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Oil Spill Wildlife

Few Donate For Oil Spill Relief Compared To Other Disasters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The disastrous April 20 oil spill claimed 11 lives and sent millions of gallons of crude oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico. The oil killed or contam...

As Turtle Toll Tops 1,000, NWF Overflight Finds Mystery Discolorations

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

Since the oil gusher was capped, observed wildlife impacts have gotten significantly worse. That seems counterintuitive. But it's what wildlife officials are reporting along the Gulf Coast.

Oil Spill Animals: Zoos And Aquariums Are On Alert

The New York Times | SINDYA BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Thirty-two national wildlife refuges are at risk because of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. They span five states -- Alabama, Louisiana, Flori...

Bird Washing Machine Removes Oil in 7 Minutes, Versus Hours By Hand (VIDEO)

Treehugger | Jaymi Heimbuch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week, David asked how a bird covered in oil gets cleaned. Turns out, it's a painstaking and time consuming process that can seriously stress out ...

Gulf Oil Spill: The Effect On Animals Runs Deep

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Breton Island, with its hundreds of nesting birds, has been protected by orange booms, as have many other areas of delicate estuaries and wetlands. ...

Bottlenose Dolphin Teeth, British Petroleum PR and Reality on the Mississippi Delta

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

There is a deep distrust of anything British Petroleum has to say here in south Louisiana, and the President's claim that 90 percent of the flow will be stopped by the middle of July is being roundly criticized. If the number came from BP, there is good reason to be incredulous.

Former EPA Chief On Gulf Oil Spill: 'It's Going To Blow The Record Books Up'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) -- The astonishing news that the oil leak at the bottom of the sea may be twice as big as previously thought could have major rep...

Confused Fish and a Dead Pelican: Oil Disaster Hitting Florida

Miles Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Miles Grant

Remember how marine life off Louisiana appeared to be mistaking oil for habitat? Sounds like the same thing is now happening off Florida.

HuffPost Meetup On June 8th To Discuss Gulf Oil Spill

Adam Clark Estes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Adam Clark Estes

Tomorrow is World Ocean Day and, the Huffington Post and Meetup are encouraging our readers to meet other readers nearby to talk about how you can help the Gulf oil spill clean up effort.

Gulf Oil Spill: Slick-Coated Animals Struggle And Die As 'Wildlife Apocalypse' Becomes Reality

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ON BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality. Pe...

9 Animals Threatened By The Oil Spill (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As horrendous amounts of oil continue to spill into the Gulf of Mexico, the beginning of the catastrophic consequences are starting to be seen. Oil h...

Meetup Everywhere: Work Together To Help With The Gulf Oil Spill

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

With the Gulf of Mexico oil spill growing larger and more unwieldy by the minute, it can be easy to feel powerless in impacting any sort of meaningful...