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River of Oil

"The Gulf Appears To Be Bleeding:" Institute for Southern Studies

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

The Institute for Southern Studies (ISS) features a compelling video on its website that documents an overflight at ground zero of the British Petrol...

A Hymn for Nature in Peril on the Gulf Seashore

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

UPDATE FROM JOINT COAST GUARD AND BP COMMAND MOBILE, Ala. - Shoreline assessment teams recovered tar balls Saturday from the beach on Dauphin Island,...

Social Networking Crisis Map Shows Impacts of Oil Spill

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

UPDATE Breton National Wildlife Refuge Closed to Public Entry LOUISIANA -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) has closed the Breton Natio...

Oil, Obfuscations and Videotape in the Gulf of Mexico

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Though federal and state officials claim to be "forward leaning" in their response to the oil leak, is total and absolute transparency the order of the day? Or is PR serving to pull the wool over the eyes of a confused public?

Doomed Pelicans: British Petroleum Neglecting Booms in Pelican Rookery

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Georgianne Nienaber

Photos of oil-soaked suffocating pelicans drifting in pools of oil from the British Petroleum oil disaster have become a heartbreaking symbol of the e...