Deepwater Horizon

Tuesday Gulf Oil Disaster Updates

A quick roundup of some Gulf oil disaster news items: Crews have raised the Deepwater Horizon’s massive blowout preventer to the surface, hoping it will provide clues in what caused …

3 Months Into BP Oil Disaster, NWF’s Work Just Beginning

Three months ago today, the Deepwater Horizon rig exploded, eventually sinking into the Gulf of Mexico & leading to the gusher that’s spewed hundreds of millions of gallons of oil …

Breaking: Dead Sperm Whale Found In Gulf

Scientists have found a dead sperm whale 77 miles south of the Deepwater Horizon disaster site: It is the first dead whale spotted since BP’s rig exploded on April 20. …

Video: Dolphin in Oily Waters Off Grand Isle East State Park

Former National Wildlife Federation staffer Denise Ryan captured this video of a dolphin swimming near the pier at Louisiana’s Grand Isle East State Park. Here are some of her notes: …

BP Oil Disaster Now Impacting Wildlife Off Florida

Remember how marine life off Louisiana appeared to be mistaking oil for habitat? Sounds like the same thing is now happening off Florida: Ten miles off Pensacola Beach on Sunday …

BP Oil Slick to Reach as Far as North Carolina?

Via CNBC, check out this model from the National Center for Atmospheric Research: Help ensure NWF has the funding needed to be on the front lines helping wildlife >> For …

NWF Refutes BP, Finds Oil Far Below Gulf’s Surface

The National Wildlife Federation is making a habit out of refuting BP’s bogus claims about the BP oil spill. Last week, we proved BP wrong on how much oil is …

“We’ve Dropped Everything … To Be The Voice Of Wildlife”

“We’ve dropped everything, family plans, work plans to spend time down there to be the voice of wildlife …. It’s like seeing your kids in harm’s way. It’s hard to focus on anything but making sure we’re doing everything we can,” said NWF’s Jeremy Symons.

NWF Scientist: Oil Ashore So Far “The Tip Of The Iceberg”

Dr. Inkley joined Kiran Chetry on CNN’s American Morning, saying he doesn’t know how any wildlife could survive under the Gulf of Mexico’s thick blanket of oil.

NWF Flyover Shows Acre After Acre of Oiled Wetlands

NWF staffers investigate BP’s claim that only 30 acres of Louisiana wetlands have been coated in oil.

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