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Oiled White Pelican on Bay Jimmy in Louisiana

NWF Tour Finds BP Oil Still Soaking Louisiana Marshes, Menacing Wildlife

3/22/2012 // By Miles Grant

The National Wildlife Federation this week led a boat trip to Louisiana marshes hit hard by the Gulf oil disaster. The trip made depressingly clear that while national attention has moved on and Congress still hasn’t passed legislation to restore […] Read more >

Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard, Deepwater Horizon response.

BP Reports Profit Gusher, Warns Gulf Oil Disaster Victims to Expect Rough Trial

2/7/2012 // By Miles Grant

BP has joined other oil giants in reporting staggeringly huge profitsĀ for 2011: BP returned to profit with a bang last year, posting net earnings of $23.9 billion on Tuesday, as the British energy giant prepared for a criminal trial over […] Read more >

Breaking: Gulf Oil Disaster Bird Species Impacts Released

9/16/2010 // By Miles Grant

UPDATE 9/16: More reaction to the new data from NWF’s Dr. Doug Inkley. For the first time, the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) has just released a catalog of bird species impacted by the Gulf oil disaster. The information […] Read more >

Behind the Scenes of Oiled Bird Rehab (Video)

6/17/2010 // By Miles Grant

Since the BP oil disaster began nearly two months ago, National Wildlife Federation staffers have spent hundreds of hours on the water off Louisiana, watching for impacted wildlife & helping bring their stories to light. We’re also working to organize […] Read more >

Smashed Pelican Eggs & New Oil Disaster Flow Estimate

6/15/2010 // By Miles Grant

Can you believe BP once would have us believe the Gulf oil gusher was only spewing 40,000 gallons a day? Today, the Obama administration said its latest estimates show the gusher could be pumping as much as 2.4 million gallons […] Read more >

“Some of the Worst Wildlife Pictures I’ve Ever Seen”

6/3/2010 // By Miles Grant

That’s what Dr. Doug Inkley warned me on the phone just a few minutes ago, calling me at 11:30pm on a Thursday night, asking me to log on to my email to see newly-released photos of oiled brown pelicans. When […] Read more >