Did you hear about the big BP oil spill in the Gulf that happened this summer? Of course you did, but how much have you heard about the Gulf coast restoration efforts? Probably not a lot. One big issue concerning this matter is whether or not to use Clean Water Act fines BP has to
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSkQlyG_2IM&feature=player_embedded The BP oil spill has killed and will continue to kill countless animals. A biologist in Florida is creating a modern-day Noah’s Ark in order to help some of them survive.
Great new petition telling members of Congress to donate their oil campaign money to Gulf restoration efforts. I’ve written about the massive amounts of money oil companies give to politicians, and the political influence that has, before. And I have to say, I wish I had thought up this simple, obvious solution for helping Gulf
UPDATE: THIS CAMPAIGN IS BACKED/CREATED BY THE OIL INDUSTRY, TO SHIRK RESPONSIBILITY. SANDRA BULLOCK IS NOW DISOWNING IT. A lot of people want the Gulf of Mexico restored, but when several top celebrities say they want something, they have a better chance of getting it then most of us do. Good for us, and good
This week the X Prize foundation announced their intention to come up with a contest for solutions to cleaning up the damage done by the oil leaking from the BP Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico. Roughly 35,000 solutions have been proposed to BP, our government and other organizations, including the X Prize
The disastrous and tragic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico might enhance the regions already environmentally threatening dead zone. [social_buttons] According to researchers who just happened to have been in the area when the British Petroleum Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig blew out and sank on April 20, the oil spill could worsen and
ABC and Jon Stewart of the Daily Show tear into BP for a ridiculous amount of serious safety violations and for lying on TV about them. Watch the video below. [social_buttons] ABC News nails BP in an interview with CEO Tony Hayward, showing that BP had 760 “egregious and willful” safety violations in the past
Joining the troops in the Gulf Coast, Hollywood star Kevin Costner has invested many millions of dollars inventing the right device that cleans oil from seawater. [social_buttons] Costner’s Oil Spill Separation Machines have been in the making for over 15 years for exactly this kind of ocean disaster like the Exxon Valdez spill in 1989.
[social_buttons] Help Greenpeace redesign BP’s logo in its newest logo design competition. Well, with the biggest environmental disaster in as long as most people can remember, maybe it is time for BP to redesign its logo. Greenpeace UK has decided to help out. Actually, Greenpeace got this competition started due to BP’s interest in investing
US Attorney General Eric Holder launches a full-out criminal investigation of the BP oil spill in the Gulf. [social_buttons] Visiting the Gulf of Mexico for the first time, US Attorney General Eric Holder stated yesterday, “we must… ensure that anyone found responsible for this spill is held accountable. That means enforcing the appropriate civil—and if