restoration

Dennis Takahashi-Kelso | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dennis Takahashi-Kelso

To miss the opportunity to take the pulse of the Gulf through long-term research and monitoring would be to gamble with the Gulf's future and jeopardize the ecological engine that drives our economy.

Saving Sea Otters, Saving Ourselves

Julie Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Julie Packard

California has led the nation in environmental protection in so many ways. It's surely within our reach to ensure that our sea otters survive and thrive.

Will There Be Crude Justice or True Justice For Oil Spill Victims?

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

This week marked the opening of the new Supreme Court term, with John Roberts at the helm, the conservative majority champing at the bit, and the newe...

About This Year's Oil Rig Explosions...Please Wait Another 25 Years Until There is Actual Change

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

Following the oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico last week, I was asked to appear on The Alyona Show on Russia Television to discuss whether we'v...

PHOTOS: Gross! Hepatitis, Staph And Other Infections You Can Catch From Swimming In The Ocean

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Whether we like it or not, our nation's beaches are not as clean as we would prefer them to be. Ocean water contaminated with sewage, storm run-off an...

Gulf Residents Speak Out About Severe Sickness From Chemicals In The Gulf

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

"The health effects are the most frightening because everybody is sick and the doctors here don't know how to treat us. We are having a hard time finding doctors."

Putting BP's Oil Spill Into Context

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with How unusual is it for 4.9 million barrels of oil to be spilled into the ocean? The newspapers tell us that the ...

Most Non-Politically Correct Investments You Can Make (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Cigarette makers, war profiteers, oil drillers -- they're great for your bottom line. As Libya endorses BP stock, and others quietly follow suit, ...

Low Gulf Oil Spill Size Estimate Could Save BP Millions Of Dollars In Court

McClatchy | Marisa Taylor, Renee Schoof and Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- BP's estimate that only 5,000 barrels of oil are leaking daily from a well in the Gulf of Mexico, which the Obama administration hasn't ...

The Controversy Surrounding the Criminal Probe into the Gulf Oil Spill

Susan Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Klein

Political opponents of Obama contended that a criminal investigation diverted BP's attention from efforts to plug the well. The prospect of being prosecuted criminally may even have strengthened BP's effort to get matters under control.

Green News Report: July 8, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record summer...

The Corporate Courts: Fifth Circuit Judges Are Marinating in Oil

Nan Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nan Aron

There are many oil-drenched casualties of the tragedy in the Gulf. It would be a shame if the integrity of the judicial system was one, as well.

Jason Linkins

Gulf Oil Spill: Palin Camp Says You Can't Trust Foreign Oil Companies [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Today, Sarah Inc. took to its Twitter account to offer some lessons about What The Gulf Oil Spill Teaches Us. Her bottom line: don't trust the foreign oils!

The Gulf: Captured By Our Creations

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

Whether human beings can regain some choice over their technological and institutional "creations" is doubtful. We've created a world so complex and fragmented that sane or enlightened governance seems impossible.

Are More Oil Spills Inevitable?

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lincoln Mitchell

If the primary lesson which we take from this oil spill is that we should not drill for oil off of our shores, than we have missed the point.

Jason Linkins

Bill Maher And George Will's Energy Claims Factchecked | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This past Sunday, when Bill Maher claimed on ABC's "This Week" that the nation of Brazil "got off oil" in the 1970's, I thought to myself, "Oh, man. L...